Energy Evolution is a new podcast from S&P Global Market Intelligence that explores the ways the energy industry is changing. Co-hosts Dan Testa, Allison Good and Taylor Kuykendall spend each episode talking to leading experts from the energy and finance fields and breaking down the trends that the policy makers, traders and industry professionals needs to know about. The team uses the reporting firepower and data resources of Market Intelligence to tackle the big issues of the day and changes on the horizon. Dan, Allison and Taylor are veteran journalists with broad expertise covering the utility, oil and gas and mining sectors.
Energy Evolution's year in review
From hydrogen and wind power to COP26 and severe weather events that tested the grid, 2021 was a year of major advancements and challenges for the energy transition.
Former DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz talks energy and innovation
As world leaders gathered for global climate talks in Glasgow, former U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz joined Market Intelligence Live for an online video chat about climate solutions and decarbonization innovation. This episode features the audio recording of the discussion between Moniz and Energy Evolution co-host Taylor Kuykendall.
COP26 preview: World leaders aim to strengthen climate commitments
World leaders are gathering for global climate talks in Glasgow. For this episode, we talked to several climate experts from the U.S. and abroad who are familiar with past negotiations including Kelly Sims Gallagher, Carol Browner, Helen Mountford, Rachel Kyte, Thom Woodroofe, and Amal-Lee Amin.
Mining lithium in North America to feed growing EV appetite
Piedmont Lithium Inc. President and CEO Keith Phillips sat down with the show to talk about the North Carolina-based company's efforts to tap into lithium supplies. Demand for the battery material is rapidly increasing as a critical component of electric vehicles.
Check out S&P Global's recent dive into the growing electric vehicle sector here: https://bit.ly/3lmdneH
U.S. poised for Atlantic Coast offshore wind power boom
With construction set to begin on the 800-MW Vineyard Offshore Wind farm, the U.S. is on the cusp of a massive buildout of offshore wind generation along the Atlantic Coast. But challenges loom, from an arduous permitting process to grid interconnection to financing.
FERC's chairman on the urgent need for more transmission lines to combat climate change
Richard Glick, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, joins Energy Evolution to discuss what it will take deliver more clean energy to U.S. consumers. Glick said he is confident that the U.S. can drastically increase its electric transmission capacity by mid-century to meet that goal.