Supply security, costs and emissions are the three critical issues of global future energy. The IEA calls for solutions aiming at energy efficiency, innovation and internationalization
According to the association of European power distributors, 104 billion euros will have to be invested over the next decade to update networks and build new ones. Administrative obstacles and public acceptance issues
Renewable sources generate over 20% of the world’s electricity, and they are growing at a fast pace. But their global widespread implies new technological, geopolitical and economic challenges that must be faced with a new approach
The European Council confirmed its 2020 greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets and asked for further efforts in energy efficiency, innovation and integration of Europe’s energy system
A technology with an extraordinary growth potential, which can produce also at night-time. Enel has been investing for years in this field, a commitment that has turned real with the opening of the "Archimede" solar thermal plant
The proposed new directive has been preliminarily approved. It has received favourable comments, except for the crucial issue regarding the conversion coefficient; the approved document could penalize electricity and favour fossil fuels
The recent report "Energy for Economic Growth" published by the World Economic Forum provides an overview that helps understand the economic role of the energy sector, which can produce direct and indirect growth.
The EU Commission has sent out recommendations on the roll out of smart meters across Europe: privacy concerns, an adequate cost-effectiveness analysis and a set of basic and uniform technical requirements
For a successful large-scale development of smart grids, significant investments are needed. A new report by Eurelectric helps assess their effectiveness and economic returns
Large companies are adopting low-carbon business models, but their providers still have insufficient performances. Enel, nevertheless, controls the entire supply chain.