Simon Hobday –
The future of European energy depends on flexibility. Simon Hobday, partner at Osborne Clarke and POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe Advisory Board member, says this calls for a regulatory rethink based upon a grand bargain between all players.
Yongping Zhai –
This little understood technology has the potential to reinvent the energy sector, turn regular consumers into power producers and support countries in achieving their climate commitments, writes ADB's Yongping Zhai.
Yaniv Vardi –
Utility companies have long ignored trends such as technology and changing consumer expectations. But these five disruptive trends will force the sector to innovate and adapt, says Panoramic Power chief executive officer Yaniv Vardi.
Poverty eradication is crucially linked to energy access for the poor. By finding the sweet spot between policy and incentives, governments can engage the private sector in local energy provision, says ESCAP's Shamshad Akhtar.
South Australia's blackout last week raised questions about the role of renewable energy in energy security. Samantha Hepburn from Deakin University explains why energy security for the future is about diversity, and not an outdated reliance on fossil fuel-generated power.
The closure of Victoria's brown coal Hazelwood station won't have a huge impact on Australia's electricity supply, but replacing it with clean energy would cut emissions, says Melbourne Energy Institute research fellow Dylan McConnell.
Black & Veatch's sixth annual Strategic Directions in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry Report shows that the electric utility industry is starting to change how it operates. Factors ranging from ...