Installers, keystone of energy transitions

2 December 2019 eric morel 0

Photovoltaic panels are flourishing on rooftops in Europe and around the world but, in the case of integrated installations, how many problems of sealing have been caused by this installation? We are now building very well isolated homes in many countries, but how often do […]


European Utility Week 2019: the end of buzzwords?

25 November 2019 eric morel 0

While every visitor to EUW prepares to be bombarded with buzzwords, these buzzwords we’ve been overflowed with, EUW booked a surprise this year: the sobriety of the messages on the booths and in the conferences offered in the Hub Sessions. Should we be alarmed? Would […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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