Radical innovation – the challenges facing the energy industry
David Dumeresque of Tyzack Partners discusses how to stand out from the crowd in an ever-changing sector.
With the global population growing by an estimated 80 million people every year, including a significant increase in middleclass consumers, it is forecast that by 2030, the nine billion people living on this planet will need 40% more energy than is produced today. Yet already, some 1.3 billion people are without electricity. Do these statistics, as some commentators are suggesting, paint a rosy picture for energy producers, or are they more suggestive of a giant Gordian Knot?