Utilities & alternative energy

The future of hydrogen and e-fuels

Will hydrogen be the new oil?

With intensified discussions to become carbon-free, hydrogen is back at the top of the agenda for some. Others see it as over-hyped with too many limitations, especially with regard to efficiency. Similarly, e-fuels are controversial. Thus, while battery electric vehicles are starting to take...
Automotive, Utilities & alternative energy, Strategy, Sustainability

Energy retailers: Facing the toughest transition in the

Energy retailers in Europe need to leverage an increasingly open energy ecosystem to differentiate and stay competitive

Utilities & alternative energy, Strategy

Digital energy

How smart meters will contribute to changing the energy landscape?

Utilities & alternative energy

From sticky-notes to implementation

Customer journeys in the energy sector – Getting it right the first time

Customer journeys are a way for energy companies to record every interaction with their customers, getting an end-toend view of the journeys and processes the customer goes through. It allows them to see processes from the customer perspective, which is a powerful tool to steer the customer...
Utilities & alternative energy, Strategy, Marketing & sales

The evolution of the street lighting market

What is its role in smart city development?

Utilities & alternative energy

Nuclear Lean

Nuclear power plant owners are shutting down their plants and hesitant to pursue life extension projects. As plants age and demanding safety requirements inflate costs of life extension projects, nuclear plant owners often do not find these projects an attractive business case anymore. This,...
Utilities & alternative energy, Operations management

The TSO CIO agenda 2020

Energy transition and digitalization transform the Transmission System Operator and it’s IT strategy

Utilities & alternative energy, Information management

What’s next for TSOs?

Leading the way in the energy transition

Within the energy ecosystem, the transition towards a more sustainable future mostly materializes through rapid increases in renewable energy sources, distributed generation and energy storage at large. The increasing share of intermittent generation sources is redefining the rules of the game –...
Utilities & alternative energy

Flexibility services: Catch me if you can!

Why and how utilities should seize the opportunity before others do

As utilities are exposed to bigger risks of supply-and-demand imbalance fueled by unpredictable, intermittent generation sources, they are searching for flexibility solutions to offset their open positions. In this market context, energy aggregators have emerged, and are taking an increasingly...
Utilities & alternative energy

Electric mobility impact on downstream oil business

Threat or opportunity?

Mobility has been dominated by combustion engines and fuelled by oil companies. Regulation, customer demand and technological development, are pushing electricity as a mobility power source, which will inevitably impact the downstream oil business. While the traditional business model is under...
Utilities & alternative energy