Monthly Discussion Group

A Short-Lived Gas Shortfall

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6.30PM @ Melbourne University (Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A (Room G06) - see map) Has Australia outgrown gas in the electricity sector? A Short-lived gas shortfall found that there is a shortage of ‘cheap’ gas, but not a gas supply ‘shortfall’. This important research also found that high gas prices combined with falling renewable and storage [...]

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Relectrify: Connecting New Energy Technologies

Discussion – 2 October: Connecting new energy technologies to get more value from home energy systems Monday 2 October 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT WHEN: 6:30 – 8pm Monday 2 October 2017 Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A* Spencer Road, University of Melbourne Elisabeth Murdoch Theatre A (Room G06) As new and more sophisticated technologies become available and affordable to [...]

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TAKE2 – Victoria’s climate change pledge for net zero emissions by 2050

Monday 4 September 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST BZE is a founding member of TAKE2, which is the Victorian Government’s collective climate change initiative supporting all Victorian individuals and organisations to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Sustainability Victoria is delivering the TAKE2 initiative to help achieve the goal of keeping global temperature rise under two degrees. Sustainability Victoria’s recent Climate [...]

By | 2017-09-07T08:03:29+00:00 03 Sep 2017|Discussion Group|Comments Off on TAKE2 – Victoria’s climate change pledge for net zero emissions by 2050

Brown to Green Transition with Matt Grantham

Matt Grantham, as part of his Masters of Applied Finance at Macquarie University, recently analyzed the corporate strategy for the recent demerger of EON in Europe (which is one of the world’s largest investor-owned electric utility service, based in Germany). The company was split into in low carbon distributed business (EON) while Uniper retained the [...]

By | 2017-08-10T16:28:40+00:00 08 Aug 2017|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Brown to Green Transition with Matt Grantham

Energy Storage & 100% Renewable Energy

WHEN: 6:30 – 8pm Monday 3 April 2017 Our guest speaker for the Monday April 3rd Melbourne Beyond Zero Emissions discussion group  is Dr Roger Dargaville, Deputy Director and Senior Energy Analyst at the University of Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI). Roger is an expert in renewable energy systems, global carbon cycles and climate change adaptation. He will be speaking about energy storage [...]

By | 2017-04-13T01:36:45+00:00 28 Mar 2017|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Energy Storage & 100% Renewable Energy

Zero Carbon Communities: Discussion Group Video: 6 March 2017

Our guest speaker is Imogen Jubb, BZE National Manager for the Zero Carbon Communities project. Zero Carbon Communities is helping to implement BZE research in local communities looking to work towards zero emissions . Many Australian communities and Local Councils are developing Zero Emissions targets. With support from the Lord Mayors Charitable Fund we are working [...]

By | 2017-08-13T22:43:48+00:00 04 Mar 2017|Community Project, Discussion Group|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities: Discussion Group Video: 6 March 2017

The Cape – Victoria’s first climate adapted greenfield housing project

6:30 – 8pm Monday 6 February 2017 We kick off the BZE Discussion Group series for 2017 in Melbourne on Monday 6 February. Our guest speaker is BRENDAN CONDON, Director of  The Cape – Victoria’s first climate-adapted greenfield housing project How do we build carbon neutral housing estates and eliminate emissions from the housing sector? [...]

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