Guest List

Energy Transition Show guests (in chronological order)

Mike Grunwald, POLITICO
[Episode #1] – The Real War on Coal

Mackay Miller, National Grid
[Episode #2] – Limits on the Grid – Part 1

Bentham Paulos, Power Markets Project
[Episode #3] – Limits on the Grid – Part 2

Craig Morris, Renewables International
[Episode #4] – Energiewende

Jeremy Leggett, Solarcentury
[Episode #5] – Winning the Carbon War

Mark Lewis, Carbon Tracker
[Episode #6] – Transition from Oil

David Murphy, St. Lawrence University
[Episode #7] – EROI

Jason Burwen, Energy Storage Association
[Episode #8] – Storage on the Grid

Gregor Macdonald, Terrajoule.us
[Episode #9] – Macro Outlook for 2016

Lorenzo Kristov, California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
[Episode #10] – Grid Architecture of the Future

Ashish Fernandes, Greenpeace
[Episode #11] – India and Coal

Justin Guay, David and Lucile Packard Foundation
[Episode #12] – Energy Access for the Developing World

Mason Inman, Frack Lab
[Episode #13] – The Oracle of Oil

James West, Mother Jones
[Episode #14] – China’s Energy Future

Matthew Klippenstein, Green Car Reports
[Episode #15] – The Outlook for Electric Vehicles

Matt Golden, Open Energy Efficiency
[Episode #16] – Energy Efficiency Markets

Justin Gerdes, Independent Journalist
[Episode #17] – Denmark’s Energy Transition

Taylor Kuykendall, S&P Global Market Intelligence
[Episode #18] – The Collapse of Coal

Adam James, SolarCity
[Episode #19] – Distributed renewables in Latin America and beyond

Eric Gimon, Energy Innovation
[Episode #20] – Grid evolution

Christine Eibs-Singer, Power for All
[Episode #21] – The Role of Development Banks in Energy Transition

Ed Crooks, Financial Times
[Episode #22] – Can Economics Guide the Energy Transition?

Jonathan Koomey, Stanford
[Episode #23] – Facts and Falsehoods in Energy Transition

Jim Kennerly, Sustainable Energy Advantage
[Episode #24] – Starting Over

Jordan Macknick, NREL
[Episode #25] – The Energy-Water Nexus

Oliver Morton, The Economist
[Episode #26] – Geoengineering

Marissa Hummon, Tendril
[Episode #27] – Better Grid Modeling

CC Huang, Energy Foundation China
[Episode #28] – Transition in Cities

Christopher Clack, Vibrant Clean Energy, LLC
[Episode #29] – Grid Simulation and Wind Potential

Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
[Episode #30] – The Future of Wind

Eamon Ryan, Ireland's Green Party
[Episode #31] – Transition in Ireland

Carey King, University of Texas - Austin
[Episode #32] – Resources and Economy

David Hughes, Post Carbon Institute
[Episode #33] – Fracking Follies

Richard Caperton, Oracle
[eLab Extra #1] – Next Generation Demand Response

Lorraine Akiba, Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
[eLab Extra #2] – Hawaii’s Energy Transition

Lorenzo Kristov, California Independent System Operator (CAISO)
[eLab Extra #3] – Grid Modernization and DERPs

Kees van der Leun, Ecofys
[Episode #34] – Transition in the North Sea and Netherlands

Eleanor Stein, EcoViva
[eLab Extra #4] – Transition in New York and the World

Karl Popham, Austin Energy
[eLab Extra #5] – EVs and More in Austin, TX

Jonathan Levy, Vision Ridge Partners
[eLab Extra #6] – Building EV Charging Infrastructure

Elizabeth Doris, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
[eLab Extra #7] – How NREL Supports Energy Transition

Sean Kidney, Climate Bonds Initiative
[Episode #35] – Green Bonds

Joseph Majkut, Niskanen Center
[Episode #36] – Climate Science Part 1 – Climate Change Overview

Erin Craig, 3Degrees
[Episode #37] – Corporate Buyers of Renewables

Jay Apt, Carnegie Mellon University
[Episode #38] – Getting from Here to There

Jenny Riesz, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)
[Episode #39] – Transition in Australia

Zeke Hausfather, Berkeley Earth
[Episode #40] – Climate Science Part 2 – Taking Planetary Temperatures

Gavin Bade, Utility Dive
[Episode #41] – Generator Survival Strategies

Rembrandt Koppelaar, Institute for Integrated Economic Research (IIER)
[Episode #42] – Can Renewables Power the World?

