Hydrogen opportunities: an overview

This data-file provides an overview of eleven different processes for commercial hydrogen production: including their energy-economics, costs and CO2 emissions; plus a qualitative description of their opportunities, challenges and technical…

Super-capacitors: technology leaders?

This data-file screens for the ‘top twenty’ technology leaders in super-capacitors, by assessing c2,000 Western patents filed since 2013. Each company’s recent progress is summarized, while the full patent database…

Is there enough land for an energy transition?

This data-file compares the land space required by different energy transition technologies, in tons of CO2-equivalents abated per acre per year. The data are sourced from technical papers and our…

De-carbonising carbon?

Decarbonisation is often taken to mean the end of fossil fuels. But it could become more feasible simply to de-carbonise fossil fuels. This 19-page note explores two top opportunities: next-generation…

Green hydrogen trucks: delivery costs?

We have modelled the full-cycle economics of a green hydrogen value chain to decarbonize trucks. In Europe, at $6/gallon diesel prices, hydrogen trucks will be 30% more expensive in the…

Offshore Wind Patents: Majors and Services?

This data-file tracks wind patents, across 20 traditional energy companies, comprising cap goods conglomerates, Oil Majors and Offshore Oil Services. The aim is to assess which companies have differentiated IP…

Oil Companies Drive the Energy Transition?

There is only one way to decarbonise the energy system: leading companies must find economic opportunities in better technologies. No other route can source sufficient capital to re-shape such a…