Policies

Energy efficiency: obligation or no obligation?

17 September 2018 eric morel 0

What lies behind this innocuous question? For some proponents of liberalism, energy efficiency should not be an obligation, free to everyone to commit to it: it is clear that few actors feel concerned and the progress we must make will be achieved in almost no […]

Utilities

Sell electricity and gas or energy intelligence?

27 August 2018 eric morel 0

The main activity, what do I say ?, the sole activity of energy companies vis-à-vis their residential customers has been, for decades, to provide and sell them, gas and electricity, in seemingly unlimited quantity and with a minimum of shortages. For some years now, evolutions […]

Policies

7 reasons for a city to become smart

20 August 2018 eric morel 0

It seems obvious that a city should, today, become Smart, ie a digital city. But are we clear on the reasons for this evolution? How to make it understood by all citizens? How to organize it to create value? To answer these questions, let’s start […]

Non classé

7 key actions to make an energy smart city

13 August 2018 eric morel 0

Making a city smart in terms of energy, projecting it successfully into an energy transition, mainly today to reduce CO2 emissions, can be a complex issue. As a result, it may be difficult to associate it with specific actions. What must be done for this? […]

Policies

The energy transition: examples of offensive approaches

6 August 2018 eric morel 0

Unlike the United States and France, which I mentioned recently, countries have adopted, for various reasons, a more offensive strategy in the face of energy transition issues: An offensive strategy by choice: Denmark In 1995, Denmark’s electricity generation is largely dominated by coal (97%). Denmark […]

Policies

An energy audit is not a guarantee of performance

23 July 2018 eric morel 0

Many countries have made energy audits mandatory, especially for larger consumers, as part of their energy efficiency policy. But is this provision effective? Is it the first step in the desired energy transition for all consumers? In cases where consumers have little risk of being […]

Technologies

Disruptive technologies are on our doorstep: Blockchains

16 July 2018 eric morel 0

What are Blockchains? Blockchains are information and communication systems that are particularly suitable for managing “peer to peer” transactions and exchanges. They do not use really new technologies but very innovatively assemble existing technologies for managing registers (databases) of data allowing storage, treatment, exchanges with […]

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