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Jon has over fifteen years experience in the decentralised energy and low carbon sectors. A founding director of Delta-ee, he leads our work with utilities, helping them develop decentralised energy and low carbon strategies and tactics. Jon’s expertise spans the decentralised energy space, with a particular interest in microgeneration, low carbon strategies and the integration of decentralised resources into energy systems. Previously Jon worked for Platts, managing E Source’s distributed energy research, and the UK’s Energy Saving Trust.

Having the right approach to installation and maintenance capability will be critical to ensuring new energy success

Everyone knows that the future of energy will be much more distributed. Technologies such as EV chargers, heat pumps, batteries, solar panels, and smart controls will be installed in greater and greater numbers.

More and more customers will buy services built around these products. Building such services or subscription business, or offering bundles of products, is where many companies are rightly heading.

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The New Energy Letter: August 2019

How to avoid the fate of Kodak in the energy transition?

Kodak didn’t fail because it didn’t know about digital cameras. In fact, it developed one of the first consumer digital cameras and in 2005 was the largest seller of digital cameras in the US. But in 2011 its share price fell by 80%, and in 2012 it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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The Delta-ee New Energy Summit 2019: The key takeaways

We recently held our first New Energy Summit, in Amsterdam, on the 28-29th of May 2019.

The event brought together over 100 industry stakeholders ranging from energy suppliers, hardware manufacturers, data specialists, retailers, to insurance providers across Europe and beyond.

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The New Energy Letter: May 2019

Influencing and controlling the timing of demand will be a core competence of companies in the electricity value chain.

The electricity value chain is increasingly focusing on the timing of demand. Less and less about the quantity of electricity generated and sold. More about kWs and kWhs at particular times.

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Partner or Competitor? As Engie takes control of tiko, we look at the latest dilemma in new energy

Photo from: https://www.engie.com/en/journalists/press-releases/tiko-intelligent-energy-systems-residential-market/

It’s finally been announced today that Engie has taken control of tiko (see press release). But tiko already has established relationships with some of Engie’s competitors, so this begs the question: to what degree will Engie’s competitors continue to be happy to use the tiko platform?

Let’s start by looking at the smart phone sector.

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The New Energy Letter: February 2019

Digitalisation, new services, channel disruptions, dynamic integrations with the electricity system: ‘New Heat’ has the potential to become one of the biggest pillars of the energy transition

Comfort in buildings is by far the largest ‘service’ that customers require energy for. It is typically 2 to 5 times the size of demand for appliances and for mobility in terms of household kWhs. It’s not discretionary. And there is a huge market of €100s billions across Europe for the fuel, hardware in home, and related services.

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