Power and renewables

DNV GL launches ‘Face the Facts’ – a new current affairs podcast about the energy transition

Speakers will be world-leading energy experts from within DNV GL and its global network. New podcast builds on the success of the DNV GL Talks Energy podcast, which reaches a global audience of over 10,000 listeners per episode

Arnhem, The Netherlands, 11th July 2019 – DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts, is today launching a new news and current affairs podcast, analysing the most significant global stories about the energy transition.

Face the Facts will give energy professionals, sustainability experts and journalists access to opinions and insights on the latest global news stories from the world’s leading energy experts within DNV GL and its global network.

“Energy companies around the world are living through a period of great change. The rise of renewables, the impact of new technologies and increased electrification is transforming the energy sector. At the same time, the climate emergency requires an acceleration in decarbonisation measures. These major challenges now facing the energy sector, societies and governments all over the world call for significant debate, so people everywhere are aware of the issues and informed on the facts,” said Lucy Craig, Vice President of Technology and Innovation at DNV GL – Energy.

“This is why we are launching our new podcast, Face the Facts, so people can tune in and listen to what DNV GL’s energy experts think about the news stories that surround us each week. We believe our insight and opinion will help audiences know and understand the real facts”

Published weekly, in a short format designed to inform and inspire, each episode will bring the latest information on renewable energy technologies to a senior global audience – including content on the climate emergency, wind and solar, electric grids, electric vehicles, the power system, energy storage, management, financing, innovation and digitalization.

A team of senior speakers from across DNV GL’s global business will respond to live news stories and events each week, sharing their insights and opinions on the facts at the heart of the issue. In addition to this in-house team, the podcast will feature external speakers from business, academia and the media.

Face the Facts builds on the great success of the DNV GL Talks Energy podcast, which has featured a long line of distinguished speakers from companies and organisations such as Shell New Energies, Engie, Microsoft, the World Bank and Schneider Electric.

Intelligent and thought-provoking, the Talks Energy podcast reaches a global audience of over 10,000 listeners per episode.

To find out more and subscribe follow this link: www.dnvgl.com/talksenergy

Episode One of Face the Facts launches today with Mathias Steck, DNV GL’s Executive Vice President and Regional Manager for the Digital Hub Asia, sharing his insight on the link between the climate emergency and cyber security.

About DNV GL
DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries. Operating in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy management. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

Learn more at www.dnvgl.com/power-renewables