An article by our partner site Le Monde de l’Énergie

“Sharing is the new globalisation.” Although economist Jeremy Rifkin set out his theory of sharing in the energy sphere in his book published in 2012, the “Internet of Energy” concept made little impact at the time because the technology was not yet sufficiently mature. However, Jeremy Rifkin sketched out a revolution that is set to take off in coming years, following in the footsteps of the Internet revolution. But what exactly is the Internet of Energy?  How will it impact the various stakeholders?

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Le Monde de l’Energie, a participatory medium covering the full range of energy news in France and around the world, carries articles by specialists in such areas as renewable energy sources, wind energy, solar energy and smart grids.

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