Opportunities and Challenges for Electrifying Light Duty Vehicles in a post-Pandemic World
As the world recovers from a global pandemic, questions abound regarding decarbonization efforts that are often considered costly. However, electric vehicle sales have proven more resilient than their internal combustion engine counter parts. Auto industry leaders discuss in this CERAWeek Conversation the opportunities and challenges that the light vehicle market is expected to face over the coming years. Alex Keros, Lead Architect of EV Infrastructure at GM, and Reinhard Fischer, Senior Vice President of Strategy at the Volkswagen Group North America, examine sales trends and market momentum for EVs, the pace of EV infrastructure build, and company strategies to navigate public policies for transportation and mobility.
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Play video EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
(October 6, 2020) By 2030 nearly 25% of light passenger vehicles produced will be plug-in capable. What is needed for cheap, fast & ubiquitous charging? Industry executives discuss the future of charging & prospects for an electric transport economy.
Play video The Energy Transition: How Much and How Fast?
The Energy Transition: How Much and How Fast?
(July 30, 2020) Can the energy transition be accelerated? Executives from leading oil & gas companies examine the technologies and decarbonization strategies that can have the greatest impact in lowering emissions and achieving a low carbon future.
Play video The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
(August 20, 2020) With more than half of humanity living in urban areas, the future of cities is critical to the climate agenda. Aberdeen & Cape Town officials share the journey of their cities to net zero carbon emissions and how they drive change.
Play video Renewable Natural Gas: Greening the gas grid
Renewable Natural Gas: Greening the gas grid
(October 13, 2020) Gas industry stakeholders deconstruct renewable natural gas and examine its potential to contribute to a low carbon energy system.
Play video Digital Twins: Shifting from hype to reality
Digital Twins: Shifting from hype to reality
(August 17, 2020) John Hague, EVP of Operations, Aspen Technology, explains the rapid growth in demand of digital twin technologies, how companies apply it in their operations today & the next frontiers of digital twin innovation.
Play video Energy storage technology pathways to support the energy transition
Energy storage technology pathways to support the energy transition
(September 17, 2020) As recent events highlight the need for energy storage, industry leaders discuss solutions including policy innovation, market-matching, and methods beyond today’s battery technologies to harness low-cost renewable generation.