The My Energy 2050 podcast focuses on the energy transition. Each episode features a guest sharing their experience, expertise and insight. Professor Michael LaBelle is the host bringing his broad knowledge and experience to exploring the latest research and policy insight.
This week we speak with Cillian O’Donoghue, the Policy Director at Eurelectric. It is the federation of the European electricity industry, representing more than 3500 utilities active in power generation, distribution and supply. They have a real voice
It is important to keep in mind, that the shifting energy landscape in the 1970s was just as perilous as it is now. With the energy crisis in 1973 and 1979, what emerges are relations that were already
I came away from this conversation with a deeper understanding of the massive energy requirements for industry. Replacing coal or gas – fossil fuels – for the industry is a huge challenge that requires giving up fossil fuels
This week we speak with Sam Raszewski, a senior lecturer and Programme Director for the Oil and Gas Management program at the University of East London Royal Docks Business School. Sam has published widely on energy security and
This week I’m discussing another wave of the Carbon Storm. I define this more in episode 39. In this episode I update what this means in a time of war. If you are looking for hope, this may
On this episode, we speak with Rod Janssen, the man behind the Energy in Demand weekly newsletter and website. He is also the president of Energy Efficiency in Industrial Process. But more aptly, Rod is a true expert
This week we speak with Professor Cristina Corchero, who is the Serra Hunter Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. She is the founder and Chief Technology Officer at Bamboo Energy. We begin our discussion about her experience
This week we speak with Gerard Reid, who has put out ‘The 1,600 TWh Challenge: How Europe can survive without Russian Gas‘. Besides outlining other routes for gas to be imported into Europe, this deeper thinking on this,
This week we speak with Professor Kacper Szulecki, who is a research professor at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. Kacper is at the forefront of research in the broad area of energy transitions, geopolitics, and the social
My fifteen-year-old daughter sent me a text message the other night. She asked if Ukraine joins the European Union will Russia stop its attack. Sadly, I couldn’t comfort her that peace would soon be restored in Europe. Rather,
This week we speak with Jesson Bradshaw, CEO at Energy Ogre, a Texas-based consumer energy company. They help consumers save money by choosing the best energy company that can deliver their electricity or gas at the least cost.
This week we join another Energy Policy Research Group roundtable discussion from Central European University. The topic this week is reevaluating energy justice in the Anthropocene. All parts of society need to prepare to change to deal with