On November 13 2017, SparkCity was formally presented to the public. Gijs is a consultant and EV expert at grid operator Alliander but while working with us on SparkCity he was a consultant for OverMorgen. His unparalleled knowledge on the link between electric vehicles and the built environment allowed us to select the most representative neighborhoods for SparkCity.
SparkCity Symposium: model overview by Auke Hoekstra
On November 13 2017, SparkCity was formally presented to the public.
Auke Hoekstra gave the first lecture addressing the question:
“What is the SparkCity model all about?”
You can also download the accompanying PDF files:
Auke Hoekstra is the founder of SparkCity. He uses the model to determine how sustainable energy and mobility can improve society. He has a masters degree in public administration and a history managing large Telecom projects as a self-employed consultant. Ten years ago he discovered that solar, wind, electric vehicles and autonomous driving are going to be even more disruptive than the Internet he knew so well. His desire to accelerate this transition lead to his research at the Eindhoven University of Technology and SparkCity. He is also a senior strategy consultant at Alliander and his research is sponsored by the ElaadNL foundation. You can reach him on twitter, linkedin and by email. He is a frequent speaker (videos) and one of the leading electric vehicle experts in the Netherlands.
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On November 13 2017, SparkCity was formally presented to the public. Roland Ferwerda, director of the NKL (national knowledge platform for EV charging infrastructure) explained why the NKL has been sponsoring the SparkCity model. We are grateful for his talk and for the funding from the NKL.
On November 13 2017, SparkCity was formally presented to the public. Michiel van Lelyveld gave a talk about the question: “What are the advantages of smart charging EVs on the electricity supply?”