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Local congestion: a barrier for the energy transition

We are in a transition from centralised fossil fuelled electricity production to a more decentralised system with an irregular renewable energy supply. And at the same time, residential demands are changing significantly. Both trends have a strong negative effect on the stability of the grid. How are we going to deal with congestion and ensure security of supply in these times of change?

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smart mobility

Owning my mobility data: good for me, good for the operators 

Car2Go, Fetch or Greenwheels? The growing variety of car-sharing options makes it very easy to get a quick ride in just one click. And we can choose for the most suitable option depending on our needs each day. But sharing our personal data with all different mobility providers can be pretty inconvenient. Are you in control of your own your data?

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Dutch net-metering regulation extended. Great news or maybe not? 

Net-metering regulations are a great way to stimulate the sale of solar panels as they make them financially attractive for consumers. But is sending all our excess energy back to grid the best solution?

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A smart energy offer for electric lease drivers

Is driving an electric vehicle the answer to zero emission mobility? At least not for the 100%, as in many cases the required electricity is produced by gas, or even coal, power plants. We need a solution for the electric vehicle to accelerate the renewable share in the energy mix.

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How corporate venturing accelerates the Energy Transition

Corporate venturing is hot! In today’s digital economy, internal investment and M&A activity alone aren’t enough to drive the growth companies need to stay competitive.

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The one business case in mobility where idleness is a virtue

For businesses, electric vehicles can bring value beyond mobility. They are an asset for generating cost savings, or even revenue, from electricity storage.

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On sunny weekends solar power in Germany can reach 50% of electricity demand

New consumer trends drive the energy transition. Businesses can make use of these trends to develop profitable revenue on the basis of renewable energy.

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Car manufacturers become energy suppliers. Energy companies become… what?

Electricity will soon be the energy source for almost everything we use or drive. How can the industry capitalize on this ecosystem change?

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Bakery Paul may offer you a better price when you pay in kWh rather than in USD

The transition from fossil energy to renewable electricity will impact society in the same disruptive manner as the internet did in the previous century.

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What if electricity does not fit in your suitcase? Power-to-Gas!

Electricity from wind and solar works well for homes, offices and electric cars. But how to use renewable energy in situations where electricity is not the way to go?

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