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Six actions to overcome the energy crisis

At Delta-EE, we believe there are six actions we can take to overcome the energy crisis. Organisations working in the energy transition need to help these actions happen.

Use less energy

  • 73M homes equipped with connected climate controls by 2030 in Europe, giving customers ease-of-use to better programme their heating, saving energy.
  • 90M homes signed up to an energy insights service by 2030, helping them understand their energy consumption and how to act to save energy.

Use a more efficient heating system

  • 25M homes equipped with heat pumps by 2030.
  • Heat pumps are the best types of heating systems for a household in most cases, and work even better with well-insulated homes. The high upfront cost barrier can be tackled by aggressive policies and business models, such as Heat as a Service.

Switch to an EV

  • 80M+ EVs on the road by 2030 in Europe
  • 35M+ home EV chargepoints by 2030 in Europe
  • EVs will quickly become the most sold cars in Europe. They will help customers reduce running costs, they will maximise the use of renewable electricity and they will help improve urban air pollution. The charging
    infrastructure and financing models must be developed quickly to allow customers to adopt this technology as quickly as possible.

Generate your own electricity

  • 20M homes equipped with solar PV by 2030, most of which will be configured for self-consumption. This will allow customers to reduce significantly energy imported from the grid, reducing the impact of energy price spikes during crisis such as today.

Maximise the use of self-generated electricity

  • 2.5M residential batteries installed by 2030 in Europe, helping customers store their self-generated electricity when their demand is lower than production, therefore relying even less on the grid.
  • 10M Home Energy Management systems installed in Europe by 2030 will help customers maximise automatically the self-consumption at a higher level, getting closer to being independent from the grid.

Benefit from helping the grid or local energy communities

  • 5M homes could be part of an energy community or a collective self-consumption program by 2030, sharing self-generated electricity locally.
  • 40M homes signed up to dynamic Time-of-Use tariffs by 2030, meaning customers will favour consuming electricity when there is excess production from renewables.
  • >600 GW worth of residential loads by 2030 which are flexible between heating, cooling, PV, smart EV charging and batteries.
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