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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 think about the “Technology Readiness Level” but what about the “Consumer Readiness Level”? We asked two of our start-ups and this is what they told us:…
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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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Humanising the energy transition: Diversity, creativity and InnoEnergy start-ups

17 July 2019

The sustainable energy transition demands new ways of thinking as was discussed in our Humanising the energy transition: Diversity and creativity as sources of innovation blog. And to foster that innovation, we need a place for diverse thinkers, doers and makers across the world of green energy and sustainable power to…
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Humanising the energy transition: Diversity and creativity as sources of innovation

3 July 2019

Back in the 1970s, numerous international aid organisations decided to tackle a huge sustainable energy issue. They wanted to find a new solution to the inefficient, dangerous and polluting cooking methods which were the only option for millions of people in the developing world. This issue affected women the…
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Humanising the energy transition

3 June 2019

When you think about the energy transition, what words jump to your mind? For most people it’s anything to do with new technologies, regulations, policies, new business models and other tangible things. Of course, those aspects are an important part of the energy transition, but that’s not the whole…
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Thank you all TBB.2018 attendees!

23 October 2018

Each year, The Business Booster, the only event that brings together sustainable energy innovators, established industry players, investors and public sector institutions, is reinvented. The sixth edition which took place on 17-18 October in Copenhagen, was the biggest and most interactive one yet, providing all 800 attendees from 40…
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The future is now: Wind technologies

13 September 2018

Wind energy has become the second largest provider of power generation capacity in Europe. Forecasts by Wind Europe predict that by 2030 about €239 billion will be invested into this industry which will also provide employment to approximately 569,000 people. Interestingly, all of this was kick-started by small start-ups…
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