Biography

Eric Vidalenc is the author of specialized articles and general public on energy questions: he collaborates in particular with Alternatives Economiques. He published, with Jacques Theys, the book “Rethinking cities in post-carbon society” in 2013. In 2019, he published "Pour une écologie numérique" with Les Petits Matins editions and in co-edition with the Veblen Institute.

He acts as an expert for the National Research Agency (Call for Generic Projects), the European Commission (Horizon 2020) or the European Economic and Social Committee (Opinion on the economy of functionality) and on economic and energetic questions in different high schools (Paris Sorbonne, Master HEC, SciencesPo Paris, Lille, Polytech Lille ...). In 2019, he chaired "La Fabrique Ecologique" working group: "Does climate emergency imply authoritarianism?".

Since 2015, he has been scientific advisor to the Futuribles think tank.

Head of the Energy Transition division within the Hauts de France Regional Directorate of the Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) for four years, he now oversees the development of energy resource scenarios for the 'ADEME.

Talk objectives: the digital transition for energy transition?

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