All articles by Sonja van Renssen

Editor in chief Sonja van Renssen is an experienced Brussels-based journalist and conference moderator, who has written for leading energy and climate titles including S&P Global Platts and Nature Climate Change. Contact Sonja at: sonja.vanrenssen [at]

Sonja van Renssen


TenneT CEO Manon van Beek: a vision for offshore wind in the North Sea

The CEO of the Dutch-German transmission system operator talks to Energy Monitor about the challenges and potential of a meshed, direct current, cross-border North Sea grid.

French utility EDF centres innovation strategy on AI and blockchain

EDF chief innovation officer Julien Villeret talks to Energy Monitor about the group’s innovation strategy and France’s three energy priorities: nuclear power, hydrogen and renewables.

Terms of empowerment: Addressing the needs of the individual in the hybrid workplace

Employees need fewer rules and regulations in the world of work, argues Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s Alexander Senn, but that also requires a major mindset shift on the part of their employers.