Lucy Yu is the CEO of the Centre for Net Zero.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Episode 5 – Reclaiming energy: the changing relationship between people and power
Could the future energy system be owned and shaped by ordinary people? In this episode, Lucy and Giles are finding out how digital technologies are providing new opportunities for people to source clean energy – and invest in the green infrastructure of the future…
Wednesday 20 April 2022
Episode 4 – A global transition: from China to Sub-Saharan Africa
Is the energy transition only truly happening in the West? Politicians like to point fingers at those who “aren’t doing their bit”. But every country – from China to Kenya – is going through their own transformation…
Wednesday 6 April 2022
Episode 3 – A just transition: how to avoid leaving people behind
Can the energy transition help rather than hurt the most vulnerable households and communities? Some say the ‘spiralling costs’ of net zero will hit the poorest hardest. But if the right steps are taken, we can deliver cheaper energy bills, greener jobs and healthier communities – and make sure nobody is left behind.
Wednesday 23 March 2022
Episode 2 – Powering an entire country: how to run a grid on renewables
Can an entire country run on 100 per cent renewables? It will take enormous flexibility, interconnectivity, and storage to make this a reality. In this episode, Lucy and Giles discover how all three of these are currently being developed to an enormous degree…
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Episode 1 – A rapid revolution: Why the transition will happen quickly
Are we about to see a revolution in renewables? In this first episode of the series we explore why experts are in fact optimistic, and believe that we’re on the cusp of major, tech-enabled disruption…