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European New Power Summit

May 30th 2024Industriepark Kleefse Waard (IPKW)10:00 AM

Discover the latest advancements in system integration, energy storage, and electric charging in the heart of the Netherlands. At the European New Power Summit, energy innovation takes center stage in everything we do. Our mission is to connect the latest solutions for system-integrated electrification with present and future challenges. All to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Unite with international industry leaders, policymakers, young talent, startups, and investors to collectively build towards a more sustainable and inclusive future.
Solutions for system-integrated electrification in Europe will be discussed and accelerated during ENPS.
Innovative energy companies with international standing will host this summit on May 30, including TenneT, DNV, KEMA and Elestor. Also many start-ups and scale-ups, knowledge institutes and government are joining.

The Netherlands is renowned for knowledge sharing. In addition to the summit on May 30, we will also organize company visits to places like Kema Powerlab and Connectr innovation lab.

The European New Power Summit is curated by all three technical universities in the Netherlands.

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David Eades
BBC World

Host of the summit and a legend and seasoned BBC World News Anchor with over three decades of experience under his belt. Not only a respected Europe correspondent and sports anchor, but also an expert in vital fields like climate matters.

Tirsa With
NPO Zapp and NPO Radio 1

Introducing Tirsa With, a vibrant presenter with a passion for storytelling, art, and innovation. From hosting "Het Klokhuis" to moderating discussions, Tirsa brings infectious energy and genuine curiosity to every project she undertakes.

Nathalie van Gent
Singer and presenter.

Meet Nathalie, a versatile multitasker who can tell a compelling story in various ways. Through singing, writing, presenting, and simply narrating, Nathalie provides a platform for the most diverse stories.

System Integration - Speakers

Susana Almeida de Graaff

As TenneT's Director System Operations and Board Member ENTSO_E, she's a transformative leader. Winner of the 2018 Hidde Nijland Prize, she chaired CIGRE Study Committee C2 and received multiple CIGRE awards.

Erik de Jong
Kema Labs

As the Head of the Flex Power Grid Lab, he's your expert guide through the complexities of power electronics. Both a curse and a blessing in the long term. They pose challenges, yet digital twins offer a way to assess and potentially solve them.

Eamonn Lannoye

Meet Eamonn, Managing Director & Sr. Program Manager at EPRI. All the way from Ireland. A pioneering figure in industry-focused R&D for grid operations amidst the transition to high renewable futures.

Prajeev Rasiah

Meet Prajeev, Executive Vice President & Regional Director for Northern Europe in DNV’s Energy Systems business area covering Benelux & Israel, Germany, Poland, Nordics & Baltics, Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

Daan Schut

As Chief Transition Officer and member Board of Directors at Alliander, Daan is an experienced C-level executive leading energy transition, technology, and digital transformation. Driving decarbonization, grid enhancement, and market innovation with a team of 2200, managing a $1.1 billion investment portfolio.

Energy Storage - Speakers

Wiebrand Kout

Founder and CTO of Elestor BV, the developer of an innovative low cost flow battery. He has fifteen years experience in research(-management), primarily gained within the cleantech industry.

Duan van 't Slot

Meet Duan van t Slot, the founder and CEO of Volstora (formerly Zenon Energy). In just two years, Duan has led his team to remarkable achievements, with 20 employees and over 40MWh of active installations utilizing their proprietary production process.

Dirk van Asseldonk
Battery Competence Cluster

As a seasoned leader with a background in engineering Dirk thrives on business development and organizational challenges. He excels in building high-performing teams, crafting long-term strategies, and nurturing enduring stakeholder relationships for sustainable growth.

Evert Raaijen

Meet Evert, Business Development Manager and immersed in the world of energy storage since adolescence, crafting solar panels and battery charging systems as early as 1979.

Gert Jan van der Have

With expertise in battery testing and certification, e-mobility, energy storage, and waste treatment & circular economy compliance, Gert Jan integrates strategic vision and practical experience across product lifecycles. Globally seasoned, he thrives on solving intricate challenges in the sustainable economy, actively contributing to their resolution.

Charging Infrastructure - Speakers

Lonneke Driessen

Director Standardization and Test Lab at ElaadNL, overseeing EV Charging testing facilities, open standards development, and activities with the Open Charge Alliance. With a background in the Utility Industry, she brings expertise in market liberalization, smart metering and smart grids.

Jurjen de Jong

Founder of NRG2fly, Chairman of Electric Flying Connection (EFC). Driving eMobility evolution: From electric cars to electric planes. He advocates for the emerging 'Internet of Energy,' signaling a new phase in energy management.

Daniel Rosen Jacobson

Co-CEO and Chief Business Officer Daniel previously managed strategic apps partnerships at Google EMEA and was a partner and commercial director at the sports streaming startup MyCujoo. In addition to being an angel investor, he contributed to Panta Holdings' sustainable aviation activities before his current role at Elysian.

Daan Nap

A seasoned eMobility expert, spearheads Business Development at Rocsys, specializing in Autonomous Connection Devices (ACDs) for Ports & Transportation. With over 16 years of experience, Daan has pioneered DC fast chargers in Europe and delivered global solutions for bus charging, driving towards a sustainable future.

Peter Kramer

Meet Peter, Project Manager for Advanced Technology & Technical External Relations at DAF Trucks NV. In this role, he oversees innovative projects and cultivates strategic partnerships to drive technological advancements in the industry.

Bas Kruimer

Please welcome Bas Kruimer, Business Director of Digital Grid Operations & Cyber Security at DNV Energy Systems. With over 30 years of experience, Bas specializes in digital systems, automation, and utility cyber security. A Delft University graduate, he is also a Fellow focusing on Grid Cyber Resilience.

Curator and speaker

Prof. Peter Vaessen
TU Delft

Professor Peter Vaessen, an esteemed figure at TU Delft's Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science, leads the charge in advancing hybrid transmission systems.

Prof.Dr.Ir. Mark Huijben
TU Twente

At the forefront of energy innovation, Prof.Dr.Ir. Mark Huijben and his team spearhead cutting-edge research in battery technology, fostering fruitful collaborations with industry leaders and academic peers.

Prof. Maarten Steinbuch
TU Eindhoven

Meet Maarten Steinbuch: a visionary high-tech systems scientist, renowned for pioneering work in advanced motion control and robotics for precision surgery.

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