About: John Harris

Energy 17-11-2016

Private sector pushes for better EU renewable energy legislation

After leaked documents revealing renewable energy will no longer be a top priority in the EU’s new winter package, major corporations including Google, Unilever and IKEA have made a call for improvements to the forthcoming package.
Solar eclipse
Energy 19-03-2015

March solar eclipse: How will it effect the energy grid?

The solar eclipse on 20 March will be a test for Europe’s energy grid, but the real concern is the ability to quickly restore the network, writes John Harris.
Energy 05-04-2012

Energy Efficiency Directive, our last chance to reach the 2020 goal

If European citizens are unaware of their energy consumption levels, they will be unable to reduce their energy use, argues John Harris.
Energy 17-03-2011

Smart metering: A little less conversation, a little more action

Smart metering of energy needs to be introduced across Europe as soon as possible if Europe is to meet its 20-20-20 goals for energy efficiency, writes John Harris, vice-president of Landis+Gyr, in an exclusive commentary for EURACTIV.