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Les applications des objets connectés d’aujourd’hui et de demain dans l’énergie

Dans le cadre de mes activités professionnelles, je co-publie aujourd’hui un article dans le dossier Objets connectés du site Smart-grids de la CRE, relayé par EY. J’y explore les applications et impacts des objets connectés et de l’internet des objets … Continue reading

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VtoG: le véhicule électrique comme levier d’optimisation des réseaux?

Dans le cadre de mes activités professionnelles, j’ai pu co-écrire cet article sur le véhicule électrique. Souvent vu comme une contrainte pour le réseau électrique en raison de sa forte consommation et de sa mobilité rendant la charge peu prévisible, … Continue reading

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Gaz de schiste : une extraction propre et rentable ?

Dans le cadre de mes activités professionnelles, je signe un article publié hier sur Energie2007. J’y fais un topo sur la fracturation à l’heptafluoropropane, une nouvelle technique d’extraction du gaz de schiste qui pourrait remplacer la fracturation hydraulique et rouvrir l’exploration … Continue reading

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What’s that energetic transition ahead of us?

I have been searching the web lately, hoping to find insights on the energetic transition that lies ahead of us. And I have found many answers, some well documented and well structured, mainly from national and international organizations and businesses … Continue reading

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Are renewables necessarily sustainable?

Renewable energies are seen as THE solution to all of our climate change, peak oil… and probably also bad conscience issues! However one big solution usually is too simple to really solve any problem. So let’s step back for a … Continue reading

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Fossil and renewable energies

Drawing the line between fossil and renewable energies seems much easier than estimating the maturity level of each energy production technology. However there were some tangent cases in the article I published on June, 11th and I will come back … Continue reading

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Conventional and non-conventional energy sources

Last time, I published a mapping of energy resources, classifying them according to their conventionality and renewability. I bet you might have been surprised at how I classified some of them as conventional or not. Indeed, I have myself, as … Continue reading

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How to map energy sources?

Today, I’d like to share with you two mappings of energy sources which underlie all my articles. First, here’s a family tree of as many energy sources I have been able to list until now: And second, here’s a mapping … Continue reading

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TIR’s pillars 5/5: Transitioning to electric, plug-in vehicles

According to Jeremy Rifkin, the last pillar of the third industrial revolution is the move to plug-in electric, hybrid, and fuel-cell transportation. What is it? It is the use of energy-efficient, eco-friendly vehicles that can be connected to the electric grid. … Continue reading

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TIR’s pillars 4/5: Developing smart grids

Today I continue with Jeremy Rifkin’s Third Industrial Revolution’s forth pillar : developing the use of “smart grids” in electricity production and consumption. What is at stake? Remember the TIR’s first pillar is shifting to renewable sources of energy? Yet, … Continue reading

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