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

Recent posts from Beyond Zero Emissions.

100% renewables with Totally Renewable Yackandandah

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Denis Ginnivan from Totally Renewable Yackandandah who are working with AusNet Services (electricity distributor) on a solar microgrid for their country Victorian town, Yackandandah. They also have a Perpetual Energy Fund for community renewables project. Totally Renewable Yackandandah (TRY) is a 100% volunteer [...]

By | 27 May 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on 100% renewables with Totally Renewable Yackandandah

Hydrogen as a renewable and clean mobility fuel source

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's  talk to Martin Hablutzel, Head of Strategy at Siemens Australia, about the role of Hydrogen as a renewable and clean mobility fuel source and as a renewable export industry. "The electricity industry is going through major changes, with increasing penetration of renewable energy and [...]

By | 25 May 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on Hydrogen as a renewable and clean mobility fuel source

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

Australian Local Government Yearbook 2017: Zero Carbon Communities

The Australian Local Government Association Yearbook for 2017 has a section on "zero carbon communities" featuring the work of Beyond Zero Emissions. Download this section here     

By | 16 May 2017|Categories: BZE Article, Community Project|Comments Off on Australian Local Government Yearbook 2017: Zero Carbon Communities

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. BZE Interviewers: Natalie Bucknell, Laura Perri. Interview broadcast on: 12 May 2017. From Radio 3CR in Melbourne, Australia. Further reading: Catch this and all our shows as a podcast - [...]

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BZE Submission to the Review of Australia’s climate change policies (2017)

BZE made a submission: on 5 May 2017 to the Federal Review of Australia's climate change policies by the Federal Department of the Environment and Energy BZE submission download You can: see all the submissions to the review, and read the resulting discussion paper Review of Australia's climate change policies: [...]

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Queensland startup developing lithium-ion battery boosting nanotechnology

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talks to Stephanie Moroz, CEO of Nano-Nouvelle, a Queensland startup developing lithium-ion battery boosting nanotechnology for commercial production. Nano-Nouvelle, recent winner of a federal commercialisation grant, has proved that its pioneering processes are ready for plug-and-play production. Their designs using innovative nanotechnology materials that [...]

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Newcastle software startup optimising solar and batteries

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Dr Andrew Mears founder of SwitchDin, a Newcastle-based software startup, which enables prosumers greater participation in the electricity market through connectivity of their of rooftop solar energy and battery storage systems. The SwitchDin solution optimises energy systems [...]

By | 03 May 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on Newcastle software startup optimising solar and batteries

BZE Submission to Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory

BZE made a submission: on 30 April 2017, to the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory, by the Northern Territory Government, Download the BZE submission Government information about the inquiry  

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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