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Energy efficiency and the climate change agenda
2017-06-22

Energy efficiency and the climate change agenda

As EU leaders meet this week, one of the subjects on the agenda will the progress being made towards meeting the Paris climate change targets. What will the council report …

An engineering company’s perspective on energy efficiency
2017-06-09

An engineering company’s perspective on energy efficiency

Written by Frank Bossel, International Business Development Director.

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is energy efficiency?

Energy efficiency is traditionally defined as optimising the difference between directly-used energy …

Smart City…from concept to reality
2017-05-05

Smart City…from concept to reality

This month on the energyandnuclear.com blog we are looking at the emerging trend for connected infrastructures and smart cities, designed to reduce energy consumption and improve the lives of their …

Energiewende – Limits of Renewables
2017-03-20

Energiewende – Limits of Renewables

Energiewende is the transition by Germany to a low carbon, environmentally sound, reliable, and affordable energy supply. The new energy supply system relies heavily on renewable energy, energy efficiency and …

An Introduction into Energy Transition …
2017-03-06

An Introduction into Energy Transition …

Energy transition is generally defined as a long-term structural change in energy systems. The change could be increasing the share of clean energies and the promotion of energy efficiencies combined with …

Large potential for small modular reactors
2017-01-23

Large potential for small modular reactors

Earlier this week we shared an article about how a suitable sharing of risks between the different stakeholders was key for a competitive energy. This week article also focuses on …

Understand and share risks for competitive nuclear projects, report finds
2017-01-17

Understand and share risks for competitive nuclear projects, report finds

The essential characteristics for structuring a nuclear project, is “a suitable sharing of risks and benefits”, a new report from the World Nuclear Association concludes. The Association stated the aim …

Why humankind must successfully manage its urbanisation
2016-11-15

Why humankind must successfully manage its urbanisation

The Guardian recently published a thorough paper, “This is humankind’s ‘great urbanisation’. We must do it right, or the planet will pay”. Written by Professor Lord Stern of …

Focus on public transportation, a key component of a more eco-responsible world
2016-11-08

Focus on public transportation, a key component of a more eco-responsible world

COP22 has just opened in Morocco, 197 countries are now expected to give deeper information on how they intend to achieve engagements that have been drawn in Paris …

The Impact of Digital Technologies on the Future of the Nuclear Industry
2016-10-24

The Impact of Digital Technologies on the Future of the Nuclear Industry

 

As discussed in the previous blog publication, Digital engineering for nuclear industry, the emergence and massive use of digital technology has greatly impacted the development process and facilitated design …