Energy transition: an evolution or a revolution?

29 May 2017 eric morel 0

The energy transition is the evolution towards a new energy mix, ie towards a new portfolio of technologies for the production of final energy, the form under which we consume, we use energy. In most countries, as a consequence of the Kyoto Protocol and more […]


The “Smart Grid Ready” building: a step forward?

15 May 2017 eric morel 0

For decades, or even more, the building has naturally been a clearly identifiable unit, from its construction to its eventual destruction. How does the building adapt or resist to the sharing of some systems such as heating and cooling? How should it prepare for its […]


Heat networks: a way to create new monopolies?

8 May 2017 eric morel 0

Today, in all European countries, with a more or less enthusiastic impulse and more or less coercive regulation, the gas and electricity markets are liberalizing and opening up to competition to an expected benefit for consumers. The former energy monopolies discover the laws of open […]


Should a Smart City be a pioneer to be recognized?

1 May 2017 eric morel 0

All Smart Cities claim to be the pioneer, the first. Taken at random from publications, there are many examples: – « La Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur, classée comme smart city pionnière » (Nice Côte d’Azur metropolis ranked as smart city pioneer) – « Lyon, pionnière de la smart […]