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


All eyes on China’s 13th Five-Year Plan for energy
by Ritzek
 China’s 13th Five-Year Plan for energy (Energy 13FYP) might be one of the most anticipated official documents in the world and is one that will have far-reaching impacts on the carbon trajectory of the world’s number one emitter. Recently, information about the plan begins to surface in the...
Heatpumps - an overlooked opportunity?
by Ritzek
 Recover energy, don’t waste it! What do a Norwegian fjord, a Belgian brewery, a Danish dairy plant, a Finnish data center, a German office building, and a French sports center (and many more) have in common? They use heat pumps – and nobody knows. Heat pump technology is well known for the...
Energy Transition of the EU Building Stock
by Saheb
  The report entitled “Energy Transition of the EU Building Stock -Unleashing the 4thIndustrial Revolution in Europe” estimates the EU energy renovation market at EUR 109 billion in 2015 and 882,900 jobs. It shows that the size of the EU energy renovation market could increase by almost half the...
Industrial heat: an emission free energy source
by Ritzek
 Industrial heat: an emission free energy source It’s time to start looking at industrial flue stacks as a clean energy opportunity.Heat is a form of energy that is all around us. There’s heat from the sun (solar thermal), and from the earth (geothermal), but for this post, I want to talk about...