Smart energy management - Jérôme Bonaldi gives us a straightforward explanation of how renewable energy is stored by producing hydrogen and injecting it into the mains gas supply system. This is the «Power-to-Gas» concept that GDF SUEZ is now testing in Dunkerque with the GRHYD project. This small-scale demonstration explains the principle.
Smart energy management. Smart grids are intelligent power distribution networks managed automatically in real time to deliver more effective management of energy consumption and generation. This video explains how they work.
Working and being innovative in new ways : World in Progress looks at this new chapter in the history of co-working. So popular with freelancers and entrepreneurs, this type of workspace is now attracting interest from companies because of its effectiveness in stimulating employee creativity.
The "World in Progress" series gives us simple, but comprehensive, explanations of the buzzwords and trends of society today. Everyone's talking about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), but what actually are they and what future do they have? Matthieu Cisel, ENS Cachan doctoral student and specialist in this area, explains this trend already embraced by business that promises to facilitate innovation by revolutionizing the way we share knowledge.
The energy sources of tomorrow. Microscopic and invisible to the naked eye, microalgae are attracting increasing attention from healthcare companies, food companies... and also energy companies. For example, architects X-TU and engineers AlgoSource Technologies have developed a biowall that grows microalgae at the same time as delivering natural thermal regulation of buildings. Shown at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal earlier this year, the project is introduced in this video by Anouk Legendre.
The 'World in Progress' series of videos went to meet a fifth grade class in Miami at the last rehearsal before presenting their model for the city of the future in a national competition. Not only renewable energy generation, industrial buildings and homes, but also wastewater treatment and recycling plants... they tell us about their ideas in detail.
Expert opinion : Many experts see innovation as the solution to economic recovery and resolving the issue of unemployment. So how do senior company executives define this concept? Olivier Delabroy, Vice-President R&D at Air Liquide, the leading provider of gases, technologies and services to industry and the healthcare sector, agreed to give us his personal view of innovation and explain its importance to his company.
The «World in Progress» series gives us simple, but comprehensive, explanations of the buzzwords and trends of society today. Everyone's talking about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), but what actually are they and what future do they have? Matthieu Cisel, ENS Cachan doctoral student and specialist in this area, explains this trend already embraced by business that promises to facilitate innovation by revolutionizing the way we share knowledge.
Working and being innovative in new ways. The 2nd Innovation Days event was hosted by the GDF SUEZ Gas and New Energies Research and Innovation Center (Centre de Recherche et d’Innovation du Gaz et des Energies Nouvelles - CRIGEN) on March 20 and 21 this year. Some of its contestants tell us about this marathon of open innovation.
Energy of tomorrow. With its commitment to generating low-carbon energy, GDF SUEZ has for some years been working on developing processes for producing gas from organic matter of plant and animal origin: biomethane or green gas. View the video to find out more about the future of this new energy source!