230 episodes

Welcome to ‘Energy Unplugged by Aurora’, a mix of in-depth conversations with key international industry leaders, policymakers, and academics, sharing their unique perspectives on the global energy transition.
 
Hosted by various Aurora experts, we explore the hottest topics and trends across the energy landscape. From renewables, battery storage, and grid integration, to hydrogen, commodity markets, and technology innovation, our high-profile guests weigh in with their valuable insights.
 
Stay informed and engaged with the latest developments in the energy industry, with a new episode released every week!

Energy Unplugged by Aurora Aurora Energy Research

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    • 4.9 • 21 Ratings

Welcome to ‘Energy Unplugged by Aurora’, a mix of in-depth conversations with key international industry leaders, policymakers, and academics, sharing their unique perspectives on the global energy transition.
 
Hosted by various Aurora experts, we explore the hottest topics and trends across the energy landscape. From renewables, battery storage, and grid integration, to hydrogen, commodity markets, and technology innovation, our high-profile guests weigh in with their valuable insights.
 
Stay informed and engaged with the latest developments in the energy industry, with a new episode released every week!

    EP.202 Buddy Rizer on Data Centre Demand and its Impact on Power Systems

    EP.202 Buddy Rizer on Data Centre Demand and its Impact on Power Systems

    In this episode of Energy Unplugged, we are delighted to welcome Buddy Rizer, Executive Director for the Department of Economic Development in Loudoun County, Virginia, USA. He discusses data centre demand and its impact on power systems with our Head of USA East, Julia Hoos, and Zachary Edelen, Senior Associate in our Research team.Buddy is largely credited as the architect of "Data Center Alley"—the world’s largest concentration of data centre load. He leads the agency responsible for encou...

    • 45 min
    EP.201 Agnes da Costa, Director, Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency

    EP.201 Agnes da Costa, Director, Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency

    In this episode of Energy Unplugged, we are delighted to welcome Agnes Maria da Costa, Director at the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL). She joins our Managing Director for Iberia & LATAM, Ana Barillas, to discuss policies for the Brazilian electricity market, including capacity reserve auctions. Agnes has been a Director at ANEEL since December 2022. Before this role, she spent almost eighteen years at the Ministry of Mines and Energy, where she held positions such as...

    • 45 min
    EP.200 Suman Bery, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog

    EP.200 Suman Bery, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog

    On our 200th episode of Energy Unplugged, which also marks our first India-focused episode, we are delighted to welcome a very special guest: Suman Bery, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog. He takes a deep dive into the Indian market with Dan Monzani, Managing Director at Aurora, who oversees our activities in India.Mr. Bery is an eminent economist, academic, writer, and policy leader who has spent the better part of the last three decades at the World Bank, eventually becoming their Lead Economist....

    • 46 min
    EP.199 Flemming Sørensen and Ángel Sanz on the PPA Market in Europe

    EP.199 Flemming Sørensen and Ángel Sanz on the PPA Market in Europe

    In this episode of Energy Unplugged, we are delighted to welcome Flemming Sørensen, Vice President for Europe, LevelTen Energy, and Ángel Sanz, Head of Energy Markets Iberia, ENGIE, analysing the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) market in Europe with our Managing Director for Iberia & LATAM, Ana Barillas.This episode was recorded at the LevelTen Energy European Forum, a key event in the PPA industry that brought together leaders and innovators from across the renewable energy sector. This f...

    • 21 min
    EP.198 Aurora experts on the New Renewable Electricity Support Scheme in Northern Ireland

    EP.198 Aurora experts on the New Renewable Electricity Support Scheme in Northern Ireland

    On this week’s Energy Unplugged episode, the Aurora team analyses the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme in Northern Ireland. Salman Khan, Principal in our Oxford Advisory team, welcomes for the discussion our colleagues Steph Unsworth, Senior Associate and Product Manager for I-SEM, and Michael Joos, also Senior Associate manager of the project Aurora is delivering to the Northern Irish Government to support the design of this new scheme.Main topics include the following:Why is a ...

    • 31 min
    EP.197 Chris Stark, Chief Executive, The Carbon Trust

    EP.197 Chris Stark, Chief Executive, The Carbon Trust

    In this episode of Energy Unplugged, we are delighted to welcome Chris Stark, Chief Executive of the Carbon Trust, discussing the UK’s climate targets with our Managing Director for the UK & Ireland and European Hydrogen, Dan Monzani.A world-renowned climate policy expert, Chris is the Chief Executive of The Carbon Trust, a global climate consultancy dedicated to accelerating the transition to a decarbonised future. In his previous role as Chief Executive of the UK’s Climate Change Commit...

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

mandrews1988 ,

Very interesting and engaging

Aurora finds incredibly interesting industry professionals and woke me up to the huge currents of change going on around me as an engineer in the energy sector.

wingcommandertomjones ,

Enjoyed the previews

James Samworth did a fine job previewing the Spring Conference. Who else is lined up?

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