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Webinars

Rethink Research runs a series of webinars as an extra service to bring us closer to all of our customers. When logged into our website, subscribers can access past webinars.

If you are interested in a particular webinar you are not subscribed to, please email us at [email protected] with details and we will swiftly get back to you. You may opt in to any future webinars on this page also.

Existing Webinars

Available 15 September 2020

Energy Through the Looking Glass – what will stock markets look like on the other side of the energy transition?

This webinar was held on September 15th, 2020 .

For a limited time only, a free recording of the event is being made avaliable here

  • Webinar Details

    Rethink Energy held a one hour discussion under the title  “Energy Through the Looking Glass – what will stock markets look like after the energy transition”

    The webinar was framed around the sight of Alice peering through a Looking Glass and seeing the future of Energy and all the related markets.

    What would she see?

    Illustrated with slides and visuals, Peter White, CEO and founder of Rethink Technology Research painted his vision of a fight between Tesla class superstocks, which ignore financial fundamentals and promise the earth, threatening every 100 year old company with extinction.

    Carbon Trust’s Energy Strategist Kingsmill Bond talked about the Terminal Decline in fossil fuel groups and what they must do to avoid their fate.

    Q&As were included in the final third.

    Held September 15th, 2020

    Comments? Questions? Feedback?

    Simon Thompson

    Publisher

    [email protected]

    +44 (0)1280 820560

    www.rethinkresearch.biz

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Available 4 August 2020

Who will be the Tesla of Green Hydrogen Production?

This webinar was held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Non-subscribers may access the recording for a limited time only.

All other inquiries, please contact Simon Thompson [email protected]

  • Webinar Details

    Held as a one hour webinar “Who will be the Tesla of Green Hydrogen Production?” was a discussion about the future of low–cost, clean, green hydrogen production at scale. And furthermore, could a Tesla-like player who comes along to gobble up the market?

    Led by Harry Morgan & Peter White |  Research Analysts at Rethink Energy

    Panellists:

    Jean Louis Kindler | Co-Founder and CEO | Ways2H
    Vaitea Cowan | Co-founder | Enapter
    Grant Strem | CEO | Proton Technologies
    Luc Graré | VP Sales & Marketing | Nel

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Available 23 June 2020

Can Lithium-Ion batteries play in 10 hour energy storage capacity markets?

This webinar was held on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Non-subscribers may request access to this recording by emailing Simon Thompson [email protected]

  • Webinar Details

    There is a general understanding in the US that lithium-ion is already the technology of choice in this business.

    But should longer periods of more than 4 hours, for instance 10 to 12 hours, or even longer, require a different technology and perhaps even an entirely different approach?

    Rethink Energy would like to invite you to a one hour discussion webinar, under the title “Can Lithium-Ion batteries play in 10 hour capacity markets, or do we need another technology.”

    Right now, the energy storage market is on fire, as more and more utilities and grids finds themselves faced with adequacy shortfalls.

    There is a general understanding in the US that lithium-ion is already the technology of choice in this business.

    But should longer periods of more than 4 hours, for instance 10 to 12 hours, or even longer, require a different technology and perhaps even an entirely different approach?

    Join us and a panel of energy storage leaders to come together and discuss the future of energy storage, past 2025, when ten hour markets and longer will begin to emerge.

    Live Webinar  |  June 30, 2020
    Presented by Peter White  |  Principal Analyst of Rethink Energy & Founder Rethink Research

    With special guests:
    Stefan Schauss  |  President, Essgrid
    Marek Kubik  |  Market Director, Fluence Energy
    Charlie Blair  |  Managing Director, Gravitricity
    Maximilian Schumacher  |  Business Development Manager, Siemens Gamesa

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Available 12 May 2020

How sticking with natural gas will lead to power generation losses of $1 trillion by 2050

This webinar was held on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Non-subscribers may request access to this recording by emailing Simon Thompson [email protected]

  • Webinar Details

    We began asking the question, if renewables are now at pricing parity, how long before they can outbid gas turbines on the electricity grid?

    It seems obvious that as solar plus battery, or wind plus battery systems became more widely installed, they would become cheaper.

    And if they became cheaper, then their combined LCOE (Levelized Cost of Energy) would outrank all gas-fired turbines. If they take the peaker load from them, as a means of power generation, is it all over for gas?

    We started putting together numbers. It’s tough work: gas pricing, LCOE price falls, volumes of batteries manufactured and installed, etc.

