Catégorie : Ouvrages

Electricity network regulation in the EU : the challenges ahead‎ for transmission and distribution

The UK model of incentive regulation of power grids was at one time the most advanced, and elements of it were adopted throughout the EU. This model worked well, particularly in the context of limited investment and innovation, a single and strong regulatory authority, and limited coordination between foreign grid operators. This enlightening book shows that since 2010 the whole context has changed and regulation has had to catch-up and evolve…

La guerre des métaux rares : la face cachée de la transition énergétique et numérique

Transition énergétique, révolution numérique, mutation écologique… Politiques, médias, industriels nous promettent en choeur un nouveau monde enfin affranchi du pétrole, des pollutions, des pénuries et des tensions militaires. Cet ouvrage, fruit de six années d’enquête dans une douzaine de pays, nous montre qu’il n’en est rien !

Innovation and Disruption at the Grid’s Edge

The book examines the viable developments in peer-to-peer transactions enabled by open platforms on the grid’s edge. With consumers and prosumers using more electronic platforms to trade surplus electricity from rooftop solar panels, share a storage battery, or use smart gadgets that manage load and self-generation, the grid’s edge is becoming crowded.

Building Sustainable Cities of the Future

This book draws upon the expertise of academic researchers, urban planners and architects to explore the challenge of building the sustainable cities of the future. It addresses this challenge by considering current cities and those of the near future, and creates a picture of the sustainable city from the bottom up.