01 February 2024

09:45 - 10:15


10:15 - 11:55

Setting the scene

  • The global perspective
    Phillippe Adam, Secretary General CIGRE will share his insights about future openings and bottlenecks from a global perspective.
  • Vision European Community
    Bas Eickhout, member of the European Parliament will share his insights about the new European F-gas regulations. 
  • Vision Netherlands and Belgium 
    Margriet Rouhof, TenneT TSO and Vincent Du Four, ELIA will share their vision. 
11:55 - 12:40

Lunch break

12:40 - 14:55

In parallel sessions we will do a deep dive in the subjects Components, Life Cycle Analysis, and Transmission Lines and Cables. 


How do European TSO's deal with the new EU rules in their long-term asset (component) planning    
Lisa Schaefer, 50 Hertz

The current status of SF6-free high-voltage equipment
Rene Smeets, KEMA

LesSF6 - Reducing SF6 emission by solving complex leakages.    
Robert Vosse, DEP

Decarbonization through procurement of components    
Wilbert Blokhuis, Stedin 

Quantifying emission values in Transformers    
Erik de Groot, SGB Smit

Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)

LCA: the why, the how and the what: benefits for our businesses.  
Akshaya Prabakar, TenneT

Purchase - CO2-impact    
Philipp Von Normann, ELIA
Knowledge is power: LCA’s to optimize designs and procurement of T&D grids
Mieke van Eerten, Movares

Supplier perspective
Mikkel Buhl, NKT


Transmission Lines

How to make the proper connection from DSO and TSO perspective?  
Jacco Smit & Sjoerd Nauta, TenneT

Roadmap towards net-zero; focus on specifications respecting quality
Roy Zuijderduin, TenneT

Cable design and decarbonisation  
Laurens Pots, TKF

Carbon footprint reduction by re-utilization of existing assets
Mohammed Shah, DNV

LCA analysis of overhead line projects with the focus on conductors and towers 
Erwin Platenkamp, TenneT

Technological advancement on carbon footprint reduction for overhead line conductors
Peter Hermans, Lamifil


14:55 - 16:30

Network reception