112 episodes

Longtime energy expert Chris Nelder interviews some of the smartest and most knowledgeable people in energy, exploring global infrastructure and markets during the ongoing transition away from fossil fuels and toward renewables. Designed to stimulate discussion about the difficult questions rather than reinforce preconceived answers, the Energy Transition Show covers oil, gas, coal, solar, wind, emerging renewables, nuclear, grid power, transportation systems, macroeconomics, and more, including the latest news and research, policy developments, and market events.

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    • 4.8, 91 Ratings

Longtime energy expert Chris Nelder interviews some of the smartest and most knowledgeable people in energy, exploring global infrastructure and markets during the ongoing transition away from fossil fuels and toward renewables. Designed to stimulate discussion about the difficult questions rather than reinforce preconceived answers, the Energy Transition Show covers oil, gas, coal, solar, wind, emerging renewables, nuclear, grid power, transportation systems, macroeconomics, and more, including the latest news and research, policy developments, and market events.

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
91 Ratings

91 Ratings

Baby-Yeer ,

Empowering knowledge

Chris Nelder's insight covers topics, guests, and questions that are critical considerations for the Energy Transition Age.

Green City Times ,

Love this podcast

The Energy Transition Show is my favorite podcast on Sustainability. I have listened to many of the other Sustainability podcasts, and this is the one show that always has the best production, and topics.

JSimp ,

Concentrated Energy Gold

A few times In my life while channel surfing, I have happened upon a show that made me think, “I was lucky to have found this show. I will always remember it.” That is how is I feel about almost every episode of The Energy Transition Show. I look forward each new episode of this podcast in my queue like a kid looks forward to birthdays. I listen to every episode, take notes, and access the archive from time to time. Listening to each show is like sitting in on a valuable college colloquium - quality stuff.

The Energy Transition Show sets the standard for energy podcasts. Each show features experts in their respective fields. These guests share up-to-date research, findings, and trends. There are numerous references to peer-reviewed papers and journals. Many of the guests, coming from a science background, also will acknowledge the limitations of their data and present other points of view. When appropriate, host Chris Nelder, gently plays devil’s advocate in a way that can be done only by one passionate about and well-versed in the particular field. It is apparent that Chris has prepared well for each show.

Chris took a risk by accepting no advertising on The Energy Transition Show. That risk is paying off with objective podcasting.

The intro- and outro- music is fun. The short wrap-up segments at the end of each episode are a well-selected summary of energy news.

Chris speaks intelligently, and, while being personable, avoids the “listen-to-me-be-chattily-charming” verbosity found in many podcasts.

The Energy Transition Show is a fantastic resource for any college class related to energy, the environment, or geology. A good part of my college introductory environmental geology curriculum relates directly to minerals extraction, energy production, and the cascading effects from those two processes. The Energy Transition Show is a most valuable addition to our class resources.


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