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The future of energy, transport, sustainability and more, as told by BNEF analysts. Each week, Mark Taylor and Dana Perkins sit down with Bloomberg NEF (BNEF) analysts to uncover the key findings and stories behind their latest research.

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    • 4.7 • 60 Ratings

The future of energy, transport, sustainability and more, as told by BNEF analysts. Each week, Mark Taylor and Dana Perkins sit down with Bloomberg NEF (BNEF) analysts to uncover the key findings and stories behind their latest research.

    The Final Countdown: Biden's Last Push Before Glasgow

    The Final Countdown: Biden's Last Push Before Glasgow

    The pressure is on the U.S. to get its climate house in order before it seeks to lead negotiations in Glasgow. This week, Switched On speaks with BNEF head of Americas, Ethan Zindler, and BNEF head of global policy, Victoria Cuming. They will walk us through the politics in the U.S. and what to watch out for in Glasgow, whether or not Biden shows up to the conference as a leader, or just an attendee.
    This episode is based BNEF's ongoing coverage of U.S. and global policy, and special coverage of COP26. BNEF clients can access this analysis at BNEF on the Bloomberg Terminal, on bnef.com or BNEF Mobile.
    Switched On is hosted this week by Mark Taylor and Dana Perkins.
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    • 36 min
    Europe Energy Crunch, Explained

    Europe Energy Crunch, Explained

    Europe's energy crunch is complex and weeks in, does not yet seems to be resolving, with higher gas prices, gasoline shortages and electricity retailers going out of business. This week, Switched On speaks with BNEF head of research for EMEA, David Hostert. He will walk us through the big picture -- why the energy crunch, why now -- and talk us through how gas, coal, carbon and renewables are all tied into this. The podcast also touches on the implications for governments and consumers.
    This episode is based BNEF's ongoing coverage of European power, gas, and carbon markets. BNEF clients can access this analysis at BNEF on the Bloomberg Terminal, on bnef.com or BNEF Mobile.
    Switched On is hosted this week by Mark Taylor.
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    • 31 min
    Hydrogen 101

    Hydrogen 101

    Hydrogen is a clean burning molecule that could be used to cut carbon emissions in some of the hardest to abate sectors like steel, cement, and aluminum production. This week, Switched On speaks with BloombergNEF lead hydrogen analyst Martin Tengler about the fundamentals of hydrogen. He will talk us through the many ways hydrogen can be produced, transported and used, plus the challenging economics behind this promising energy source for the clean energy transition.
    This episode is based on a report titled, Hydrogen for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know. BNEF clients can access this at BNEF on the Bloomberg Terminal, on bnef.com or BNEF Mobile.
    Switched On is hosted this week by Dana Perkins.
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    • 58 min
    Glencore on Net-Zero Mining

    Glencore on Net-Zero Mining

    International mining company Glencore has set a net-zero 2050 ambition across its operations for scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions, meaning not only the mining but the use of its products, like coal. Today, Switched On speaks with Anna Krutikov, head of sustainable development at Glencore. She walks us through the company's targets, opportunities faced by Glencore in the energy transition in areas like battery metals, and some of the ethical considerations associated with decarbonization timelines.
    BNEF users can hear this interview and more, on BNEF on the Bloomberg Terminal, bnef.com or BNEF Mobile.
    Switched On is hosted this week by Dana Perkins.
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    • 41 min
    Technology for Greener Cities

    Technology for Greener Cities

    The urban sprawl can seem endless, but in reality, cities only cover 3% of global landmass, while accounting for 70% of global emissions. Cities around the world are therefore turning their focus to sustainability. This week, Switched On speaks with Technology & Innovation analyst for BNEF, Kirti Vasta. She will tell us about cities making moves toward sustainability and why now. How different types of cities are approaching the challenge in different ways, and how all cities are using technology as a key component to their strategy.
    This episode is based on a report titled Digital Technologies for Smarter, More Sustainable Cities. BNEF clients can access this at BNEF on the Bloomberg Terminal, on bnef.com or BNEF Mobile.
    Switched On is hosted this week by Mark Taylor.
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    • 24 min
    The Coming Boom in Offshore Wind

    The Coming Boom in Offshore Wind

    The offshore wind sector is set to grow more than 10-fold over the next 15 years. Growth has been largely in Europe to date, but China is about to go big with more than 25 gigawatts coming online in the next five years, and President Biden is pushing for 30 gigawatts to be installed in the U.S. by 2030. This week, Switched On speaks with BloombergNEF offshore wind analysts Imogen Brown and Chelsea Jean-Michel about why offshore wind and why now, and who is positioned to win in the boom ahead.
    This episode is based on a report titled 1H 2021 Offshore Wind Market Outlook. BNEF clients can access this at BNEF on the Bloomberg Terminal, on bnef.com or BNEF Mobile.
    Switched On is hosted this week by Mark Taylor.
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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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60 Ratings

60 Ratings

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Great quick takes on everything energy. My new favorite podcast

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For all the energy geeks

This is a great podcast that covers a wide range of topics related to clean energy. I love the format where they bring in experts to discuss recent reports produced by BNEF.

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BNEF on the go

Love our podcast as it’s a great way to keep up w all our best stuff while riding the train, etc. Shout out to Dana and Mark for keeping it fun - and for tolerating me as an occasional guest.

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