"Developing alternative sources of energy and achieving greater energy efficiency is both a significant global investment opportunity and an environmental imperative"George Soros, 2011


EU Energy Union
by Ritzek
EU Energy Union What are the objectives of the EU Energy Union, what are the main pillars?The initial concept of the Energy Union is based on five key dimensions:1. Supply Security 2. Internal Market 3. Energy Efficiency 4. Decarbonisation 5. Research & Innovation However, the governance system...
Drive New Finance for Energy Investments
by Ritzek
Landmark Study Reveals how to Drive New Finance for Energy Investments – The First Fuel for the EU Economy Energy efficiency investments are the most cost-effective way to reduce the EU’s reliance, and expenditure, on energy imports costing over €400 billion a year. Today, this makes energy...
Welcome to the new dynamics of B2B sales (based on McKinsey)
by Ritzek
"Welcome to the new dynamics of B2B sales" This is an introduction of a chapter of a recent article from McKinsey (Feb 2015) evaluating the changing patterns in B2B purchasing. Bottom line it is about saying good bye to the old winning formular "a long lasting personal relationship makes the deal...
Invitation: Energy Efficiency Index of the Industry
What is the state of industrial production at present? Energy Efficiency in Industrial Processes (EEIP) have supported the Institute for Energy Efficiency in Production (EEP) of the University of Stuttgart, Fraunhofer IPA (both Germany) and Linköping University (Sweden) in developing the Energy...