    Natural gas heading for a $1 trillion crisis

    In the end it was a simple calculation, could gas turbines continue to compete from new by 2026? The answer is quite startling and you can hear about it in the webinar.

    What about existing gas-fired turbines on the grid? Could they survive, even if capex was already committed? It’s a similar story…

    The webinar was on Tuesday May 19th 2020

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Available 28 April 2020

Introducing Rethink Energy's Wind Tracking Quarterly service

This webinar was held on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 and lasted just over 30 minutes long.

Non-subscribers may request access to this recording by emailing Simon Thompson [email protected]

  • Webinar Details

    Hosted by senior analyst, Peter White and joined by wind power specialist, Harry Morgan, the webinar was held to explain our new quarterly tracking service for Wind, coinciding with the launch of our first quarterly report entitled, “Wind soars in 2019, faces struggle through Covid-19, as subsidies fall.”

    The service is introduced alongside 3 further tracking services – on solar, energy storage and hydrogen, as part of Rethink Energy, the weekly news analysis service.

    We entered the energy market with Rethink Energy in early 2019, and produced its first forecast in June 2019, and has so far produced four fully fledged forecasts, predicting out initially to 2030, but with our offshore wind forecast pushing out 20 years to 2040 we have decided to keep 20 year horizons for all future forecasts.

    Rethink is in the midst of launching a series of quarterly updated reports – the first two in wind and solar – followed swiftly by tracking of energy storage projects and trends, and another on the scaling up of a new hydrogen economy. They’re all helping us build the perspective to see beyond merely project pipeline oriented forecasts.

    The first of these services is doing little more than count completed projects, auction awards and fresh capacity brought online, but this is just the starting point. We’re building deeper industry contacts and getting them to share their thinking in interviews with us, report on government stimulus at every level in the energy food chain and how each country is planning to transition renewables into an era of parity with fossil fuels.

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Available 21 April 2020

Introducing Rethink Energy's Solar Tracking Quarterly service

The webinar was held on Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 and lasted just over 30 minutes

Non-subscribers may request access to this recording by emailing Simon Thompson [email protected]

  • Webinar Details

    Hosted by solar power industry specialist, Peter White, the webinar was held to explain our new quarterly tracking service for solar, which has just been launched with our first report entitled, “Solar PV continues to break records in 2019 before Covid-19 interruption.”

    This service is introduced alongside 3 further tracking services – on wind, energy storage and hydrogen, as part of Rethink Energy, the weekly news analysis service.

    We entered the energy market with Rethink Energy in early 2019, and produced its first forecast in June 2019, and has so far produced four fully fledged forecasts, predicting out initially to 2030 with all future forecasts pushing out 20 years to 2040.

    Rethink will now launch a series of quarterly updated reports – these first two in solar and wind – followed swiftly by tracking of energy storage projects and trends, and another on the scaling up of a new hydrogen economy, will all help us build the perspective to see beyond merely project pipeline oriented forecasts.

    We concede that at first our services will do little more than count completed projects, auction awards and fresh capacity brought online, but this is just the starting point. We will build deeper industry contacts and get them to share their thinking in interviews with us, report on government stimulus at every level in the energy food chain and how each country plans to transition renewables into an era of parity with fossil fuels.

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Available 4 February 2020

Global Offshore Wind Forecast to 2040 and beyond

This webinar was held on Tuesday February 4th, 2020 and lasted just over 30 minutes.

Non-subscribers may request access to this recording by emailing Simon Thompson [email protected]

  • Webinar Details

    Hosted by senior energy analyst, Peter White and joined by Wind Power specialist, Harry Morgan, this webinar set our to explore our latest report entitled “Offshore wind to drive 8m jobs, is key to decarbonization”.

    It’s a comprehensive global study on the technology and key drivers behind a market which is showing no signs of slowing down in the next two decades.

    However, offshore wind targets over the next five years will largely be missed – but this will lead to an installation rush during the 2030s. it will drive the creation of 8 million jobs globally and lead to the build out of over 400 GW of electricity generating capacity by 2040.

    By 2030 offshore wind capacity will only rise from 25 GW today to 163 GW, but will kick on once again as floating wind turbines emerge as a separate extra market during the 2030s. This will drive annual offshore wind installations towards 30 GW a year, leaving the world with 411 GW of wind energy by 2040, providing almost 5% of global electricity.

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