January 29, 2020

Bimhuis - Amsterdam

At the Solar Business Day, research agency Dutch New Energy Research will present the Dutch National Solar Trend Report, featuring all essential data about the Dutch PV market. Speakers with international appeal will bring you up to speed on all developments and challenges the solar sector is facing. The Solar Business Day is the leading knowledge and network event in the Netherlands and is attended by all the major players in the solar energy sector. We hope to welcome you Wednesday the 29th of January at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam.

Solar Business Day 2020
09.00 - 09.45  - Welcome with coffee
09.45 - 10.00 - Opening remarks
10.00 – 10.30 - Presentation National Solar Trend Report 2020 (in Dutch)

Drs. ing. Rolf Heynen
CEO Dutch New Energy Research / Good!

10.30 – 11.00 - State of the Art of solar energy (in Dutch)


dr. Evert Bende,
independent solar energy expert

11.00 – 11.50 - A vision on China’s energy, climate and manufacturing policy

Ru Jialin
China Photovoltaic Industry Association (CPIA)

11.50 – 13.00 - Lunch
13.00 – 13.20 - Politics and Policy: status and expectations (in Dutch)

Steven Heshusius
Dutch New Energy Research

13.20 – 13.50 - Building without government support: becoming active on the energy market (in Dutch)

Joris Besseling
Electricity market developer TenneT

13.50 – 14.20 - Introduction to the energy market and solar integration (in Dutch)

Remko ten Barge
Founder / CEO NieuweStroom and

14.20 – 14.45 - Coffee break
14.45 – 15.30 - Panel: Do solar power farms place too much strain on energy nets? (in Dutch)

Edwin Edelenbos (Netbeheer Nederland), Peter Molengraaf (Chairman Holland Solar) en Sam Collot d'Escury (CEO Energie Nederland)

15.30 – 16.00 - The future of the energy market (in Dutch)

Kees Koolen
CEO, Koolen Industries

16.00 - 17.15 - Networking drink