Invitation: The Hidde Nijland speech by Prof. Peter Palensky

16 December 2022 15:00 till 18:30 - Location: Aula | Add to my calendar

Dear all,

We are very proud to announce that Prof. Dr. Ir. Peter Palensky, professor of Intelligent Electrical Power Grids at Delft University of Technology, will be giving the prestigious Hidde Nijl speech about “'Digital Energy” at 15:00 on Friday 16 December at Aula, TU Delft. The Hidde Nijland speech is delivered every 4 years by a person who has earned his spurs in electrical energy technology! Peter will be awarded with the Hidde Nijland Medal 2022 after the speech. Many congratulations to Peter!!

The Board of the Dr.Ir. H.A. Hidde Nijland Foundation is pleased to invite you to this exciting and festive event. The meeting will take place on Friday, December 16, 2022 at 3 p.m. in the Aula Congress Center of the Technical University, Mekelweg 5 in Delft (building 20). After the ceremony there will be a reception to meet Prof. dr. Ir. Peter Palensky and congratulate to him and his partner. The speech is delivered in such a way that non-technical people can also understand. So everyone can register!



  • Opening by the chairman of the board, Prof.dr. Miro Zeman
  • Hidde Nijland lecture 'Digital Energy' by Prof.dr. Peter Palensky
  • Explanation of the considerations that led to the award of the Hidde Nijland medal by board member Ben Voorhorst
  • Presentation of the Hidde Nijland medal by Prof.dr. Miro Zeman
  • Short speech by dean Lucas van Vliet of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Computer Science (EEMCS)
  • Closing meeting by Prof.dr. Miro Zeman
  • Reception Front desk

18.30 | End of meeting


R.S.V.P. before Monday 12 December via the button below.

We look forward to seeing you on 16 December!

The Hidde Nijland Foundation is committed to the promotion of everything that, in the opinion of the Board can contribute to the development of science and education in the field of Electrical Energy Technology and the technology of the Electricity supply at the Technical Universities of the Netherlands, in the broadest sense of the word.

In this context, an event takes place once every two years, at which either the person invited for that purpose delivers the Hidde Nijland speech, or the designated person receives the Hidde Nijland prize (a cash prize). The person who pronounces the Hidde Nijland speech will receive the Hidde Nijland medal.