Energy transition aims to leads the global energy sector from fossil-based to zero-carbon by the second half of this century. It is driven by socio-economic trends, political will and the principles of simply good business.
Through its sustainable growth and innovative solutions E.ON is the driving seat of energy transition. By voicing its opinions and providing the market with analysis and impulses, it seeks to show the direction of travel for the new energy world.
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Science (fiction) rules the world
So many of the technologies we now take for granted are rooted in the weird and wonderful brains of sci-fi writers. When it comes to driving renewable energy innovation, we prefer to be guided by solving the needs of the customers rather than by sci-fi. But who can say that sci-fi can´t inspire future developments? Here's a pick of E.ON Foresight team’s favourite sci-fi films and their warped (but often scarily accurate) view of the future.
Energy transition 2030: German academies describe path to carbon neutrality in Europe
Coping with the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic creates further challenges for climate protection policy. In a joint statement, the German Academies of Sciences have identified political, technological, and regulatory measures which, when implemented at European level, will enable an energy transition without overburdening society and the economy. Frank-Detlef Drake, E.ON’s VP Research & Technology, contributed as one of two energy industry representatives to the ‘energy transition document’ of the German science academies.
Intellectual property management: ‘A firewall for innovation’
The energy industry’s transition to a decentralized future won’t happen on its own. It’s going to take inventiveness, determination and innovative thinking. Intellectual property (IP) management is one of the driving forces behind innovation and sustainable growth.
Making innovation the driving force of post-COVID-19 recovery
COVID-19 has put healthcare and societies under unprecedented pressure. With hospital capacity pushed to its limits, medics are working around the clock and in extraordinary circumstances. Meanwhile, economies worldwide have entered a standstill of an unprecedented scale.
Coping with the immediate effects of this healthcare crisis is of course a top priority. But early post-Corona stimuli are equally important if we are to kickstart the economy towards sustainable growth.
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