The values of a Millenial generation, and how it will affect everything...



People in particular industries are framing the argument between new entrants vs established players as a very personal issue of what societies want. Well, they are right. It is a very personal issue of what a new generation values. And they are wrong. It is not going to resolved by name-calling at newbies like Airbnb, Uber, Grow (Fintech) or others as "cheats." Below are a few cases in point which should help illustrate my point:

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April 25, 2015

Walking the Talk of Clean Air…

There is a drive in Quebec (pun intended) for a zero emissions law which would force car makers, much like in 11 states in the US, […]
April 14, 2015

How using different language can help us unify around environmental initiatives.

I had an interesting lunch with a cousin of mine in NYC last week. He is a proud Republican (nothing wrong with that 😉 ) and […]
April 6, 2015

The new Energy Currencies

I’ve been invited to speak at the upcoming Smart Grid Conference at UOIT (University of Ontario, Institute of Technology) in Oshawa, Ontario, to be held between […]
April 1, 2015

Hybrid Energy Innovations Conference Comes to NYC

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015 gives you the big picture on the dramatic transformation sweeping the energy industry Historically, different segments of the energy market have been […]
March 28, 2015

We don’t need to save the planet for the planet.

I made this statement earlier this week at an engineering faculty research day in Ontario. Having been someone involved in solar power since 1988 when the […]
March 25, 2015

What is the right question?

Tomorrow I will speak before a few hundred masters graduates at University of Ontario Institute of Technology, in Oshawa during their Research Day. I asked myself […]
March 23, 2015

When the road meets the roof…

renewz established a phrase long ago, “road to roof”. This was meant to convey the possibility of energy and transportation to meet and work in concert, […]
January 14, 2015

Are things always as obvious as we believe?

As I picked up my daughter from school today I decided to pay particular attention as to whether or not I could guess people’s religion by […]