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GreenSync launch deX renewable energy digital marketplace

In this podcast, Beyond Zero's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Bruce Thompson, GM Strategic Projects at Melbourne-based energy startup GreenSync, about the recent launch of "deX". "The ARENA funded Decentralised Energy Exchange — or “deX” for short — creates an open marketplace for the value of energy generated by solar panels and stored [...]

By | 2017-04-14T12:05:41+00:00 04 Apr 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on GreenSync launch deX renewable energy digital marketplace

Greensmith software optimising energy storage for grid reliability – John Jung and David Miller

In this podcast, Beyond Zero's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Greensmith Energy Management Systems' John Jung and David Miller, on their recent visit to Australia. They are partnering with local South Australian renewable energy and battery company ZEN Energy to offer utility-scale battery solutions. Greensmith's software offers multiple value streams to control battery energy [...]

By | 2017-04-05T00:32:20+00:00 31 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Greensmith software optimising energy storage for grid reliability – John Jung and David Miller

Climate Reality Leader & social change advocate Linh Do

In this podcast, BZE speaks to Linh Do, a social change advocate who has been working on environmental issues for the past six years. Linh is currently the community coordinator at Australian Conservation Foundation and in 2013 was named a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Australian Geographic Young Conservationist of the Year. BZE Technology [...]

By | 2017-04-14T10:04:29+00:00 27 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Climate Reality Leader & social change advocate Linh Do

Record ocean temperature rise: Zeke Hausfather

In this podcast, BZE speaks to Zeke Hausfather, a climate scientist and energy systems analyst at Berkeley Earth, an independent temperature analysis project. BZE Technology Radio Show: 17 March 2017: Podcast BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel, Michael Staindl, Natalie Bucknell Interview recorded on: 17 March 2017 From Radio 3CR in Melbourne, Australia Further reading: [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:48:00+00:00 27 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Record ocean temperature rise: Zeke Hausfather

Predicting rainfall and drought: Dr Fiona Johnson

In this podcast, BZE speaks to Dr Fiona Johnson, Senior Lecturer at UNSW’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, about how climate change impacts on water response systems. She is developing computer models and simulations for flood and drought variability, and helping engineers design the infrastructure to keep us safe. BZE Technology Radio Show: 17 [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:37:06+00:00 17 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Predicting rainfall and drought: Dr Fiona Johnson

Podcast: Is there a valid reason for even ‘clean coal’ to remain as part of the energy mix?

'Clean coal' debunked BZE radio talks to Lynette Molyneaux: Dr Lynette Molyneaux is currently researching the resilience of electricity systems at the University of Queensland (UQ). Her research interests include carbon abatement with particular emphasis on incentives for investment in abatement technologies. In this podcast, Lynette talks about why so-called ‘clean coal’ power isn't the [...]

By | 2017-03-27T14:55:31+00:00 17 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Podcast: Is there a valid reason for even ‘clean coal’ to remain as part of the energy mix?

UNSW record efficiency for non-toxic, buildings application, thin-film solar cells

BZE speaks to Dr Xiaojing Hao, Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow at the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW. Dr Hao and her team have broken efficiency records for CZTS thin-film solar cells which are non-toxic and could be used on buildings roofs, facades and windows. BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel, Michael Staindl, Natalie Bucknell [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:15:25+00:00 16 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on UNSW record efficiency for non-toxic, buildings application, thin-film solar cells

100% renewable energy for South Australia

In this podcast, Associate Professor Mark Diesendorf talks about renewable energy, energy storage, government policy and how we can easilty achieve 100% renewable energy for Australia. "SA could transform its grid to one that is renewable, reliable and affordable – in the process showing other states how it can be done" says Dr Mark Diesendorf. BZE [...]

By | 2017-04-05T00:13:43+00:00 14 Mar 2017|BZE Radio, Community Show, Technology Show|Comments Off on 100% renewable energy for South Australia

EON: Demergers and other lessons on a Brown to Green Transition

Beyond Zero's Anthony Daniele speaks to Matt Grantham about the corporate finance ideas that are bringing about the brown to green transition in the energy utility market. Matt has researched a case study of the demerger of German utility E.ON. Matt Grantham analyses parenting advantage, capital allocation and the corporate finance ideas that are accelerating the [...]

By | 2017-03-10T07:57:02+00:00 03 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on EON: Demergers and other lessons on a Brown to Green Transition

Pumped hydro storage for 100% renewable grid: Prof Andrew Blakers

In this podcast, Prof Andrew Blakers talks about how pumped hydro energy storage can support a 100% renewable energy grid of wind and PV. BZE Technology Radio Show: 17 Feb 2017: Podcast Beyond Zero Emissions talks to Prof Andrew Blakers: Foundation Director of the Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems at the Australian National [...]

By | 2017-03-23T13:32:03+00:00 23 Feb 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Pumped hydro storage for 100% renewable grid: Prof Andrew Blakers