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:
2 SparkCity – why and overview – Auke Hoekstra TUe.
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.