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The 25th European Energy Law Seminar, 16-17 April 2012

16 April 2012

The Dutch Energy Law Association (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Energierecht) is organising the 25th European Energy Law Seminar 2012, in co-operation with the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law of the University of Oslo and the Groningen Centre for Energy Law of the University of Groningen.

The European Energy Law Seminar 2012 will take place on 16 and 17 April 2012 in Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk aan Zee.

Below you can find an overview of the topics that will be addressed during the two-day seminar:

EU Energy Law Developments

  • Overview of EU Energy Developments: Third Energy Package and Beyond
  • Overview EU Case Law applying to the Energy Sector

Trade in Renewables

  • A Norwegian/Swedish Green Certificate Market
  • Developing Markets for Trading Biomass

Greening EU Energy Markets - Regulatory Approaches

  • The UK Electricity Reform
  • Denmark's Renewables Goals for 2050 - Policy and Regulatory Instruments

EU Codes - Grid Connection

  • The Electricity Grid Connection Code: Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • The Grid Connection Code as a Tool for Securing Production in an Internal Market

Energy Infrastructure Developments

  • TSO Certification - State of Play from an EU Perspective
  • Infrastructure Package and Identifying Projects of Common Interest
  • EU Subsidies and How to Create a Level Playing Field

Gas Market Developments

  • Price Revision Clauses in Gas Sales Agreements
  • Gas Quality Harmonisation in the EU
  • Developing Framework Guidelines and EU Gas Network Codes

Upstream Oil & Gas Developments

  • Proposal for a Regulation on Health and Safety
  • Unconventional Gas in Europe: Overview of Legal Developments

The Next 25 Years of EU Energy Law - A Dynamic Process or a Midlife Crisis?


Mr. Nicolaas Bel, DG Energy, European Commission (BE)

Dr. Henrik Bjørnebye, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Osloand Arntzen de Besche (NO)

Ms. Judith de Boeye, Legal Power Solution / RWE Trading & Supply Netherlands (NL)

Mr. Olav Boge, Energy and Water Resources Department,Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (NO)Ms. Cécile Musialski, Philippe & Partners (BE)

Mr. Robert van Rede, Gas Quality Harmonisation Group, EASEE-Gas (BE)

Dr. Sondre Dyrland, Kluge (NO)

Prof. dr. Martha Roggenkamp, Groningen Centre of Energy Law, University of Groningen (NL)

Ms. Silke Goldberg, Groningen Centre of Energy Law, University of Groningen (NL) and Herbert Smith (F)

Mr. Mark van Stiphout, DG Energy, European Commission (BE)

Mr. Greg Gordon, School of Law, University of Aberdeen (UK)

Prof. dr. Hans Vedder, Groningen Centre of Energy Law, University of Groningen (NL)

Mr. Steven Gordon, Gas Department, ACER (SI)

Dr. Wim Groenendijk, Board ENTSO-G (BE)

Mr. Jørgen Henningsen, Danish Commission on Climate Change Policy, Danishand the Energy Agency (DK)

Prof. dr. Knut Kaasen, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo (NO)

Mrs. Florence Melchior, ENTSO-E (BE)

Mr. Berend Jan Drijber, Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn (NL)

All further details and information can be found in: the Invitation , the Programme EELS 2012 , the Registration form EELS 2012 , and the Transportation Arrangement.

Please register online: the online forms can be found on the NeVER website:

  • Registration form
  • Transportation Arrangement
Last modified:28 May 2019 4.35 p.m.

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