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Our Vision for the European Utility Week

The Netherlands has a high-quality grid, lots of test beds and new innovations to share. Our goal is to create a unique form of collaboration that lays the foundation for open innovation: sharing knowledge to multiply knowledge. At the European Utility Week (Booth 1L61) we will represent 20 companies:

Alfen, Accenture, Alliander, CGI, DNV GL, Eaton, ELEQ, Enexis, Fugro, Info Support, Joulz, 3M, Petersburg Consultants, Phase to Phase, Satel, Smart Society Services, Stedin, Technolution, TKF and Top Sector Energy. They would like to engage in dialogue with visitors and partners of the European Utility Week. 

Theater program on the Dutch Power booth at the European Utility Week

Experts share innovations about themes for the future: Optimizing Networks & Aging Assets, Decentralization, Digital Transformation / Security, Increase of Renewables and Increase of Power Transmission.


Meet us at the Dutch Power booth, 1L61, where speakers will share knowledge to multiply knowledge.

What is Dutch Power?

Combining expert knowledge with leading innovations to create value in the Energy Chain. Dutch Power, a network of knowledge centers, governments, network operators and companies with a large representation in the Energy sector, believes in the potential of co-creation and co-innovation for complex challenges.

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Participants at the Dutch Power stand on
The European Utility Week

Using less, enabling more to help the world thrive. We help harvest sunlight. We develop and supply a quality reliable connection to the grid. We reduce the weight of power transmission lines and enable them to carry more power.

All over the globe 3M is helping to save energy, reduce the cost per watt and uncover new ways to create and sustain a more viable future.

We help electricity, gas and water companies transform their business in a digital world. Accenture brings deep industry knowledge, world-class capabilities, digital innovation and cutting-edge technology to our clients to deliver value for their customers, grid operations, asset management, and the enterprise.

With a local team of 200 smart grid services professionals we are working hard to help make grid operators in the Netherlands truly digital.

With transformer substations, energy storage systems, charging stations for electric vehicles and a large portfolio of other products, Alfen takes on a central role and is a connecting partner in the electricity grid.

With its broad range of in-house developed products and vast experience as systems integrator Alfen is dedicated to build the electricity grid of the future: reliable, sustainable and innovative.

Alliander brings the renewable energy market closer As a network company, Alliander is responsible for the distribution of energy such as electricity, (bio)gas and heat. The energy we distribute is produced or traded by energy suppliers, buyers and traders.

Most of the energy we distribute regionally is produced by power stations and windfarms and carried through the international and domestic energy grids run by TenneT and Gasunie. A growing number of consumers and businesses are also feeding the energy they have generated themselves back into our grid.

Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 70,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services, including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance and infrastructure management, as well as 150 IP-based services and solutions.

With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog exceeding C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).

DNV GL in the Energy industry

In DNV GL we unite the strengths of DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan, and GL Renewables Certification. DNV GL’s 2,500 energy experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. We deliver world-renowned testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency.

Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our testing, certification and advisory services are delivered independent from each other.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Because of the pivotal role we play, Eaton is committed to creating and maintaining powerful customer relationships built on a foundation of excellence. From the products we manufacture to our dedicated customer service and support, we know what’s important to you.

ELEQ designs and manufactures smart electrotechnical applications for protecting, measuring and connecting electrical energy and works worldwide for renowned power companies, system builders and installers. Together with our clients we anticipate on the future and on required innovations.

ELEQ is a true producer and partner of clients and relations who are professionally involved in energy and public lighting systems and who rely on continuous precision and high services.

ELEQ delivers all its products in accordance to the high Dutch and German quality standards and serves markets in Europe and beyond from its locations in the Netherlands (Steenwijk) and Germany (Kerpen).

Enexis is a grid operator in the energy sector. We provides for the transmission of electricity to 2.8 million customers and of gas to 2.3 million customers in the Dutch provinces Groningen, Drenthe, Overijssel, Noord-Brabant and Limburg.

In addition, we help companies optimise their energy supply, we stimulate energy savings and we invest in the energy system of the future. In this manner, the energy supply becomes increasingly sustainable and we channel energy in the right direction.

Fugro observes, models and simulates electrical networks to reduce risk and costs. We provide the technical data and information required to design, construct and maintain client structures and infrastructure in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.

Our revolutionary Roames 3D virtual world service delivers a complete and accurate 3D virtual model of a power company’s assets enabling you to track and identify network defects and streamline maintenance. Roames is successfully used for vegetation management, conductor clearance monitoring, and asset condition assessment and is complemented by Fugro’s tower stability, substations and underground infrastructure services to offer an integrated power solution.

Info Support is specialized in developing, managing and hosting customized software applications and in providing BI and integrated solutions. Info Support is a flat organization with six business units. Energy is a focus group within the Business Unit Industry. We are the enabler in the field of digitization and energy transition.

In addition, Info Support offers more than 300 types of training courses, a large number of which are related to software development.

