BZE Blog 2016-11-28T12:02:07+00:00

Recent posts from Beyond Zero Emissions.

Latest ‘Baseload Report’ – BZE’s regular news and updates

The is the April 2017 edition of The Baseload Report, the regular newsletter of Beyond Zero Emissions Inc., author of the Zero Carbon Australia program. Like to connect with us? info@bze.org.au NEWS: CEO Message Zero Carbon Industry Help us share our Zero Carbon Australia vision Renewable Energy Superpower [...]

By | 21 Apr 2017|Categories: Newsletter|Comments Off on Latest ‘Baseload Report’ – BZE’s regular news and updates

BZE at Community Energy Congress 2017

27-28 February 2017 Melbourne Town Hall BZE and our Victorian Zero Carbon Communities will be attending the Community Energy Congress in February 2017. Please get in touch if you would like more information about the work we do - Imogen.Jubb@bze.org.au And here's a message from The Congress 2017 Organising team: Places [...]

By | 21 Dec 2016|Categories: Zero Carbon Communities|Comments Off on BZE at Community Energy Congress 2017

BZE Newsletter December 2016

NEWS: Remembering Jennifer Bates, Electric Vehicles report launched in Canberra, BZE welcomes new CEO, Victorian communities to join Zero Carbon Communities. Remembering Jennifer Bates Jennifer Bates, a much-loved BZE volunteer, was killed in a tragic accident on 14 December. http://bze.org.au/remembering-jennifer-bates/ In her memory, and to contribute to Jen's legacy, Jen's [...]

By | 20 Dec 2016|Categories: Newsletter|Comments Off on BZE Newsletter December 2016

Solar, wind and hydro for Latrobe Valley

Monday 5 June 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST There are many opportunities for renewable energy projects in the Latrobe Valley to replace baseload generation and employment following the closure of Hazelwood. Floating solar, wind and hydro projects have been proposed by experienced engineers in the area. Chris [...]

By | 21 May 2017|Categories: Discussion Group|Comments Off on Solar, wind and hydro for Latrobe Valley

A short-lived gas shortfall

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Tim Forcey and Dylan McConnell about their recently released report A short-lived gas shortfall: A review of AEMO's warning of gas-supply 'short falls'. The review found that although a “gas-price crisis” exists in eastern-Australia the size of AEMO’s forecast shortfall is very small, [...]

By | 19 May 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on A short-lived gas shortfall

What’s it really like to drive an electric vehicle?

In this podcast, Beyond Zero Emissions Radio talks to Kay Wennagel and Michael Staindl, about owning an all-electric plug in car. Beyond Zero Emissions talks to Kay Wennagel and Michael Staindl BZE Interviewers: Natalie Bucknell, Laura Perri Interview broadcast on: 12 May 2017 From Radio 3CR in Melbourne, Australia Further reading: Catch this [...]

By | 12 May 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on What’s it really like to drive an electric vehicle?

Carbon sequestration with Biochar from waste wood pyrolysis

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Adrian Morphett, Principal Environmental Engineer at Earth Systems, about biochar. Biochar is a form of charcoal produced from sustainable sources which when applied to the soil, can last for thousands of years, acting as a stable carbon store capturing carbon from the [...]

By | 28 Apr 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on Carbon sequestration with Biochar from waste wood pyrolysis

Zero Carbon Australia Recommendations and Conclusions

To fully appreciate the context of the Zero Carbon Australia recommendations and conclusions, we certainly advise viewing the reports in full at the links below, or order yours online. However, for your convenience here we have provided brief excerpts and quotes from the conclusion and/or recommendations sections of each report. The [...]

By | 25 Apr 2017|Categories: Fact Sheets|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Australia Recommendations and Conclusions

Zero Carbon Australia Research Posters

Zero Carbon Australia research posters and snapshots are free to download and print, though we request that you please use the correct attributions. PDF  Wedderburn-Bisshop, Longmire and Rickards, 2013, Neglected transformational Responses to Climate Change  Presented at The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, Radical Emissions Reduction Conference. Designed by Useful Design [...]

By | 22 Apr 2017|Categories: Energy, Fact Sheets, Land use|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Australia Research Posters

Zero Carbon Australia Updates

This page contains the latest updates and upcoming events based on Beyond Zero Emissions’ existing Zero Carbon Australia reports. Coming Up –  July – EcoCity World Summit July 2017 - Zero Carbon Communities and Zero Carbon Industry workshops and talks May  - May 3-4th - The 55th Annual Australian Solar Council Conference and Exhibition - BZE's Melbourne [...]

By | 18 Apr 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Australia Updates

Zero Carbon Communities Updates

This page contains the latest updates and upcoming events in Beyond Zero Emissions' Zero Carbon Communities program of work and showcases some of the strategies and accomplishments of communities undertaking this ambitious program. Coming Up -  July – EcoCity World Summit July 2017 - BZE will be showcasing the achievements of our Zero Carbon Communities [...]

By | 13 Apr 2017|Categories: Uncategorized, Zero Carbon Communities|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities Updates