63 episodes

Welcome to the DNV GL Talks Energy podcast series. Electrification, rise of renewables and new technologies - supported by more data and IT systems, are transforming the power system. Join us each week as we discuss these changes with guests from around the industry.

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Welcome to the DNV GL Talks Energy podcast series. Electrification, rise of renewables and new technologies - supported by more data and IT systems, are transforming the power system. Join us each week as we discuss these changes with guests from around the industry.

    Securing our renewable energy future

    Securing our renewable energy future

    In 2019, the Saudi Arabia oil facility attacks raised huge questions about energy security - with the incident wiping out nearly half of the country’s estimated output and 5% of global production. Keisuke Sadamori, Director of Energy and Security Markets at the International Energy Agency (IEA), explores energy security in the age of renewables. He explains that incidents of extreme weather are destabilizing renewable energy systems and infrastructures around the world, and this will likely become a major energy security concern in future. In addition, Keisuke also examines how digital technologies may be opening the door to a new mix of cyber threats, which could impact on the renewable energy industry and the rate of its adoption. To find out more or read the transcription, please visit www.dnvgl.com/talksenergy

    • 12 min
    Traditional to Alternative: the evolving business model

    Traditional to Alternative: the evolving business model

     According to DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook 2019 report, the world needs ten times more solar power to limit global warming by 2030. In this episode, Gavin Adda, CEO of Distributed Generation at Total, explores the changing role of traditional energy companies, with many now diversifying and looking at renewables to help them reduce their carbon emissions, meet changing consumer demands and address new government policies on climate change. With solar power playing a major role in this transition, Gavin explains that global corporates such as Google and Apple are recognizing the benefits to clean energy and starting to put pressure on their wider supply chain. This, alongside cheaper prices for energy such as solar, is helping developing markets to transition more quickly than ever before. To find out more or read the transcription, please visit www.dnvgl.com/talksenergy

    • 17 min
    Transitioning to a wind-powered world

    Transitioning to a wind-powered world

    Global wind power capacity is estimated to grow by 60% in the next five years, with emerging markets such as Asia expected to play a major role in this transition. Clive Turton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, at Vestas, discusses the rise in wind power and what more needs to be done to ensure a faster decarbonization of the global energy market. With DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook 2019 finding that five times more wind power is needed to close the emissions gap by 2030, Clive explains why education on clean energy is still needed to ensure that policymakers around the world are making the required investment to help slow climate change. To find out more or read the transcription, please visit www.dnvgl.com/talksenergy

    • 16 min
    The future of green investment

    The future of green investment

    Technological innovation has resulted in the cost of renewable energies such as wind and solar continuing to fall, with wide-scale deployment seen over the last two decades. Jon Moore, CEO of BloombergNEF, explores the future of investment behaviour, including the impact of consumer uptake rates, and why transparency is critical to moving the industry forward. With DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook 2019 report calling for $1.5 trillion in annual investment by 2030, Jon explains how initiatives such as the Taskforce for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) are helping businesses and investors to better understand their exposure to climate risk, opening the door to significant levels of investment in future. To find out more or read the transcription, please visit www.dnvgl.com/talksenergy

    • 13 min
    Rethinking climate policy: a holistic approach

    Rethinking climate policy: a holistic approach

    The energy industry is widely recognised for its role in addressing climate change. However, it’s important to remember that other sectors – from agriculture and transportation to manufacturing – must equally evolve to ensure a faster transition towards renewables. Dr Lawrence Jones, Vice President, International Programs, at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), discusses the importance of taking a holistic approach to this global issue, including the need for more inclusive policy change. With billions of people in the world still lacking basic access to electricity, Lawrence explores the complexities around the idea of “inclusive transition” and how developing economies will require ongoing support and empathy from the rest of the world if they are to access cheaper renewable energy systems in future. To find out more or read the transcription, please visit www.dnvgl.com/talksenergy

    • 23 min
    Accelerating the energy transition

    Accelerating the energy transition

    What role is technology playing when it comes to closing the global emissions gap? Remi Eriksen, Group President and CEO of DNV GL, explores the key findings from the 2019 Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) report and discusses what more can be done globally to accelerate the energy transition.

    In this first episode of our new series, Remi explores why “extraordinary policy action” is needed to meet the Paris Agreement climate goals. Finding that $1.5 trillion of annual investment is required by 2030, governments must act now to benefit from the continued innovation in renewables, including wind, solar PV and energy storage. While the focus should be on the scaling-up of existing technologies, Remi explains what DNV GL is doing to harness the new, collective focus on climate emergency in order to progress the energy transition.

    To find out more or read the transcription, please visit www.dnvgl.com/talksenergy

    • 13 min

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