“Where’s the citizen anger? Why aren’t the masses protesting on the streets? Why aren’t ‘the people’ furiously demanding institutional change? The problem, even though it may seem counterintuitive, lies in too much optimism.” ~ Chris Gorell Barnes
Two technological revolutions are shaping the dawn of the 21st century: the development of the internet and the shift towards a carbon-free global energy system. The latter received a boost in 2015, when the G7 pledged to phase out fossil fuels by 2100. With the advent of the Internet of Things, these two revolutions are rapidly converging and will ultimately result in an “Internet of Energy”.