Get up to speed on the impact of the energy transition on European energy sector

The energy sector is undergoing a major transformation that has only just begun and that will affect all of European society.

This 4-day programme looks at how the 2015 Paris Agreement will lead to a shift from a fossil-fuel-based energy system to a zero-emission system based on renewable energies. It addresses and integrates all the key economic, technological, political and regulatory aspects of this major change and will highlight the opportunities provided by new developments around electrification, green gases, smart grids and smart cities.

How you benefit

  • Acquire strategic perspective on European energy transition
  • Anticipate challenges and opportunities
  • Acquire international network of peers and expert

About the programme

This programme will give you a complete overview of how European energy markets work and how they are expected to be transformed by the transition to a zero-emission energy system.

It is a must for anyone who wants to gain a critical understanding of this hugely important and complex development that will affect us all.

Download the brochure to find more information about the programme.

What you learn

  • Understand supply and demand dynamics in EU gas, heat and electricity markets
  • Understand (geo-)political and regulatory frameworks of European energy markets
  • Anticipate challenges and opportunities of energy transition and sustainable cities of the future
  • Assess the future of a single integrated EU energy market

Session 1: 15th to 18th April 2024 is fully booked

Who should attend

For participants who are, or will become active in the energy sector or energy-related institutions:

  • Professionals in European energy markets
  • Consultants/advisors working in the European energy industry
  • Project coordinators, strategy advisors in the energy sector Industry professionals who need to assess the impact of the energy transition on their business fields
  • Regulatory affairs and public relations officers/managers working for national, provincial or municipal bodies
Module 1
  • Lecture 1 Monday 15 April 2024 Fully booked Lecture 2 Tuesday 16 April 2024 Fully booked Lecture 3 Wednesday 17 April 2024 Fully booked Lecture 4 Thursday 18 April 2024 Fully booked
  • LocationHeadquarters ENTSOG in Brussels, Belgium
Earl Goetheer, Scientific Programme Advisor New Energy Business School

Earl Goetheer

Earl Goetheer is a professor at TU Delft (specialisation: energy storage) and chief technology officer at High Tech XL (a venture building company). He holds a PhD in chemical engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology and an MSc in organic chemistry and process technology from Wageningen University. In his career (including as Principal Scientist at TNO) of more than 20 years in chemical technology, he has participated in a number of major international research programmes in carbon capture and utilisation (CCUS) technology (CASTOR, CESAR, CAPRICE, OCTAVIUS, ICAP). He has published more than 100 scientific papers and holds more than 60 patents in the field of process engineering.

Bert Stuij, senior expert New Energy Business School

Bert Stuij

Bert Stuij (MSc.) is Senior Expert at our Business School and Manager National Programmes/Energy at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency RVO, a government institution. Stuij works on our programme development and education with a specific focus on energy transition. At RVO, Stuij is responsible for renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy innovation policy. In 2022 he takes part in the Expert Team Energy Systems 2050 of the ministry of Climate and Energy of the Dutch National Government. Previously Stuij worked in the private sector for Shell and at various semi-private institutions (Novem) and government agencies (SenterNovem, AgentschapNL).

Manfred Hafner Hydrogen Expert New Energy Business School

Manfred Hafner

Manfred Hafner is Professor of international energy studies and teaches at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SIAS-Europe), the SciencesPo Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) and the New Energy Business School. He teaches courses on international energy, decarbonisation strategies and hydrogen. He has over his more than 30-year professional career extensively consulted for governments, international organisations and industry. He has published several books related to energy and the energy transition.


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15 April 2024
18 April 2024
Brussels, Belgium


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