Ari Peskoe, Harvard Law School
[Episode #43] – Legal Challenges of PURPA and FERC

Benjamin Sovacool, University of Sussex
[Episode #44] – Different Strokes

Robert Kopp, Rutgers University
[Episode #45] – Climate Science Part 3 – Paleoclimate

Christopher Clack, Vibrant Clean Energy, LLC
[Episode #46] – Is 100% Renewables Realistic?

Claude Turmes, European Green Party
[Episode #47] – Transition in Europe

Sara Harris, University of British Columbia
[Episode #48] – Climate Science Part 4 – Teaching the Carbon Cycle

Justin Ritchie, University of British Columbia
[Episode #49] – Climate Science Part 5 – Business As Usual

Alexandra Klass, University of Minnesota
[Episode #50] – Siting Long Distance Transmission Lines

Bastiaan J. van Ruijven, IIASA
[Episode #51] – Climate Science Part 6 – Emissions Scenarios

Jonathan Koomey, Stanford
[Episode #52] – 2-Year Anniversary – Destination Unknown

Robert Bean, Indoor Climate Consultants Inc.
[Episode #53] – Electrifying Heating

William Rees, University of British Columbia
[Episode #54] – Resource Limitations

Martin Wästljung, ABB
[Episode #55] – Voltage Stability

Molly Webb, The Climate Group
[Episode #56] – Blockchain in Energy Transition

Glen Peters, CICERO
[Episode #57] – Climate Science Part 7 – Carbon Budget

Paul Denholm, NREL
[Episode #58] – Solar with Storage

Garvin Heath, NREL
[Episode #59] – Lifecycle Assessment

Sara Bell, Tempus Energy
[Episode #60] – Demand Flexibility

Tad Pfeffer, University of Colorado at Boulder
[Episode #61] – Climate Science Part 8 – Melting Glaciers and Sea Level Rise

Tim Johnson, Duke University
[Duke Energy Week extra #1] – Energy and Environment Education

Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Duke University
[Duke Energy Week extra #2] – Integration and Market Challenges in Grid Evolution

Kyle Bradbury, Duke University Energy Initiative
[Duke Energy Week extra #3] – Storage Potential, the Role of EVs, and Data Analytics

Thad Moore, Post and Courier
[Episode #62] – How Advance Cost Recovery Swindled the South

Mackay Miller, National Grid
[Episode #63] – Pathways to Deep Decarbonization

Eric Gimon, Energy Innovation
[Episode #64] – Ask Eric

Valerie Trouet, University of Arizona
[Episode #65] – Climate Science Part 9 – Jet Stream

Liam Denning, Bloomberg
[Episode #66] – Transition’s Disruptors Part 1

Liam Denning, Bloomberg
[Episode #67] – Transition’s Disruptors Part 2

Gernot Wagner, Harvard University
[Episode #68] – Environmental Economics

Laura Wisland, Union of Concerned Scientists
[Episode #69] – Western Grid Regionalization

Michael Panfil, Environmental Defense Fund
[Episode #70] – Who Should Control Wholesale Markets?

Ivor Frischknecht, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
[Episode #71] – Australia at the Cutting Edge

Adam Browning, Vote Solar
[Episode #72] – The Future of Solar

Gary Wolfram, Hillsdale College
[Episode #73] – Regulatory Capture

Charlie Wilson, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
[Episode #74] – Climate Science Part 10: How to limit warming to 1.5°C without CCS

Constantine Samaras, Carnegie Mellon
[Episode #75] – Transportation Transition

Mark Lewis, Carbon Tracker
[Episode #76] – Carbon Clampdown

Robyn Beavers, Blueprint Power
[Episode #77] – Perspectives of an Energy Transition Veteran

Jonathan Koomey, Stanford
[Episode #78] – 3-Year Anniversary on the Jonathan Koomey Omnibus

Samuel Golding, Community Choice Partners
[Episode #79] – Community Choice Aggregations (CCAs)

Pier LaFarge, Sparkfund
[Episode #80] – Building Infrastructure as a Service

David Murphy, St. Lawrence University
[Episode #81] – Principles of Energy Transition

Scott Tew, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand (CEES)
[Episode #82] – The Business Case for Renewable Energy

Patrick Graichen, Agora Energiewende
[Episode #83] – Revisiting Germany’s Energiewende

Robbie Orvis, Energy Innovation
[Episode #84] – Designing Climate Solutions

Michael Liebreich, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
[Episode #85] – Foreign Aid for Microgrids

Inês Azevedo,
[Episode #86] – Is Transition Worth It?