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Can AI and Blockchain Provide Energy Infrastructure Solutions?
June 30, 2022 – 3PM London
June 30, 2022 – 10PM Singapore
June 30, 2022 – 10AM New York
Electric cars are not just vehicles; they are also mobile batteries; buildings can also be energy generators; homes and businesses can be smart and connected, regulating the energy they use and when. AI and blockchain can connect these producers and consumers of energy. Future Energy Ventures is the venture capital platform of E.ON, one of Europe's largest operators of energy networks and energy-related infrastructure. Managing Partner Jan Lozek joins to discuss the firm's philosophy and opportunities.
How Bankable are Green Hydrogen Projects?
July 5, 2022 – 9AM London
July 5, 2022 – 4PM Singapore
July 5, 2022 – 4AM New York
Climate Transformed host Karolin Schaps interviews Lisa McDermott, Executive Director Renewable Energy Project Finance EMEA at ABN Amro. Leading the Dutch bank’s energy transition project financing activities, Lisa will explain what financiers are looking for when deciding whether to invest in green hydrogen projects.
How Tight is Tight? Benchmark Minerals Lithium Review
July 6, 2022 – 9AM London
July 6, 2022 – 4PM Singapore
July 6, 2022 – 4AM New York
It is no exaggeration to state that the rate of electric vehicle adoption will be driven in no small part by the tightest commodities in the battery supply chain. Currently, this is lithium, and therefore the trajectory of lithium supply is paramount to global auto manufacturers that have gone all-in on EVs. Benchmark Minerals lithium analyst Cameron Perks joins us to discuss the current state of lithium supply and demand.
From Rigs to Reefs: Repurposing Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms
July 7, 2022 – 5PM London
July 8, 2022 – 12AM Singapore
July 7, 2022 – 12PM New York
Rupert speaks with Amber Sparks and Emily Hazelwood, co-founders of Blue Latitudes, a venture providing cost-effective environmental solutions for the offshore industry. In particular, they will discuss their rigs-to-reefs work where they work with oil companies to take a liability (a disused rig) and turn into an asset (an artificial reef supporting marine life).
Earth Rides: How Do We Electrify Ride Share?
July 13, 2022 – 4PM London
July 13, 2022 – 11PM Singapore
July 13, 2022 – 11AM New York
Raven Hernandez, Founder and CEO of Earth Rides, is trying to shake up the rideshare market currently dominated by Uber and Lyft. As well as improving conditions for drivers, her company only uses electric vehicles to ship people around US cities. Here about the challenges in having an electric-only network as well as her ambitious growth plans in her discussion with Climate Transformed.
Ember Infrastructure: Private Equity's Role in Meeting Climate Targets
July 14, 2022 – 4PM London
July 14, 2022 – 11PM Singapore
July 14, 2022 – 11AM New York
Founded in 2018, Ember is a New York-based private equity firm delivering capital solutions to businesses and assets seeking to reduce carbon intensity and enhance resource efficiency. Ember focuses on equity investments across renewable energy, water, waste, industrials and agricultural infrastructure. Mary Weisskopf is a principal, a long-time infrastructure investor and an innovator in terms of the deals she structures and the sophisticated ways she aligns investors and founder interests.