Recorded on November 29, 2022
Episode 67 of the PetroNerds podcast is part 1 of a special doubleheader with guest Dr. John Constable. John is a UK expert on energy and renewables and Director of the Renewable Energy Foundation. This podcast was recorded in person at the Liberty Energy offices in Denver, Colorado.
Trisha Curtis and John Constable discuss a range of UK and European energy topics including electricity prices, subsidies, energy crises, and energy policies. Trisha and John cover the problems with UK energy policy, the high cost of electricity in the UK and Europe, the negative consequences of low energy demand in the UK and Europe and the developed world, the increasing cost and opacity of wind power, the limited energy that wind and solar provides with low conversion ratios, and the detrimental impact to the economy and energy security.