Microgrids: an opportunity to move the lines

6 July 2015 eric morel 0

In terms of energy governance, each country has its own equation to solve, defined by the level of commitment of local authorities and municipalities, on one hand, and by the structure of the actors, more or less national and monopolistic, on the other hand. In […]


Nuclear power or renewable energies?

20 June 2015 eric morel 0

It is one of the key issues that cannibalized the debate on the energy transition in France. In many other countries, this question is just as much important. In what, can the emergence of Smart Cities enlighten this alternative? Let us put at first the […]


Will Smart Cities give birth to new types of aggregators?

8 June 2015 eric morel 0

The notion of demand response sends back to us most of the time to the answers brought to the mechanisms of load balancing. These mechanisms, generally managed by the transmission system operator, can have several supports: adjustment mechanism, capacity market. They can give rise to […]


The citizens wait for meaningful Smart Cities

1 June 2015 eric morel 0

Digital projects sometimes raise question to the citizens: the intelligent meters for example. Others are well accepted: the quasi-generalization of the high-speed Internet access. What characteristic differentiates them so that the welcome, which is reserved for them, is so different while the associated objective risks […]


Why are district heating networks on the roll?

22 May 2015 eric morel 0

Today the district heating networks feed 10 % of the European housing. This figure hides important disparities; the percentage is higher in Northern and Eastern Europe than in Western and Southern European countries and in some big countries: Iceland (92 %), Denmark (61 %), Poland […]

1 21 22 23 24