Eric Morel is a worldwide recognised expert of energy transition and digitalisation. In the past, he has served as VP Corporate Business Strategy and VP Global Smart Grids and Energy Efficiency at Schneider Electric as well as CEO of Ilevo, a telecommunication start-up. He is a founding member and a former Board member of the Gridwise Alliance, the main professional private/public association dedicated to Smart Energy.
In France, the "yellow vests" have been showing for several months a loss of confidence in leaders and try to draw attention to their situation, unlivable that remained unknown or, at least, misunderstood by these same leaders.
We always tend to think in comparison with situations already experienced. Thus, some of us assimilate the location of charging stations to that of service stations and, as a result, gives particular importance to the traffic around the terminals.
Shell’s acquisition of Sonnen is another step in the evolution of the energy markets and the ongoing upheaval.