Dr. Nabih Cherradi (Desert Technologies)
Supported by Jean-Marie Siefert (Jabil)
Currently, the environmental awareness and the climate change increases. Leading nations admit we are addicted to oil, but investment into alternatives has become an emergency. The switch to clean and renewable energies turn to be a necessity. Besides, dependence on external sources of energy has political and economic implications.
The use of a region’s natural resources increases the security of energy supply by ensuring a reliable source of energy. As such, governments will control own sources of energy so that their economies are less sensitive to geopolitical conditions, volatility of the global oil markets and the reality of a diminishing supply of fossil fuels.
Based on that, Localized Manufacturing can be a fundamental element of a move to a renewable energy system not dependent anymore on foreign imports.
The NEW born Localized Manufacturing Working Group aims at assessing:
Giulia Serra – WG Coordinator