Impact of Covid-19 on north-western Europe’s decarbonisation pathway

20.05.21 - 20.05.2021

Online event.

LocationEurope Member Events

Together with a group of experts, the session will look into how productivity growth could affect the energy landscape and further accelerate the energy transition as well as how changing energy demand might change other aspects of the energy value chain. What kind of technology and innovations could support this? How did the policy space change due to COVID-19 and what kind of policy changes could help achieve a higher and more efficient growth?


  • 08.30: Opening and Welcome by moderator Sonja van Renssen (Energy and environment journalist)
  • 08.35: Key takeaways of this year’s WEC report by Jan Willem Velthuijsen (PwC)
  • 09.00: Key note speech by David Hone (Chief Climate Change Advisor, Shell Scenarios)
  • 09.15: Panel discussion on 5 topics, by Catrinus Jepma (NEC), René Peters (TNO), Jan Willem Velthuijsen (PwC), Marcel van de Kar (Vopak), Martine Hoeksma (Shell) and Thijs Slot (DNV)
  • 10.00: Q&A
  • 10.10: Wrap up & closure

To register please click here. If you have any questions concerning the webinar, you can contact Stephanie van Weerdenburg (PwC NL) at

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