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Roger Davies’ Fluid Solar office cuts connection to grid

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to A/Professor Roger Davies, Managing Director of Fluid Solar whose company's Adelaide headquarters, has cut itself from the electricity grid. The 4-storey office building is powered by a combination of thermal and PV solar and wind energy. "The $8 million Fluid Solar headquarters in Adelaide’s northern suburbs contains more than [...]

By | 2017-09-22T22:26:44+00:00 22 Sep 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Roger Davies’ Fluid Solar office cuts connection to grid

Dr Joy Murray changing climate deniers

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Joy Murray, Senior Research Fellow in Integrated Sustainability Analysis, School of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Sydney. Dr Murray is an educator and climate change communicator, whose work at the Integrated Sustainability Analysis group strives to communicate broad issues of social and environmental science to [...]

By | 2017-09-22T22:06:51+00:00 15 Sep 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Dr Joy Murray changing climate deniers

“No More Bad Investment” Act

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Philip Sutton, sustainability strategist for RSTI (Research and Strategy for Transition Initiation), who is drafting a model "No More Bad Investment" Act that could be adopted by the state and territory governments to drive the implementation of the BZE plans, to transition Australia to a zero emissions [...]

By | 2017-09-09T16:44:47+00:00 08 Sep 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on “No More Bad Investment” Act

Johanna Bowyer: Community Owned Renewable Energy

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Johanna Bowyer, PV engineer, researcher and analyst, about her report for the Australian Photovoltaic Institute (APVI) on Regulatory and Retail Arrangements for Community Owned Embedded Networks and Renewable Energy Projects. "Currently in Australia there is a strong movement of communities seeking to live more sustainably. This is [...]

By | 2017-09-09T16:19:06+00:00 01 Sep 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Johanna Bowyer: Community Owned Renewable Energy

Professor Angela Moles’ Big Ecology Lab

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Professor Angela Moles leads the Big Ecology Lab at UNSW, researching ecological strategies employed by plant species in different environments, and to better understand the selective processes underlying global patterns in ecology and climate change. "The Big Ecology Lab is Angela Moles' research group, in the Evolution [...]

By | 2017-09-09T16:00:27+00:00 25 Aug 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Professor Angela Moles’ Big Ecology Lab

Michael Lord launches “Rethinking Cement”

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Michael Lord, Head of Research of BZE's Zero Carbon Industry Project, about the launch of Rethinking Cement: Research Report: A pathway to zero carbon cement. Rethinking Cement outlines how Australia can move to a zero carbon cement industry in 10 years "Rethinking Cement focuses on cement production, the single [...]

By | 2017-09-09T15:57:25+00:00 19 Aug 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Michael Lord launches “Rethinking Cement”

2GW offshore wind farm proposed for Gippsland coast

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Andy Evans, Managing Director of Offshore Energy, a Victorian-based company established in 2012 to identify suitable locations off the coast of Australia for the development of offshore wind energy projects. Andy Evans (formerly working with Acciona) has recently gained public support from [...]

By | 2017-08-13T06:06:55+00:00 11 Aug 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on 2GW offshore wind farm proposed for Gippsland coast

Peter Clarke: your rights to solar access

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Peter Clarke, a lawyer with a Masters in Environmental Law at Hones Lawyers in Sydney NSW. He talks about your rights to solar access for solar panels or passive solar designed buildings. As a householder, what are your rights within the law? "Solicitor Peter Clarke has been involved [...]

By | 2017-09-09T16:28:19+00:00 04 Aug 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Peter Clarke: your rights to solar access

Energy savers using voltage regulation & power factor correction

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Richard McIndoe, former CEO of Energy Australia, about his Melbourne-based startup Edge Electrons. The company provides voltage regulation and power factor correction technologies which could save 10% off a typical energy bill. He also talks about how Edge Electrons' products support the increasing solar [...]

By | 2017-07-23T19:52:06+00:00 21 Jul 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Energy savers using voltage regulation & power factor correction

Mark Butler MP talks climate wars

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Mark Butler MP, Labor's opposition minister for climate change and energy, about his new book 'Climate Wars'; where he makes a forceful case for using renewable energy as part of global action to save the planet. Doing so will also make Australia attractive for the massive global [...]

By | 2017-09-09T17:00:01+00:00 08 Jul 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Mark Butler MP talks climate wars