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My twelve energy Christmas words or triggers that will drive my 2023 thinking

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Innovation & Energy Knowledge Provider, Agility Innovation

I work as a transition advocate for innovation, ecosystems, within IIoT, and the energy system as my points of focus. I relate content to context to give greater knowledge and build the...

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So as we wind down towards Christmas and begin to look out into 2023, I thought, what are my triggering points on the Energy Transition?

So I thought I'd turn these into a simple list of my twelve energy Christmas words or phrases that will drive my Energy Transition thinking in 2023

  1. The energy challenge
  2. Inclusive energy futures
  3. Innovation technology
  4. Complexity unravelling
  5. Unchecked consumption
  6. Stranded Assets
  7. Emergy Energy Platforms
  8. Energy backbone
  9. Climate change essential actions
  10. Clean energy innovator
  11. Pathways, landscapes and roadmaps
  12. Transition management

I made an Energy wish list for 2022, and all I can say is it was wildly optimistic, so this year, I'll stick with my simple Christmas triggers.

So what trigger words or energy phases will drive your Energy work or thinking in 2023?

Add them below

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Matt Chester on Dec 19, 2022

Great list, would love to hear more about them!

If I had to add any to your dozen, I think I'd go with Interconnection Queue

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Paul Hobcraft on Dec 20, 2022

Interconnected queue- means connecting up the assets or the supply of electricity?

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Matt Chester on Dec 20, 2022

I'm talking about how the growth of renewables is stymied by the long queue to get such projects connected to the grid and the idea that speeding that process up is the most impactful decarbonization policy pathway at the moment: 


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Audra Drazga on Dec 22, 2022

I love this list.  I would add the following:

1) IRA & IIJA - Affects on the industry in 2023

2) Cybersecurity 

3) Securing the grid

4) Aging Grid

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