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2-4 May 2023 | In person & digitalOkura, Amsterdam

Bert den Ouden
Project Director at HyExchange


Bert den Ouden (1957) is Project Director of the “HyXchange” Hydrogen Exchange initiative, supported by Dutch gas operator Gasunie and four Dutch port authorities, and involvement of over 45 market parties. Such a hydrogen exchange would be developed in stages and grow incrementally along with the formation of a market for climate-neutral hydrogen from a diversity of sources. The current HyXchange development program contains a Hydrogen certificate pilot, a Hydrogen spot market simulation and other activities.  

From 1999 until 2013, Bert den Ouden was founder and CEO of APX-ENDEX, the exchange  for electricity and gas in the Netherlands, Belgium and UK. In cooperation with other energy exchanges in Europa, he invented and realizaed of the “market coupling” method to integrate the EU electricity markets, the Target Model for European market integration.