Marine Energy Event Program October 9th, RAI Amsterdam

Marine Energy Event

The 5th annual Marine Energy Event is organized in cooperation with Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC) and the Dutch Energy from Water Association (EWA). This session will delve into how marine energy solutions can drive our energy transition and next steps foreseen to successfully commercialize and integrate these solutions in the global energy mix.


Chairman event: Peter Scheijgrond, Head of Services DMEC
Moderator panel discussions: Britta Schaffmeister, Director DMEC
Wrap-up: Piet Ackermans, Chairman, EWA

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch

13.00 - 13.30 Towards a carbon free and reliable electricity system

Regional Energy Strategies as an important driver to implement marine energy solutions
Maaike van Asten, Director Electricity, Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate

Integrating Dutch innovative concepts to accelerate the global transition
Annemieke Nijhof, Chairman Netherlands Water Partnership / TopSector Water & Maritime

Floating to the top on a rising tide; the Pempa'q Tidal Energy Project
Ralf Starzmann, Head of Power Take-off Systems, Sustainable Marine Energy

13.30 - 14.00 Panel discussion: How can we accelerate integration within the energy mix?

14.00 - 14.30 Break

14.30- 15.30 Marine energy solutions as successful export products

Wave farm in Lanzarote off the coast of Spain: Towards a global pipeline of commercial farms
Philip Hale, Business Development Manager, Bombora Wave Power (Australia)

Subsea kites in the Faroe Islands: Adding utility-scale tidal energy to reach 100% renewables
Martin Edlund, CEO Minesto (Sweden) and Terji Nielsen, Head of R&D SEV (Faroe Islands)

Economic and technical viability of tidal energy: Magallanes Renovables' experience
Alejandro Marques de Magallanes, CEO, Magallanes Renovables (Spain)

Marine energy as an essential building block of the electricity system
Andreea Strachinescu-Olteanu, Head of Maritime innovation, marine knowledge and investment, DG MARE, European Commission

15.30-16.00 Panel discussion: What are the next steps in successful commercialization?

16.00-17.30 Drink at the Marine Energy Pavilion (hall 2) 


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