Why you should add energy investments to your portfolio

  If you haven’t considered energy investments so far, it’s about time. There are several factors which add to the validity of investments in the energy sector. As the most valuable market segment globally, the energy sector makes up 10% …

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Is getting to 100% Renewables possible? Yes, but…

  Wind, photovoltaic, hydro, and geothermal power sources have made enormous progress over the past years in terms of cost efficiency as well as in technological advances and innovations. And as renewables are on the rise, one question remains: Is …

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Continued Growth in the Clean Energy Job Sector

  According to a new report released by IRENA — Renewable Energy and Jobs — more than 8.1 million people worldwide are now employed by the renewable energy industry which represents a five percent increase from last year. Solar jobs …

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European Transmission System Operators Cooperate to Develop North Sea Wind Power Hub

  The Dutch electricity network operator TenneT has partnered with Danish Energinet.dk to develop a wind power hub in the North Sea. These power hubs are expected to provide the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, the UK, Belgium and Norway with power …

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The United States’ offshore wind industry is determined to grow

  North Americas offshore wind industry has seen some remarkable developments over the past year. North Carolina’s first offshore wind auction is set to take place in march 2017 and throughout different Atlantic states, several offshore wind projects are now …

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Rapid Growth in Iran’s Renewable Energy Sector

  Iran, with a population of over 80 million, has the fourth-largest oil reserves and the second-largest natural gas reserves in the world. But despite its rich hydrocarbon resources, the country is pursuing several projects to decrease its reliance on …

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6 Tips to Get Your Energy Project Financed

  So you got your licenses, permissions and studies to develop your project, however, one thing’s missing: capital. In this week’s blog, we have collected some tips and pointers to help energy project developers catch investor’s interest and get their …

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Technological Advances Pushing Renewable Energy Towards the Turning Point

  Technological advances are changing supply as well as demand dynamics in the energy and resource sector. By raising productivity and increasing energy efficiency the technological progress will continue to push the global economy. Energy consumption is becoming less intense …

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What Makes a Successful Freelancer?

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe   Entrepreneurial workers are turning to self-employment in such large numbers that half the working population in Britain and the US could be part of the independent workforce within the nest five years. With new …

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Ready for a Nuclear Phase Out?

Image Source: Fotolia.de Following the natural disaster which developed into a nuclear disaster in Fukushima in 2011, Germany accelerated the phase out of nuclear energy to complete it by 2022. And while a about quarter of its energy was generated …

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Why Solar Power is Booming in the Middle East

Image Source: Fotolia.de Why Solar Power is Booming in the Middle East and Will Continue to Do so in 2017   The market for solar power is growing at an exceptional rate. And it is in emerging markets – such …

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The Future of Solar PV Investments in the EU

Image Source: Fotolia The Future of Solar PV Investments in the EU   The European Union is the global number one in installed capacity in solar. Having just crossed 100GW milestone in 2016 – from just 3GW in 2006 – …

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Gates’ Avant-Garde Energy Investment Fund

Image Source: JStone / Shutterstock, Inc. Gates’ Avant-Garde Energy Investment Fund   As the world´s population is expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050, energy demands are expected to double during the same timespan. Hence, faced with the proportional increase in the …

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Platform Business Models or: The New Marketplaces

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Platform Business Models or: The New Marketplaces   Without the rise of the Internet, platform business models would not have been able to walk the path they have been taking over the past years. Unlike …

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An Energy Industry Outlook for 2017

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe An Energy Industry Outlook for 2017   Very similar to the way that one cannot predict the future of climate change by looking at weather conditions through the office window, the energy sector’s future cannot …

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The Energy Industry in 2016

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe A Retrospect of the Energy Industry in 2016 Energy Industry in 2016 We entered 2016 in a state of uncertainty and some might have even started out this year waiting for the other shoe to …

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Online Platforms and Customer Satisfaction

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe The Devil is in the Detail: Online Platforms and Customer Satisfaction   Online platforms have dramatically changed the digital economy over the past two decades and occupy a central position within the digital society. They …

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Energy Market Labor Trends: Freelance and Independent Workforce

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Energy Market Labor Trends: Freelance and Independent Workforce   According to the Inuit Report by 2020, 40 % of the US workforce will be working for organizations on a non-permanent basis, or in other words: …

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Why the energy sector should keep an eye on freelancers and independent workforce

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Why the energy sector should keep an eye on freelancers and independent workforce   Discussing innovations within the energy sector tends to lead to the same few topics every time: Renewable energy vs. conventional energy, …

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The U.S. election’s impact on the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and the rights of the people of Standing Rock

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe The U.S. election’s impact on the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and the rights of the people of Standing Rock   The Native American protests against the Dakota Access pipeline have become an international rallying cry …

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Trump’s Impact on the American Energy Market

Trump’s Impact on the American Energy Market – Empty shells in the short-run, uncertainty for the long-run?   Late on Tuesday, as the final result of the 2016 election became apparent, first speculations started to emerge on how Trump actually could …

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Digital Revolution in the energy sector – just a consulting headline?!

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Digital Revolution in the energy sector – just a consulting headline?! “The digital revolution is hitting the energy sector”; “Digital economy is disrupting the industry”; and “The utility-death-spiral has emerged” are some of the headlines …

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Weather forecasting control – Krobath Econ Energy Services

Weather forecasting control – Krobath Econ Energy Services Heating buildings is one of the least efficient tasks in terms of energy use worldwide. Especially heating old structures comes with high losses and rehabilitation investments are cost intensive. In addition, the …

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Guest Blog Post: Rwanda in Review – The Sustainable Revolution Has Begun

Image Source: Fotolia by Adobe Guest Blog Post: Rwanda in Review – The Sustainable Revolution Has Begun Over the past two decades, Rwanda has made outstanding progress, transforming from a torn nation to one of the safest and cleanest countries …

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MG Energy+ Celebrates 5 Years of Successful Work and Partnerships

MG Energy+ Celebrates 5 Years of Successful Work and Partnerships As our company had its 5th anniversary last week on Friday, this blog post covers the success story of MG Energy+ and how the company developed over the past five …

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