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 open-source, decentralized, digital technologies.

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As part of today's ElectraFlex announcement, we're pleased to welcome ... @electradistrib as the newest #EnergyWeb member.

For 100+ years, Electra has been the DSO for a region of the Spanish power grid just north of Barcelona.

Get to know them better: https://electracaldenseholding.com/linies-de-negoci/

But how will we keep the lights on if it's not always windy or sunny? ... ElectraFlex, which is built using @energywebx and @SunSpecAlliance #opensource tech, will showcase the role of digital solutions for managing clean-powered, responsive, & resilient grids https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/catalonian-grid-operator-electra-caldense-energy-web-and-bamboo-energy-announce-grid-flexibility-51c75e5bcc25

This is the future—distribution utilities digitizing operations, integrating ... with customer-owned DER, and balancing the grid from the bottom up @energywebx @energiaelect https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/catalonian-grid-operator-electra-caldense-energy-web-and-bamboo-energy-announce-grid-flexibility-51c75e5bcc25

one more example on the usefulness of EW-DOS. This project would not be possible... without #decentralised identities and #blockchain trust https://twitter.com/energywebx/status/1364207630038626311

We are excited today to announce the joint project ElectraFlex in partnership ... with Catalonian grid operator Electra Caldense (@EnergiaElectra @electradistrib) and Bamboo Energy (@CasePlatform).

https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/catalonian-grid-operator-electra-caldense-energy-web-and-bamboo-energy-announce-grid-flexibility-51c75e5bcc25

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