Energy engineer, Thierry Salomon is the co-founder and development manager of “Izuba Energies” a cooperative company specialized in renewable energies and energy usage. He intervenes in many specialized courses (INES Chambéry, ENSAM Bastia, école d’architecture) as well as in a master course at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. In 2003, he became the president of the “NégaWatt” association that is composed of over three hundred French energy experts and practitioners that support an energetic future based on the “négawatt” concept (energy saving by energy efficiency and lowering demand) and a voluntary adoption of renewable energies. Within this association, Thierry Salomon has coordinated a team of experts who worked on the elaboration of energy scenarios that were published in 2003 and 2006. He also participated to the works of the “Grenelle de l’Environnement”. He is the author of a diversity of books on the issue of energy, namely: “La Maison des Négawatts” (Stéphane Bedel, Editions Terre Vivante, 1999 and 2001 for English translation), “The Energy Saving House” (Centre for Alternative Technology Publications, 2003), “Cool without Aircon” (Fraîcheur sans clim, in collaboration with Claude Aubert, Editions Terre Vivanta, 2004), “From torrent to Current: dams and men in Savoie” (Du torrent au courant : des barrages et des hommes en Savoie, Editions Actes Sud, 2011).