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Collective self-consumption: a regulatory affair?

18 November 2019 eric morel 0

After having explored this question about individual self-consumption a few weeks ago, it seems interesting to pay a special interest to the case of collective self-consumption. Although collective self-consumption and consumers’ communities respond to a fundamental societal trend, that of sharing, their development in Europe […]

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Will short channels win the world of energy?

11 November 2019 eric morel 0

We have seen short channels grow strongly in recent years in the distribution of food products. They seem to respond to a background trend that manifests itself in various ways:  – Some consumers become more suspicious about what comes from far, as if the proximity […]

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Actors to follow: Eneco

4 November 2019 eric morel 0

The Dutch energy ecosystem is particularly innovative: it is not surprising for the local players to be of particular interest to all energy companies for their pioneering and innovative nature. Among them, the ENECO group.  Eneco is a Dutch supplier also operating in Belgium and […]

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Why ESCOs are not so successful in Europe?

14 October 2019 eric morel 0

The title of this article is already ambiguous considering that ESCOs have only one growth or business model. This is not the case. In their diversity of actions, these companies have been successful in the US where their market could be today about 8 billion […]

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Actors to follow: Shell

7 October 2019 eric morel 0

Shell is one of the majors of oil directly impacted by the decarbonization of energy. As at Total and BP, its direct competitors, Shell’s strategy anticipate a very strong evolution of its energy mix. Yesterday mainly focused on oil, it will rest tomorrow on 4 […]

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Flexibility (already) in full revolution

30 September 2019 eric morel 0

Flexibility aggregators appeared some ten years ago to propose the participation of the consumer loads in the systems services and then to sell erasure blocks on the energy markets. Despite some promising developments some of them a few years ago, none has really experienced the […]

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Individual self-consumption: a regulatory affair?

23 September 2019 eric morel 0

How not to speak of individual self-consumption as the subject fills the columns of newspapers and as this mechanism seems obvious in the context of energy transitions? what could be simpler than consuming the electron that we produced, on our roof for example, with our […]

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Are big companies still able to innovate?

16 September 2019 eric morel 0

In order to optimize and standardize their operational performance, large companies have become enthusiasts of processes and procedures; they have codified their mode of operation, going as far as framing the management of innovation, supposed to remain a land of freedom for ideas and actions. […]

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