Features and Analysis

Energy sector insights, report analysis, predictions and examination of energy trends, grid innovation and energy market movements within the energy sector. Energy policy and regulatory frameworks are also included.

energy poverty

Will EC’s Renovation Wave turn the tide on energy poverty?

The EU strategy could be instrumental is tackling Europe’s long-standing problem of energy poverty and its many associated issues.
innovation energy transition Marloes Wichink-Kruit

Why innovation is key for the energy transition

Energy transition: “Innovation is key to the energy sector and it can come from anywhere,” says EIT - InnoEnergy's Marloes Wichink-Kruit.
pandemic green transition

What if the pandemic accelerated the green transition?

“I think what we’re seeing now is a real commitment to use the energy transition as a means to come out of the pandemic in a more positive way.”
vanadium energy storage

What’s on the energy storage market besides lithium-ion batteries (part 2)

Although the vanadium technology dominated the flow battery scenario, over the last years a growing number of other redox flow batteries are populating the market.
climate change

Drought, flood and fire: planning for a changing climate

Water utilities reassessing assumptions about system resilience due to the effects of extreme weather associated with climate change.
community energy

Ed’s note: The community element of the energy transition

Electrification and sector coupling, energy market models and distributed RES will all support the success of energy communities.
scenario

Ed’s note: The storyline of our future

This morning, the International Energy Agency launched its World Energy Outlook 2020 report and it seemed like a good opportunity to share...
sustainable infrastructure

Ed’s note: The sustainability opportunity

Capgemini released a report yesterday which reiterated a message that has been gaining ground over recent months; namely, that sustainability makes business...
earthmoving truck

Electric-powered earthmoving trucks: A revolution has begun

There is a global mandate for all industrial businesses to reduce their carbon footprint – and in coming years this requisite will become government instituted policy.

Ed’s note: The modern energy system and the circular economy

Do you have any thoughts on the role of the circular economy and energy? What does it mean for the use of batteries for storage and EVs?

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