Category: Energy Transition

McKinsey Global Energy Perspective 2019

Energy systems around the world are going through rapid transitions that will bring important changes to the way we fuel our cars, heat our homes, and power our industries. These trends will have widespread implications for businesses, governments, and individuals in the coming decades. . McKinsey

The problem with the Green New Deal: A deeply unserious proposal to tackle climate change

What would be the cumulative effects of mandatory, wholesale decarbonisation of the power-generation sector within ten years? Or of the mandated retrofitting of every single building in the country? Or the requirement for electric-only vehicles, and the removal of every single dirty internal combustion engine? Would it really provide “millions of good, high-wage jobs” and “provide unprecedented levels of prosperity and economic security” for the impoverished—as the resolution promises—or simply make them poorer? The Economist

18 MW lithium-ion battery in Switzerland in operation

With a storage capacity of 7.5 MWh the battery provides grid services for the grid balancing market, which is estimated 1,400 MW in Europa , 74 MW in the Netherlands , 603 MW in Germany, 47 MW in Belgium , 561 MW in France, 62 MW in Austria and 68 MW in Switzerland. ee news

Quartierstrom – The first local electricity market in Switzerland

The business model of Quartierstrom: Locally generated electricity should be also locally used. This is demonstrated in the region Walenstadt, where a local electricity market was installed. Demand and supply determine the price for electricity via a blockchain based transaction platform. Quartierstrom