Tag: Energy Transition
“We Don’t Agree With The Idea That Scarcity Is The Solution To Climate” Featuring Armond Cohen, Clean Air Task Force
Today we had the opportunity to visit with Armond Cohen, Co-Founder and President of the Clean Air Task Force (CATF). Armond co-founded the CATF over 25 years ago with a mission to decarbonize global energy systems through modeling and systems analysis, technology innovation, and policy advocacy with a focus on diversification of energy sources.
“Disasters Happen As A Result Of Tiny Decisions” Featuring Katherine Blunt, Reporter and Author of “California Burning”
we had the pleasure of hosting Katherine Blunt, Renewables and Utilities Reporter for The Wall Street Journal and Author of “California Burning: The Fall of Pacific Gas and Electric and What it Means for America’s Power Grid”
Veriten “Goes Nuclear,” Adds Brett Rampal to Enhance Nuclear Sector Expertise
June 9, 2022
HOUSTON, June 9, 2022 – Veriten, a knowledge and media platform focused on energy, technology, and environmental trends, today announced the addition of nuclear industry veteran Brett Rampal as Director, Nuclear and Power Strategy. Rampal joins Veriten from the Clean Air Task Force, a pragmatic, non-ideological advocacy group focused on catalyzing rapid development and deployment…
“In ESG, the E is for Emissions and the S and G are Silent” Featuring Adam Waterous, Waterous Energy Fund
Today we welcomed an old friend, Adam Waterous, to COBT and had a sweeping energy conversation reflective of his 30+ years in energy transactions, financings, investing, and strategy.
“This Isn’t A Digital Problem, It’s An Analog One” Featuring Ryan Panchadsaram, Kleiner Perkins
Today’s discussion with Ryan Panchadsaram (senior technical advisor to John Doerr, Chair of Kleiner Perkins) explored a range of topics spanning from VC investing, the tech VC world partnering with the existing energy community to achieve scaled energy solutions, and the climate action plan that was the focus of “Speed and Scale” (which Ryan co-authored).
“The Courage to Do What’s Right for the Country” – A Conversation with No Labels
This was undoubtedly a big week for us in Houston with CERAWeek in full force. The conference brought many friends (old and new) to town and that allowed us to really get caught up on so many things. This morning, Nancy Jacobson (CEO) and Margaret White (Senior Advisor) came to our offices and we had…
“The Largest Green Initiative on the Planet” – A Discussion with Toby Rice
In addition to a jam-packed CERAWeek full of content, news flow and interesting perspectives, EQT, led by Toby Rice, released its impactful plan of “Unleashing US LNG – The Largest Green Initiative on the Planet.” This 56-page slide deck (linked below) outlines the ambition to quadruple US LNG capacity by 2030 (what it would take on the upstream, midstream and downstream side) and importantly the global environmental impact (reduces CO2 emission equal to that of electrifying every US passenger vehicle, powering every US home with rooftop solar and adding 54k industrial scales windmills).
“Saying It’s Better Than Coal Isn’t Good Enough” – Arjun Murti
It’s CERAWeek in Houston and we are thrilled to be back in person visiting with great minds in the energy universe. We have a special guest and good friend joining us for this week’s session: Arjun Murti, Author of Super-Spiked, Board Member and PE Senior Advisor. Arjun is a seasoned energy expert and has spent his 30-year career researching and analyzing global energy markets. We had much to discuss!
“If The Government Would Get Out Of The Way, We Could Get This Done” – Howard Newman
Today we had an absolutely stellar guest for our C.O.B.T. discussion, Howard Newman. Our topics ranged from private versus public investing, terminal values in classic energy, US drilling inventory, charting the energy transition at the Board level, LNG, nature-based solutions, and of course, what does the energy world look like in ten years?