Scaling Up Renewables and Batteries

This model aims to calculate the average costs and the incentive prices required to scale up renewables in a typical developed world grid, from 25% to 40%, then to 50%,…

Production profiles: renewables vs oil and gas?

…oil and gas go 2-3x further in the short-run. To meet the same initial demand from renewables, one must currently spend 2-3x more. Further renewables deflation of c50-70% is required…

Ramping Renewables: Portfolio Perspectives?

It is often said that Oil Majors should transition to renewables and become Energy Majors. But what is the best balance based on modern portfolio theory? Our 7-page paper answers…

A new case for gas: what if renewables get overbuilt?

Overbuilding renewables may have unintended consequences, making power grids more expensive and less reliable. Hence more businesses may choose to generate their own power behind the meter, installing combined heat…