Experts Reviews

US$ 3.4 trillion of Solar PV Investment by 2040 according to BNEF’s long-term forecast

This year’s edition of BNEF’s long-term forecast sees $11.4 trillion investment in global power generation capacity over 25 years, with electric vehicles boosting electricity demand by 8% in 2040. Low prices for coal and gas are likely to persist, but will fail to prevent a fundamental transformation of the world electricity system over coming decades […]

SunEdison, the fall of a Titanic

In our first Solar Business Review in partnership with Solar Business Club: “SunEdison, the fall of a Titanic” we present an analysis of Arturo Herrero, Founder & CEO of AlterPower AG, one of solar pioneers & solar business practitioner with over 15 years of solar experience on Executive Positions at JinkoSolar, Trina Solar and BP […]

Wanted: Business Models for the Energy Future

The energy world is changing fast. Investments into renewable energy are outpacing investments into traditional energy. The incumbents, unused to this pace of change and tied down by large asset bases and long-term investment strategies, are struggling. The first who were hit, were the utilities in developed countries with a high share of renewables in the […]

Clean Disruption – Why Energy & Transportation will be Obsolete by 2030

Tony Seba’s Clean Disruption Keynote presentation at the Swedbank Nordic Energy Summit in Oslo, Norway, March 17th, 2016. The keynote, based on the book ‘Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation’ assert that four technology categories will disrupt energy and transportation by: 1- Batteries / Energy Storage 2- Electric Vehicles 3- Self-Driving Vehicles 4- Solar Energy […]

Solar Nation of the Year 2016

In our Market & Policy Weekly Review held by Gaetan Masson our Expert Contributor we try to respond to the question: Who will be the solar nation of the year 2016 – US or China.  Gaëtan is the director of Becquerel Institute, advisor to the IEA, and co-chairman at the European PV Technology Platform, where […]

Energy in the home of the future

Fireplaces and chimneys have been part of every home and shelter ever since primitive man poked holes in the tops of their caves to let the smoke out,… until about a hundred years ago when central heating became widely available. Conveniences of modern life such as gas lights, closelines, ice boxes, Victrolas and Super 8 […]