Anyone involved in the Energy world knows how complex it has become.
It seemed as we look back at the past; we had simply one power provider, using one fossil fuel, maximizing their dedicated infrastructure and transmission lines, to then deliver to their dedicated substations and then onto the eventual consumer or customer the needed electricity or heat supply. It is radically different today for numerous reasons.
Reality is, we need to undertake a radical redesign of our entire energy ecosystem.
The consensus is that over the next twenty to thirty years, we must undergo a drastic change in our whole energy systems.
Do we understand what this means? Can we grasp the complexity of this undertaking?
I think we have some real help in understanding this through how the International Energy Agency is going about tackling the complexity will significantly help; they have mapped the entire energy system. Continue reading