Vanessa Petrie

Vanessa Petrie is the CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions ceo@bze.org.au Vanessa has an engineering background with a: Bachelor of Environmental Engineering from RMIT, and Masters of Environment from Melbourne University. She has led a varied career with close to 20 years’ experience working as a sustainability practitioner in diverse roles across local and State Government [...]

By | 2017-02-28T11:06:11+00:00 16 Jan 2017|Team Members|Comments Off on Vanessa Petrie

Victorian communities getting going on 100% renewable energy

Pictured: 100%RE Nillumbik Shire - first meeting. Back: Ian Culbard,Councillor Grant Brooker, Charles Danby, Peter Voutier, Gary Flood, John Brenan, Imogen Jubb Front: Samantha Chalton, Marguerite Marshall, Kahn Franke, Daryl Brooke Three Victorian communities will be accelerating 100% renewable energy plans in 2017 thanks to the Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation. BZE is proud to have [...]

By | 2016-12-21T22:41:54+00:00 20 Dec 2016|Past BZE Events, Zero Carbon Communities|Comments Off on Victorian communities getting going on 100% renewable energy

Canberra Launch:  Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles Report

Pictured: Minister Shane Rattenbury MLA giving one of the events two keynotes at the Canberra EV report launch: 6 December 2016. All photos by Rod Taylor Canberra has much to gain from the shift to all electric urban cars and buses. While Australia-wide this shift would mean big cuts to Australia's transport emissions - at little or no extra cost [...]

By | 2017-04-12T21:02:14+00:00 20 Dec 2016|Past BZE Events|Comments Off on Canberra Launch:  Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles Report

Remembering Jennifer Bates

Jennifer Bates, a much-loved BZE volunteer, was killed in a tragic accident on 14 December. Jen was a long-standing BZE supporter who started volunteering with us three years ago. Earlier this year she became coordinator of BZE Team Newcastle, helping it become one of our most active national teams. As coordinator, Jen organised two very successful [...]

By | 2016-12-20T16:22:40+00:00 19 Dec 2016|Team Members|Comments Off on Remembering Jennifer Bates

Will Sandover: BZE Board Member

Will Sandover Will started as a Volunteer Researcher at BZE in late 2013, assisting specifically with the generation of the Renewable Energy Superpower Report. He became an adviser to the BZE Board on financial matters in early 2014, before joining the Board in late 2014. Will has been the Treasurer since joining the Board. Will [...]

By | 2017-03-02T23:00:51+00:00 29 Nov 2016|Team Members|Comments Off on Will Sandover: BZE Board Member

2016 Annual General Meeting for BZE Members

BZE Members, You are invited to attend the Beyond Zero Emissions 2016 Annual General Meeting. When the Annual Report is accepted by the meeting it then will be posted here. Where 6pm on Wednesday 23rd November Where  Outware, Level 3, 469 La Trobe St, Melbourne An email was sent to all members, meeting the requirement to give 21 [...]

By | 2016-11-28T12:02:09+00:00 21 Nov 2016|Annual Reports|Comments Off on 2016 Annual General Meeting for BZE Members

Western Australia as Renewable Energy Superpower

Eight trillion dollars will be invested in renewables globally over the next 25 years according to Bloomberg and those who move first stand to gain the most from this front-ended investment boom in energy. But still, the tens of billions invested annually in the Western Australian liquified natural gas (LNG)  industry pose a stark contrast [...]

By | 2016-12-09T15:54:10+00:00 19 Nov 2016|Past BZE Events|Comments Off on Western Australia as Renewable Energy Superpower

Electric Vehicles Report Launched in Melbourne

Melbourne Launch:  Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles Report Pictured: Bede Doherty, Michael Lord, Richard Keech, Senator Janet Rice, Hon Anthony Carbines MP, Claire Painter, Kristian Handberg. Not pictured Professor Peter Doherty AC. Photo Credit: Belinda Young According to our calculations Melbourne, like all of Australia, has much to gain from the shift to electric cars and [...]

By | 2016-12-18T17:42:23+00:00 06 Nov 2016|Past BZE Events|Comments Off on Electric Vehicles Report Launched in Melbourne

Colin Irving: BZE Board Member

Colin joined BZE in 2014 and assisted the Board of Directors to improve the governance practices of the organisation.   He was elected to the Board in late 2016. Colin has a Bachelor of Engineering and Masters of Management degrees.   He has over 20 years of experience in the fields of applied research & development, systems [...]

By | 2017-03-03T09:39:52+00:00 02 Nov 2016|Team Members|Comments Off on Colin Irving: BZE Board Member

Canberra Electric Vehicle Report Launch – Zero Carbon Australia

Register here – FREE Want to find out how electric vehicles can help tackle climate change?  A rapid shift to electric cars and buses operating on 100 per cent renewable electricity is realistic, affordable and achievable. The Canberra Launch BZE Electric Vehicles Report 5.30pm December 6, 2016 ACT Legislative Assembly Reception Room, London Circuit, Civic http://bze.org.au/electric-vehicles-report/ [...]

By | 2016-11-12T20:36:11+00:00 20 Oct 2016|Past BZE Events|Comments Off on Canberra Electric Vehicle Report Launch – Zero Carbon Australia