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TBB.2019 was a great success!

10 October 2019

Last week from 3-4 October in Paris we held our most successful edition of The Business Booster to date, with over 1,200 attendees from 44 countries and 2,100+ business meetings organised through our B2B tool, and over 160 InnoEnergy sustainable energy innovations. We’re really proud of the success of this event, read more about it below: Some of the many highlights included Dr. Steven Chu’s keynote address. As the 12th United States Secretary of Energy…
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ENGIE and Humanising the energy transition

2 October 2019

Too often, energy seems divorced from our day to day lives: energy production and management is something that happens far away, in the corridors of power: in power stations, oil fields and coal mines. With the energy transition in full swing we are seeing that perception shift. Read what…
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Expert insight: an interview with Florent Andrillon, Energy Transition Global Lead of Capgemini Invent

1 October 2019

From growing awareness of climate change to cheaper renewables, there’s no doubt that the energy industry is going through a period of rapid change. New skills and innovations will be vital to a successful energy transition. And to work out what those skills might be, says Capgemini’s Florent Andrillon, Energy…
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Humanising the energy transition: Welcome to the age of the prosumer

1 October 2019

The energy transition is no longer just an idea: it’s a fact. This new way of being in the world comes with new roles, rights and responsibilities. And one of these new roles is the shift from consumer to prosumer.   New roles Futurist Alvin Toffler came up with…
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Oil, gas and the energy transition

23 September 2019

In preparation for theParallel Session: “New horizons for the oil industry” taking place on 4 October at 13:45 during The Business Booster, we interviewed David Branson, senior executive advisor at PwC, on his views regarding the changes ahead for the oil industry. Find out what his views are in…
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Humanising the Energy Transition and “Consumer Readiness Level”

19 September 2019

Humanising the energy transition involves thinking about the complex and diverse nature of human beings. This is something that must be considered to ensure an energy solution is taken up by the market. So how do start-ups and innovations manage this? In traditional innovation scenarios it was important to…
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Humanising the Energy Transition: Skills and competencies, are we prepared?

12 September 2019

We know that the energy transition is here to stay, but do we have the right skills for it? Do we know what new skills are needed and how to develop them? Frank Gielen, InnoEnergy Education Director has some very interesting insights to these questions: The context Finding people…
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Humanising the energy transition: The power of citizens case study, eBikeLabs

4 September 2019

Following up on the previous blog: ‘Humanising the energy transition: The power of citizens’, we have interviewed two representatives of one of start-ups attending The Business Booster, eBikeLabs, and gained their perspective on what citizen power, specifically crowdfunding meant to the success of their company and what others can…
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Humanising the energy transition: The power of citizens

21 August 2019

With Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future dominating climate change coverage this year, it’s clear that citizen-led sustainability is becoming more popular and more powerful. But is this also the case with sustainable energy innovations? Citizen-led sustainability Extinction Rebellion uses a powerful combination of direct action and social media…
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The Business Booster 2019 – 5 reasons why you can’t afford to miss it

7 August 2019

The energy transition is one of the biggest challenges facing our planet: switching to sustainable energy demands big ideas, innovative thinking and knowledge sharing. You’ll find all three at this year’s The Business Booster, the sustainable energy event designed for businesses and investors. Not signed up yet? Here’s five…
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