North Sea Energy event

November 7, 2022 Nieuwegein

The North Sea Energy program has the ambition to make the North Sea thé offshore pioneering region that remains innovative and important for global offshore energy solutions. The program envisions the North Sea as a thriving carbon neutral energy region. Together with our stakeholders and partners, we have made an Action Agenda with the key activities towards a future proof North Sea. On November 7th, 2022, we will present the Action Agenda and discuss it with guests from industry, NGO’s research partners and government.

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It is our pleasure to invite you to our exciting program. We kindly request you to register your attendance via this link.

Practical information

Date: Monday 7 November 2022

Time: 10:00 - 16:30

Location: Green Village, Blokhoeve 7, 3438 LC Nieuwegein

The venue is easy to reach by public transport and by car. There are sufficient parking places.


10:00     Registration with coffee and tea

10:30     Welcome and introduction

               Jan Douwe Kroeske and Rene Peters (TNO)

10:45     Action Agenda

  • The roadmap to an integrated offshore energy system.
  • International collaboration and an integrated approach.

               Joris Koornneef (TNO)

11:15     Audience discussion

11:35     Action Agenda

  • Joint North Sea Offshore Flagship Program

Rob van Zoelen (New Energy Coalition), Durgesh Kawale, Pejman Shoeibi Omrani (TNO)

  • Governing the transition

Martha Roggenkamp (RUG), Karin Heijmen (EZK)

  • Stimulating the market for an offshore energy system

Sebastian Hers (TNO), Esther Vermolen (NAM), Annemiek Asschert (EBN)

  • North Sea Energy Atlas

Remco Groenenberg (TNO)

12:45     Lunch

13:40     Action Agenda

  • Environmental and ecological responsible energy system

Mara Hauck, Jens Odinga, Jorrit Rodenburg (TNO)

14:00     Panel discussion on accelerating the offshore energy transition

Heleen Vollers (Stichting de Noordzee), Alexander Jongenburger (Equinor), Peter Molengraaf (TKI-Energy), Thomas Donders (TenneT)

15:00     Keynote Speech

Mr. S. Gaastra, DG Climate and Energy.

Official handover of the Action Agenda

15:30     Wrap up, closing remarks and network drinks

16:30     End