Technology Outlook
Batteries+

Batteries+

January 3, 2020

In our second podcast on batteries, you'll hear some deeper insights on exactly how the technologies are evolving, how golf balls could hold the key to faster charging and how our idea of what makes a good battery may have been wrong all along.

Batteries

Batteries

December 6, 2019

What makes a battery a battery?  How is battery technology evolving to effectively store renewable energy and keep pace with the rapid rise in electric vehicles? What are the challenges … and will batteries ever be ‘up to the job’?

Hosted by Angela Lamont, technology journalist, and featuring Logan Goldie-Scot, Head of Energy Storage, Bloomberg NEF; Kurt Kelty, Former Senior Director, Battery Technology, Tesla; Dr Doron Myersdorf, CEO & Co-founder, StoreDot and Mel Loveridge, Associate Professor, University of Warwick.  And from BP: David Eyton, Head of Technology; Dan Walker, Head of Technology Futures and Bogdan Gagea, Technology Futures Researcher.

Solar – Perovskites

Solar – Perovskites

November 27, 2019

What IS Perovskite and why have we never heard of it before?  Chris Case, CTO of Oxford PV looks at the huge potential...and limitations of this synthesized material which is hundreds of times more efficient at absorbing sunlight than existing silicon technology.

Solar

Solar

November 8, 2019

Has solar tech finally come of age?  What does going 'off grid' actually mean? Is ‘negative pricing’ for electricity an actual thing? And how does governmental policy affect new energy technologies? It’s all here...

Series intro

Series intro

November 8, 2019

Welcome to Technology Outlook podcast series 1.