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…

Portfolio Construction for Energy Majors?

This data-model calculates risk-adjusted returns available for different portfolio weightings in the energy sector, as companies diversify across upstream, downstream, chemicals, corporate, renewables and CCS investments. The methodology is a…

The Energy Mix: 2050 and 2100

…coal and gas demand, as well as global carbon emissions. We are positive on renewables, but fossil fuels retain a central role, particularly natural gas, which could ‘treble’ in our…

Perovskites: Lord of Light?

Perovskites are the fastest-improving solar innovation. The best test-cells hit a new record of 28% efficiency last year, with line-of-sight to the mid-30s, i.e., 2x more efficient than today’s…