ABOUT

Jules Kortenhorst

Jules is a council member of the Energy Web Foundation. He is also CEO and Trustee of nonprofit cleantech think tank and EWF co-founder Rocky Mountain Institute. He is a recognized leader on global energy issues and climate change. His background spans business, government, entrepreneurial, and nonprofit leadership.

Prior to RMI, Jules was the founding CEO of the European Climate Foundation, the largest philanthropic organization dedicated to policy development and advocacy on climate change in Europe. Before launching ECF, he served as a member of the Dutch parliament for the Christian Democratic Party. He also worked for almost 10 years for Royal Dutch/Shell and began his career as an analyst at McKinsey & Co. Jules currently serves on the Energy Transition Commission, on the World Economic Forum’s Future Council on Energy, and on the Board of Stedin Holding NV.

Jules holds both an MBA from Harvard Business School and a masters in economics from Erasmus University, the Netherlands.

The Energy Web is accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by unleashing the potential of blockchain and other decentralized technologies.

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For @greentechmedia squared members: Learn more about some of the challenges to ... widespread #DER adoption and grid-integration and how they're being handled.
https://www.greentechmedia.com/squared/dispatches-from-the-grid-edge/grid-edge-mega-trends-bridging-the-distributed-energy-wholesale-market-divide

Have you had a chance to read about all that's new in #EWDOS? Learn more about ... the latest updates and improvements here:
https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/energy-web-releases-update-to-ew-dos-technology-stack-7222754575d0

For us, #blockchain met #IoT in the #energy sector when we partnered w/ ... @VodafoneIoT to better connect distributed assets with the grid. But it's interesting to see what that same technology pair is achieving in other areas like food safety. @Cointelegraph https://cointelegraph.com/consulting/vechain/when-blockchain-meets-iot-ensuring-food-safety-in-the-2020s?utm_source=cointelegraph&utm_medium=banner&utm_campaign=ctc_report_vechain&utm_content=main-page-desktop

Attention EW Members! Check your inbox for details on our upcoming members-only ... webinar: #EnergyWeb Tokens At Work: Utility Layer Benefits for EW Members. Happening next Wednesday the 15th. #EWT

Electric #utilities have a responsibility to #actonclimate, and do so quickly. ... We applaud all the #EnergyWeb member utilities who have chosen to support the tech-driven transition to #cleanpower.

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