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Reflections on Utility Week Live 2018
Are you an Energy Rule Taker or Rule Breaker ?
Last week we attended UK Utility Week Live 2018 in the Birmingham NEC. Unsurprisingly the show focussed on the...
Concentrated Solar Power
A place in the sun?
Distributed Energy Futures is supporting a young company optimising Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) installations. CSP technology promises to deliver...
Electric cars: solution or new problem?
Battery car challenges
A little while ago, two of us visited Brussels for the Smart Energy Demand Coalition forum. The forum was held in one...
Behaviours in times of uncertainty
Working with a Board at times of change can be tricky. On one occasion we were called to design...
The energy change challenge
Electric vehicles – how will we cope?
Recently two of us visited Brussels for the Smart Energy Demand Coalition (now SmartEn – Smart Energy for Europe)...
New Energy, New Job?
At Distributed Energy Futures we spend a lot of time talking to some of the big energy players. We...
What will electric trucks do to the distribution grid?
Tesla recently announced an electric truck. Currently this is a prototype with a target selling price of $200k, which...