Shipping in batteries: the economics?

What if it were possible to displace diesel from high-cost, high-carbon “island” electricity grids, by charging up large batteries with gas– and renewable power, then shipping the batteries? This model…

Hybrid horizons: industrial use of batteries?

Gas and diesel engines can be particularly inefficient when idling, or running at 20-30% loads. At these levels, their fuel economy can be impaired by 30-80%. This is the rationale…

District heating: the economics?

…This data-file models generalized economics, based on the capital costs to pipe heat to each household, gas prices, heat consumption and efficiency factors. You can flex these variables in the…

Mero: Economic Model

…you can flex key assumptions, such as oil prices, gas prices, production profiles and costs. In particular, we have tested the impact of different gas bottleneck scenarios on the field’s…

Subsea Separation: the elusive history

…asset, region, operator, water depth, process technology, Service company, start-up year, power rating, oil capacity, gas capacity, water capacity and some notes. What is interesting about the data is how…

Investing for an Energy Transition

…‘venturing’ model is needed, to incubate better technologies. CO2 budgets can also be stretched furthest by re-allocating to gas, lower-carbon oil and lower-carbon industry. But divestment is a grave mistake….