Tagged with energy transition

Come On! A master class

Come On! A master class

It is seldom one attends an event where you sit there in total awe. This was a Thought Leadership Forum co-organised by the Club of Rome and the European Policy Centre on April 12th in Brussels. The event was discussing the recent report to the Club of Rome – Come On! Capitalism, short-termism, population and … Continue reading

Harvesting kinetic energy

Harvesting kinetic energy

We are always looking for new innovations that will have an important impact in our energy transition. Kitty Knowles writes on the Forbes website about the efforts of Laurence Kemball-Cook to produce electricity as we pound our local pavement.   The Tesla Of Smart Cities? Pavegen’s On A £5m Mission To Supercharge Your Sidewalks Laurence … Continue reading

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Spring thoughts on local energy aggregation: Similarities between the Italian Hera Group and the Community Choice Energy programs in California

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Spring thoughts on local energy aggregation: Similarities between the Italian Hera Group and the Community Choice Energy programs in California

In the past three articles, I analyzed several aspects of the Hera Group, its strong dedication to sustainable development, and how the company is advancing energy efficiency in industry. There is one more thing I would like to mention and in particular Hera’s organizational structure and some common features with the Community Choice Energy (CCE) … Continue reading

What it takes to live off grid

What it takes to live off grid

Sharon George, a Lecturer in Environmental Science at Keele University provides a good article on The Conversation website about what it takes for us to live off grid, an option that many are considering. What are your views?   Is it possible to live off-grid? As interest grows in self-sufficient, sustainable communities, and fears over … Continue reading