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Energy storage: driving force behind energy sector disruption
Energy storage is one of the major stakes in ensuring lasting energy security. A balance between electricity supply and demand is crucial in order for electrical grids to function properly, but this balance is weakening due to increasing...
The Rexel Foundation co-hosted its second webinar on how to fight fuel poverty in developed economies
On May 18th, the Rexel Foundation co-hosted its second webinar on energy efficiency, for energy acces. Organized in...
Improving access to energy efficiency for the poorest households to combat fuel poverty
While emerging countries are the most affected by fuel poverty, it remains a major issue in developed economies. As the...
Energy monitoring, cornerstone of energy efficiency
Applying the latest information and communication technologies to the energy sector will eventually improve energy efficiency and foster the transition towards smarter energy. This tech hybrid can take the form of energy monitoring and...
In partnership with the United Nations Foundation, the Rexel Foundation hosts a webinar on energy efficiency for energy accessOn February 17th, the Rexel Foundation, co-hosted a webinar on energy efficiency for energy access. Organized in partnership with the Clean Energy Solutions Center and the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, this session was focused on the importance of appliance efficiency in resource-constrained settings....
While today 1.1 billion people still lack access to...
Posted on April 8, 2016 | No CommentsWhile today 1.1 billion people still lack access to electricity, the development of innovative solutions based on energy efficient electrical appliances offer considerable hope. In resource-constrained settings, energy efficiency becomes gradually the solution to meet the current challenges. Check out this infographic, produced by the Rexel Foundation, which gets the key issues.
Posted on January 7, 2016 | No CommentsOn December 12th, after two weeks of protracted negotiations following the launch of COP21, a final document was adopted by all of the 196 parties. What COP21 President Laurent Fabius called a “differentiated, fair, sustainable, dynamic, balanced and legally binding” agreement seems to overshadow the failed 2009 Copenhagen conference. Here is an overview of its key elements.
Posted on December 18, 2015 | No CommentsThere are but a few days left until participating countries come to an agreement; in the meantime, many measures have been announced during the first week of COP21, reflecting a global realization of the issues at stake.
Posted on November 18, 2015 | No CommentsTweetSince the 1990s, there has been an ongoing debate about the liberalisation of European energy markets. The sweeping overhaul of the British energy system, which was launched with the 1989...
Posted on November 18, 2015 | No CommentsTweet2020 is the first deadline that the EU set itself for the achievement of the climate plan under the “3×20” strategy. Between 2008 and 2009, the then 27 EU Member...