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Global Energy Perspective 2022

We’re in the midst of an energy transition that continues to evolve.

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Building decarbonization: How electric heat pumps could help reduce emissions today and going forward

– The electrification of heating systems could play a significant role in the transition to net zero—and heat pumps are emerging... as a solution.
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Five levers to optimize energy spent and risks for industrials

– Optimizing energy procurement and risk management in a volatile energy market is key to staying resilient.
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Unlocking opportunities from industrial electrification

– Electrification brings major value creation opportunities for industrial companies across the value chain—from integrators... to raw-material suppliers—but also requires timely actions and investments.
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Safeguarding green steel in Europe: Facing the natural-gas challenge

– European steelmakers need to reconsider their decarbonization strategies because of rising natural-gas and electricity prices,... as well as potential limitations on the natural-gas supply.
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Decarbonizing the grid with 24/7 clean power purchase agreements

– In the global struggle to curb greenhouse-gas emissions, renewable power is taking an ever-increasing share of generation capacity.... Yet the rise of wind and solar power is creating new challenges in managing the system.
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Charting net zero: Insights on what the transition could look like

– See the opportunities and risks of the net-zero transition through eight of our recent data visualizations.
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How to succeed in the expanding global offshore wind market

– Regions around the world are embracing offshore wind. Companies that pursue projects can expect numerous challenges and must excel... across multiple domains.
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Lithium mining: How new production technologies could fuel the global EV revolution

– Lithium is the driving force behind electric vehicles, but will supply keep pace with demand? New technologies and sources of... supply can fill the gap.
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Capital investment is about to surge: Are your operations ready?

– By 2027, about $130 trillion will flood into capital projects. But few organizations today could deliver with the speed and operational... efficiency the influx demands.
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Here comes the 21st century’s first big investment wave. Is your capital strategy ready?

– A surge of investment in hard assets will pressure already strained supply chains and project delivery systems. CEOs who transform... their capital strategy fast—and first—may win a competitive edge.
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Decarbonizing US gas utilities: The potential role of a clean-fuels system in the energy transition

– US natural gas utilities and combined electric and gas utilities have an opportunity to convert their infrastructure into clean-fuels... networks—a move that could help enable a decarbonized energy system.
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Global Energy Perspective 2021

– The Global Energy Perspective describes our view on how the energy transition can unfold, through four scenarios.
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Shifting the status quo in energy: An interview with Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich

– It’s more important than ever for leaders to overcome fears and embrace the new energy landscape. Empowering consumers to... make informed decisions can help.
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Germany’s energy transition at a crossroads

– Germany has been a leader in the transition toward a low-carbon-energy system, but it will still miss most of its energy-transition... targets for 2020. Urgent action is needed to get back on track.
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Rethinking the renewable strategy for an age of global competition

– Renewable-based power generation is rising. As the market evolves, what will it take to succeed, and what kinds of players will... win?

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COVID-19: Implications for business

– Our latest perspectives on the coronavirus outbreak, the twin threats to lives and livelihoods, and how organizations can prepare for the next normal.
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Reimagining the postpandemic organization

– The organization of the future is taking shape in the moves that companies are making now. Here’s what’s changing—and why some... companies say they won’t go back.
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Reimagining the office and work life after COVID-19

– The pandemic has forced the adoption of new ways of working. Organizations must reimagine their work and the role of offices in... creating safe, productive, and enjoyable jobs and lives for employees.
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Safeguarding our lives and our livelihoods: The imperative of our time

– We must solve for the virus and the economy. It starts with battling the virus.

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