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The Energy Industry is uniquely evolving as traders are under increasing pressure to manage costs, cash, limits, and risks. The Insider’s Guide to Energy Podcast addresses current and emerging challenges business executives face daily through stories shared from peers and industry experts while covering topics such as innovation, disruptive technologies, and emerging trends.

Insider's Guide to Energy Chris Sass

    • Business
    • 4.5 • 4 Ratings

The Energy Industry is uniquely evolving as traders are under increasing pressure to manage costs, cash, limits, and risks. The Insider’s Guide to Energy Podcast addresses current and emerging challenges business executives face daily through stories shared from peers and industry experts while covering topics such as innovation, disruptive technologies, and emerging trends.

    Episode 48 Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure

    Episode 48 Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure

    This week Chris and Johan are joined by Niall Riddell,  CEO and co-founder of Paua Tech. He aims to make every electric vehicle owner’s life a bit easier by simplifying the charging and payment process of charging events. The three discuss the peculiarities of such an early development sector and what challenges lie ahead. Listen in to find out why tariff incentives and smart charging will ease the integration of electric vehicles into the grid and what it’s like starting a company whilst providing for a young family. 

    Link to Paua

    https://www.pauatech.com/

    • 53 min
    Story 9 - Rob Kabera

    Story 9 - Rob Kabera

    This week, Will is joined by Rob Kabera, President and COO at Sync Energy AI. Rob shares that a staggering 92% of power outages are caused by vegetation, a problem which his company uses Artificial Intelligence to solve. He also discusses how the effective provision of finance to developing communities is the single most important tool for their empowerment, and about his desire to use credit finance and energy systems to bring 500-million small-holder farmers out of poverty in the next 10 years.

    • 39 min
    Episode 47 Insights on Hydrogen

    Episode 47 Insights on Hydrogen

    On time for his publication called "12 Insights on Hydrogen", Gniewomir Flis joins Chris and Johan to talk about his findings. This episode is a deep dive on various topics including the role of hydrogen for climate neutrality, geological hydrogen storage and its future use cases.
    Listen in, to find out more about grey, blue and green hydrogen as well as the the potential of ammonia.

    Agora Energiewende and the publication can be found here:
    https://www.agora-energiewende.de/en/projects/12-insights-on-hydrogen/

    • 51 min
    Episode 46 Should you go solar?

    Episode 46 Should you go solar?

    What sounds like an easy question, can be difficult to answer for laypersons. This week Chris is joined by Chris Hopper, who does a good job answering this question. German-born Chris Hopper has come a long way from installing off-grid solar systems in Rwanda as a student to co-founding a software company in California. With Aurora solar he and his team are able to support solar professionals in the design process of solar installations. Listen in to find out why developing an AI for years is finally paying off and where the company is headed next. 

    https://www.aurorasolar.com/

    • 48 min
    Story 8 - Julia Song's Story

    Story 8 - Julia Song's Story

    This week, Will is joined by Dr Julia Song, Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of ESS Inc. They discuss the company's flagship low-cost, environmentally sustainable battery technology, which uses only earth-abundant iron, salt and water for the electrolyte. Julia also shares some engaging and amusing stories about the early days of the startup which she co-founded with her husband, Craig.

    • 36 min
    Episode 45 Green hydrogen for lorries – a real option?

    Episode 45 Green hydrogen for lorries – a real option?

    This week Chris and Johan are joined by Nicolas Crettenand who is in charge of operations at hydrospider. The company has a subtle business model by which they supply Switzerland’s fuel cell lorries with hydrogen. They discuss the advantages over batteries and the chicken and egg problem of hydrogen. Listen in to find out why Switzerland is a perfect home market and what this has to do with the heavy-duty tax on lorries. 

    Link to Hydrospider AG:

    https://hydrospider.ch/en/ 

    • 52 min

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