Headquartered in Veenendaal, the Netherlands, Info Support employs more than 400 people at its sites in the Netherlands and Belgium. The company uses its substantial industry knowhow and IT expertise to provide innovative, industry-specific solutions using primarily Microsoft and Java technologies.

Joulz is a leading system integrator in the field of sustainable Transmission & Distribution grids and related power infrastructure.

We design, build, manage, maintain and optimize/ innovate (smart) grids in every aspect. To achieve this, we provide a complete package of products and services for complex medium- and high-voltage systems.

Working to create an invisible infrastructure

Petersburg Consultants is a dynamic and leading engineering firm operating in the field of high-voltage and pipeline infrastructure. Flexible, highly-qualified, innovative and with a clear eye for the client’s needs, we have delivered consultancy and advisory services for almost 20 years.

What we do:
• We design 50-380 kV high-voltage power lines, including grounding systems.
• We design 10- 380 kV high-voltage power stations.
• We carry out electromagnetic compatibility studies and stakeholder analyses.

Our efficiency derives from meticulous recording our expertise and experience. Those same records also make it possible to review and share the knowhow that we develop.

We work on around 275 projects every year for clients such as TenneT, ProRail, Gasunie and Shell. Projects include the grounding system for Windtrack II and the EMC and stakeholder analysis for Doetinchem-Wesel.

Phase to Phase develops software for calculation on electricity grids.

We combine current knowledge of mathematics, physics and ICT to create software, that our users think is both accessible and practical.

Satel BV is a manufacturer and supplier of Systems for both Mission Critical and Licensefree Wireless Datacommunication systems and Perimeter Alarmsystems.

We are specialised in the ITS, GNSS, SCADA, Smartgrids and Maritime markets. With iQ Radio we have built an intelligent telemetry platform, including UHF, LoRa, 4G NTRIP routers & datalogger solutions.

Smart Society Services, an Alliander company, offers smart and scalable ‘Internet of Things' services to independently monitor, control and manage objects and devices within large and critical infrastructures.

With our strong background in the utility market, we help utility companies improve infrastructure reliability and efficiency by delivering scalable utility services in the field of:
• Public Lighting
• Smart Metering
• Micro Grids
• Distribution Automation
• Load Management

Our services are powered by an open source, independent and high-security IoT platform which enables utility companies to:
• create independency between physical infrastructure and IT landscape
• be in control of future smart grid developments without dependency on a specific vendor or technology
• co-develop with other public infrastructure operators and benefit all from larger ecosystem

Because our services are provided as a highly scalable Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) you benefit from lower IT costs, pay as you go, painless operation and high availability by making use of cloud infrastructures.

Sustainable energy for everyone This is the mission of Stedin. To supply our customers the energy they need to work and live. Now and in the future. In the changing energy world, this is not self-evident.

More and more of our customers, for example, are generating sustainable energy. Furthermore, we must be adequately prepared for future techniques. This requires a new energy system, in which we are an indispensable component.

Together with our stakeholders, we are developing a sustainable energy system that will be reliable and affordable in the long term. For the sake of the new energy generation and for people who care about our world, just like we do.

Technolution; the right development

Technolution's 180 passionate professionals in electronics, embedded and technical software solutions take pride in craftsmanship to deliver result-driven innovation to customers with ambition. We have ample track-record and experience in building powerful connections between physical and digital world, which in the Energy domain range from energy insight, smart meters, cable and asset monitoring, wireless sensor networks, cyber security, public lighting, interoperability, distribution automation, smart storage, charging and usage solutions.

Your lasting success is our goal, let's get in touch about the innovation we can deliver to you.

Since its founding in 1930, TKF has developed from a cable manufacturer to a technologically leading supplier of connectivity solutions. With a broad portfolio of cables, systems and services, we offer customers worldwide solutions for creating safe and reliable energy and data connections.

Through a focused commitment in the Building, Industrial and Telecom market segments we distinguish ourselves through our specialized knowledge of applications and solutions with a high degree of reliability, quality and service With TKF's many years of expertise in this industry, networks are supplied with affordable, efficient and sustainable cable solutions for network operators, utilities, industry and energy companies as well as for the connection of (bio) power plants, wind farm, substations and river- and island connections.

The use of advanced cable technologies enhances the reliability of energy grids, even under extreme conditions, thereby reducing maintenance expenses and malfunctions.

The Top Sector Energy aims to achieve “clean and efficiently generated energy that also strengthens the Dutch economy”.

Energy innovations contribute to the reduction in costs and CO2 emissions, the development of renewable energy sources and the smarter utilisation thereof.

Energy research and innovation support the fundamental transition towards a CO2 free Dutch energy society. The Top Sector approach is geared towards providing a solid exchange between businesses, knowledge institutes, the government and NGOs. But the government does not draw up proposals for the energy sector. It rather invites the business and science communities to co-create action plans.

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