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 […]

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 […]

Utilities

A signature for energy companies?

15 January 2018 eric morel 0

Some starred restaurants have long defined their “signature”: a detail characterizing them and allowing them to be identified immediately. It can be a culinary focus: fish or mushrooms, or a particular dish. This signature conveys a part of their history, of their culture; it helps […]

Utilities

Should future utilities integrate all competences?

1 January 2018 eric morel 0

In recent months, utilities have been active on the Demand Response question: while Alpiq previously acquired Flexitricity and Engie invested in Kiwipower, two new acquisitions targeted major players in this nascent market: EnerNoc acquired by ENEL and ReStore purchased by Centrica. What do these acquisitions […]

Utilities

The strategy of energy companies: how to develop it today?

4 December 2017 eric morel 0

The processes of strategic analysis have developed in recent decades on simple fundamentals: – Understand your environment – Assess your strengths and weaknesses – Quantify the issues – Choose the right positioning But are these pillars sufficient? Are conventional approaches to strategic analysis still adapted […]

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