Covid-19 and Energy

Covid-19 and Energy

This is the second season of Montel’s special podcast aimed at keeping listeners informed about the energy related impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. In series we focus mainly on the post-coronavirus world – what awaits on the other side. Tune in every


22 May 2020 - Nordic power prices face weakness post-Covid with Sigbjorn Seland
May 22 • 8 min
Sigbjorn Seland of Storm Geo joins todays episode to discuss the outlook for prices in the Nordic market, given the extraordinary current hydrological surplus. When will power prices rebound to 2019 levels?
21 May 2020 - German power in L-shaped recovery? (post-Covid) with Tobias Federico, Energy Brainpool
May 21 • 11 min
Today’s episode with Tobias Federico, CEO and founder of Energy Brainpool, discusses the German power market after the coronavirus pandemic. Will it accelerate or slow the country’s green transition, and why is Germany about to start up a coal-fired plant?
20 May 2020 - GOs after lost year of 2020 with Alexandra Munzer, Greenfact
May 20 • 9 min
Alexandra Munzer of Greenfact joins todays episode to discuss the outlook for GOs after the “lost year” of 2020. Will demand continue to be strong in Germany and from corporates after the pandemic?
19 May 2020 - Insolvencies post-Covid 19 with Jan Haizmann, Efet
May 19 • 11 min
Jan Haizmann of Efet joins today’s episode to discuss credit and insolvency risk in the energy sector. The legal expert expects an “avalanche” of bankruptcies over the coming year as firms struggle to balance the books amid plunging demand and low prices.
18 May 2020 - The use of blockchain post-Covid 19 with Ana Trbovich, Grid Singularity
May 18 • 10 min
Ana Trbovich of Grid Singularity joins todays episode to discuss the latest developments in blockchain projects in the energy sector. How will the technology boost the transition to a decentralised, clean energy system in a post-coronavirus world?
15 May 2020 - Dire outlook for EU coal post Covid-19 with Diana Bacila, Alpiq
May 15 • 10 min
Today’s episode with Diana Bacila, analyst at Alpiq, discusses the future for coal in Europe and beyond. As coal increasingly becomes displaced from Europe, will Asian countries prolong the use of the dirty fuel?
14 May 2020 - A second wave? With Johann Pall Hreinsson, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
May 14 • 8 min
Johann Pall Hreinsson, doctor at Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska University Hospital, explains the differences in lockdown measures countries have adopted to curb the coronavirus. What are the chances of a second wave of Covid-19?
13 May 2020 - Oil demand post Covid-19 with Bjornar Tonhaugen, Rystad Energy
May 13 • 11 min
Today’s episode with Bjornar Tonhaugen, oil market analyst at Rystad Energy, discusses the future oil market. Which producers have been hardest hit by the pandemic, and what will it take for demand return to 100m bbl/day?
12 May 2020 - Future of work with Bruce Daisley, former CEO of Twitter UK
May 12 • 11 min
Today’s episode with Bruce Daisley, former senior executive at Twitter, takes a broader look at the future of work. What will be the implications of a huge increase in remote working and a drastic reduction in business travel?
11 May 2020 - The green transition Kristian Ruby, Eurelectric
May 11 • 9 min
Today’s episode with Eurelectric’s Kristian Ruby discusses the future shape of the power sector. Any economic recovery has to be aligned to the green transition and decarbonising Europe’s energy markets.
8 May 2020 - Market disruption with Mark Lewis, BNP Paribas
May 8 • 13 min
Today’s episode with Mark Lewis of BNP discusses whether the post-coronavirus world will be the end of the road for fossil fossil fuels. And we touch on combating the Covid blues with Led Zeppelin and William Shakespeare.
7 May 2020 - EU ETS with Ingvild Sorhus, Refinitiv
May 7 • 10 min
Today’s episode with Ingvild Sørhus of Refinitiv discusses the outlook for carbon prices in 2020 and in the years to come. With ETS emissions set for a record 14% drop this year, what are the prospects for a tighter ETS cap and higher prices?
6 May 2020 - Germany’s coal exit with Claudia Kemfert, DIW
May 6 • 10 min
Joining today’s episode is Claudia Kemfert of the Berlin-based DIW Economics Institute. We discuss whether the coronavirus will hinder or accelerate Germany’s exit from coal, and the hope that the post Covid recovery will be intricately tied to the…
5 May 2020 - Energy trading with Peter Styles, Efet
May 5 • 15 min
Today’s episode with Peter Styles of Efet discusses the impact the coronavirus has had on wholesale energy markets, with the vast majority of traders working from home. Will the Covid-19 pandemic eventually force EU member states to relax state aid and…
4 May 2020 - Gas price recovery with Wayne Bryan, Refinitiv
May 4 • 9 min
Today’s episode with Refinitiv’s Wayne Bryan discusses how what the gas market will look like in the months to come. Will there be 12 more months of pain?
3 April 2020 - PPAs with Samuel Ebohon, Arup
Apr 3 • 10 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
2 April 2020 - Coal market with Diana Bacila, Alpiq
Apr 2 • 12 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
1 April 2020 - Spain with Alejandro De Roca, Magnus Commodities
Apr 1 • 9 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
31 March 2020 - CO2 prices with Bernadett Papp, Vertis Environmental Finance
Mar 31 • 12 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
30 March 2020 - Digitalisation with Hans Petter Kildal, Becour
Mar 30 • 8 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
27 March 2020 - Green transition with Thina Saltvedt, Nordea
Mar 27 • 11 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
26 March 2020 - German energy demand with Nora Kamprath Buli, Montel
Mar 26 • 10 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
25 March 2020 - GOs with Alexandra Munzer, Greenfact
Mar 25 • 10 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
24 March 2020 - Oil price crash with Bjornar Tonhaugen, Rystad Energy
Mar 24 • 11 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
23 March 2020 - Nordic power with Tor Reier Lilleholt, Wattsight
Mar 23 • 10 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
20 March 2020 - German power with Tobias Federico, Energy Brainpool
Mar 20 • 10 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
19 March 2020 - Energy demand outlook with Per Magnus Nysveen, Rystad Energy
Mar 19 • 9 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
18 March 2020 – Carbon with Ingvild Sorhus, Refinitiv
Mar 18 • 8 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.
17 March 2020 – Gas markets with Trevor Sikorski, Energy Aspects
Mar 17 • 9 min
A special podcast series ​to keep listeners informed about the energy related impact of Covid-19. Tune in every afternoon to get the latest news and data from key industry experts.