Policies

Developing storage, solar and wind power: a question of trust

10 April 2017 eric morel 0

Storage, solar and wind are linked by common interests: storage clearly helps to develop and value intermittent energies, enabling production to be stored, as long as the optimal conditions for consumption or distribution are met. But these technologies have another characteristic in common: for each […]

Utilities

Should the services business of a utility be run by a subsidiary?

16 January 2017 eric morel 0

All energy suppliers (electricity, gas, heat) have, in recent years, developed services offers and activities. The first services offered were aimed at improving the customer-supplier relationship, the customer’s “experience” with the energy supplier. Internet portals, customer areas, digitized and explained invoices, consumption histories have been […]

Technologies

Energy boxes for which value?

4 January 2016 eric morel 0

The idea of boxes Energy is not new: fifteen years ago, the desire to rely on residential gateways and the first home automation offerings already reflected the hopes placed in technology to improve energy efficiency in residential housing and, at that time, rather in the […]