Tagged with energy transition

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Delivering Energy Efficiency in Industry: How the Hera Group turned an obligation into an innovative and successful business strategy

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Delivering Energy Efficiency in Industry: How the Hera Group turned an obligation into an innovative and successful business strategy

In my last article, I introduced the Hera Group, an Italian multi-utility owned for the majority by local municipalities, and portrayed its unique approach to global sustainable development. Today the focus is on Hera’s leading role in delivering energy efficiency in industry. Hera committed to energy efficiency more than ten years ago, and from what … Continue reading

The lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programmes for spending carbon pricing revenues effectively

The lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programmes for spending carbon pricing revenues effectively

Brendan Haley, a Banting post-doctoral fellow at Canada’s Dalhousie University’s School for Resource and Environmental Studies answers an important question in an article on Policy Options website: What are the lessons from utilities’ energy efficiency programs for spending carbon pricing revenues and building low-carbon transition organizations? Do you agree with those lessons?   Using carbon … Continue reading

Reviewing Sweden’s energy policy

Reviewing Sweden’s energy policy

Sweden’s Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, Ibrahim Baylan recently spoke to representatives at the Open Access Government website about the importance of a sustainable Swedish energy policy. A continued focus on improving Swedish energy policy The goal of Swedish energy policy is: “to ensure, with as little environmental impact as possible, a secure electricity … Continue reading