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Any one knows that fuel model is a dead ended street. Not many act. Acting is well-known roads is hard. Acting in new directions is harder. Unknown territories are difficult and uncertain. Courage is the main ingredient of change. Change is about losing security of the present. Change is about heading for new grounds. Changers are special breed of leaders: they can't function in rest. It the story of the general (the changer: heading for new grounds) and the emperor (builder on current grounds). Changers are no builders and builders are no changers. But they need each other. Certainly and the end of an old energy system. Change is not about exploring. A mega ship can't explore new seas. Changers needs explorers and developers. And if these two have done their job the changers can steer the mega ship of a nation based on this exploration of the explorers by use of the models of the developers. Has the mega ship changed it direction, the changer must resign the command of mega ship at once, as than the stable builder type is a better captain. See changers as pilots that guide ship during direction changes. The explorers and developers delivers the pilots (changers) the data and the maps. This why we have made this paper. Energy Politics is about exploring/sharing data/visions. Energy Finance is about delivering models. We need technology, finance and demand. In simple by everyone to understand ways/methods. "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." (E.F. Schumacher). Energy is Courage is a very valid statement.

Author: Gijs Graafland

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