On January 30, 2014, the first DC Congress took place in the Netherlands. The theme of the congress was on DC voltage grids in the Netherlands now and in the future. It was organized and sponsored by Direct Current bv, Joulz, Siemens, Philips, TU Delft and Cigré. Participants came from various fields and industries which highlighted the importance of DC in society and business. The participants were from higher and university education, engineering students, government, network operators, energy suppliers, industry, shipbuilding and construction, and so on.
For more information on the DC Congres 2014: DC Congress 2014 brings DC a level higher.