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Charles Waine

Quitting fossil fuels
Appetite for traditional oil and gas is set to slump as the energy transition takes effect
Methane fossil fuels drilling
The energy sector has a methane problem and needs to take urgent action.
carbon capture and storage
Scaling up the technology is the next challenge as regulatory support boosts investor appetite.
Potassium
Pressures on lithium supply are prompting interest in alternative battery technologies.
Batteries Infra ET24
Smaller may be better: Smart technology and more EVs coming online could limit the need for battery systems and flexibility assets.
Interconnectors
Interconnections are poised to enhance grid stability and reliability as the net-zero energy mix grows.
Hydrogen
Geologists and governments are getting excited about naturally occurring hydrogen, but huge sums may be required to get it to scale.
Electric car charging
The electrification of road transport requires upscaling charging infrastructure dramatically, but other forms of transport cannot be left behind in the race to net zero
Floating solar
The niche technology is perfectly suited to jurisdictions where space is at a premium.
Investment in infrastructure that benefits society is gaining momentum, but the sector still faces challenges.
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