Masterclass in North Sea Energy

Learn about the future energy flows of the North Sea, the transition of the offshore industry and how potential collaboration between and among sectors, but also between the North Sea countries could increase efficiency and effectiveness of the North West European transition process.

Highlights of North Sea Energy Masterclass

  • In cooperation with DOB academy. DOB-Academy offers offshore energy education for professionals.
  • 3 days
  • Including e-learning and case
  • Including social and networking programme

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Key benefits of this North Sea Energy Masterclass

What's in it for you?

Upon completion of this Masterclass in North Sea Energy, the participants will be able to:

  • Have an overview of the future energy flows for both the renewable and oil and gas
  • Explain the system integration technologies and their distinctive characteristics
  • Recognise new business models and regulatory challenges for exiting platforms for the North Sea Area
  • Be aware of the opportunities and challenges for international North Sea Cooperation


Which topics are addressed during this North Sea Energy training course?

  • History of the North Sea Energy Flows and it's meaning for NWE Wealth
  • European policy regarding the North Sea
  • Spatial Planning and Environmental issues
  • The essentials of offshore energy flows and processes
  • Interconnections and Pan-European Electricity Grids
  • Evaluate options for smart combinations between sectors and countries
  • Optimising system integration offshore
  • An introduction into North Sea Energy Law

Participant's profile

At whom is the Masterclass in North Sea Energy targeted?

The North Sea Energy training course is highly recommended topic for individuals working along the energy value chain (as in the gas industry and in the electricity sector):

  • New business developers;
  • (Offshore) producers of natural gas and wind energy;
  • Transmission system operators;
  • Business and energy analysts;
  • Technologists and engineers;
  • Policy makers, regulators and NGO’s;
  • Researchers and energy consultants;
  • Maritime and spatial planners. 


Catrinus Jepma is professor of Energy and Sustainability at the University of Groningen. Prof. Jepma has long-term experience in lecturing and research. His field of expertise is energy policy and markets, environmental impact and policy issues, energy efficiency measures and energy technologies. He is listed as an author of more than fifty publications. Aside of his  academic work, he guides policy makers and project developers in  the field of for example renewable energy and alternative energy sources. Through his years of involvement as (coordinating) lead author of the IPCC, Prof. Jepma received a personalised certificate for his share in the Nobel Peace awarded to IPCC in 2007.

Giles Dickson (CEO WindEurope)

Jan Willem Velthuijsen (Chief Economist PwC) 

Jan van der Tempel (CEO DOB & CEO Ampelmann): Jan is the co-founder and director of DOB-Academy. He is an expert on offshore wind support structures and innovations. He previously was head of the Offshore Engineering Department at TU Delft and the inventor and founder of Ampelmann.

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Masterclass in North Sea Energy

18 November 2019
20 November 2019
€ 2.950,- (accommodation, travel expenses and VAT not included)
Delft, The Netherlands
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