Vision

The energy transition of today and tomorrow

16 April 2018 eric morel 0

An energy transition, i.e. a significant change in the energy mix, considered most often in a country, is only relevant if it significantly improves one of the expected performances of energy systems and markets: the cost of energy, its availability, the energy independence of the […]

Vision

The energy mix: a question of dosage!

18 December 2017 eric morel 0

Managing an energy transition is now the challenge for all countries under the pressure of the global greenhouse gas reduction targets. Above all, the debates in all countries show that an energy transition is reflected and described first of all as an evolution of the […]

Vision

The mobility revolution in cities

11 December 2017 eric morel 0

For decades, the cities’ mobility policy has been limited to a traffic plan for cars and to the development of public transport. This archaic vision, which still influences some of our reasoning, is undermined by developments observed in the majority of the world’s agglomerations: the […]

Vision

Smart cities will be built in chaos and diversity

30 October 2017 eric morel 0

Smart Cities are an incredibly complex concept, combining the adoption of new technologies, the development of new governance, the establishment of a new link with citizens, the cross-functional operation of the city and the improvement of the experience of the users of the city. Can we […]

Utilities

Energy suppliers’ B2B strategy challenges their sales strategy 

17 July 2017 eric morel 0

No utility expects to survive today with B2B customers (industry, commercial customers, communities) without providing services. However, it is necessary to be more precise. For B2B customers, energy can be part of solutions aiming at several targets: competitiveness, security and business continuity and environmental protection. […]

Vision

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 […]

Vision

Smart cities : Myth or reality

13 March 2017 eric morel 0

The cities seem suddenly taken with a frenetic appetite for technology: they all knock at the door of the digital world: they become SMART, in other words, intelligent. What are the foundations of this movement? What is the real power of technologies? Is the real […]

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