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2GW offshore wind farm proposed for Gippsland coast

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Andy Evans, Managing Director of Offshore Energy, a Victorian-based company established in 2012 to identify suitable locations off the coast of Australia for the development of offshore wind energy projects. Andy Evans (formerly working with Acciona) has recently gained public support from [...]

By | 2017-08-13T06:06:55+00:00 11 Aug 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on 2GW offshore wind farm proposed for Gippsland coast

Energy savers using voltage regulation & power factor correction

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Richard McIndoe, former CEO of Energy Australia, about his Melbourne-based startup Edge Electrons. The company provides voltage regulation and power factor correction technologies which could save 10% off a typical energy bill. He also talks about how Edge Electrons' products support the increasing solar [...]

By | 2017-07-23T19:52:06+00:00 21 Jul 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Energy savers using voltage regulation & power factor correction

Wind-diesel hybrids halving emissions for off-grid power

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Thomas Qvist Vestesen, CEO of Danvest Group from Denmark. The Danish company is bringing their wind-diesel and solar-diesel technology into Australia, for powering off-grid, rural and remote locations. Compared to conventional diesel generators the reduction in fuel consumption, the high wind penetration provides diesel [...]

By | 2017-07-23T21:30:22+00:00 07 Jul 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Wind-diesel hybrids halving emissions for off-grid power

Stucco student cooperative: Australia’s first community-controlled solar & battery installation for apartments

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talks to Sarah King & Dr Bjorn Sturmberg from Stucco cooperative, the first multi-unit residence to achieve a unified solar panel and battery network in Australia. In Newtown, Stucco began as a co-op for low-income students of Sydney University. In 2015, the City of Sydney Council awarded Stucco an "Environmental Performance Innovation [...]

By | 2017-07-23T21:53:17+00:00 30 Jun 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Stucco student cooperative: Australia’s first community-controlled solar & battery installation for apartments

GreenPower puts over $1 billion into Australia’s renewable energy industry

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Tim Stock, Manager of Sustainable Energy Programs – Division of Energy, Water, Regulation and Portfolio Strategy, at GreenPower. GreenPower is the only voluntary government accredited program that enables your electricity provider to purchase renewable energy on your household's or business' behalf. "Since 1997, GreenPower customers have been responsible [...]

By | 2017-07-31T21:58:40+00:00 24 Jun 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on GreenPower puts over $1 billion into Australia’s renewable energy industry

The future beyond coal – the need for empowerment and optimism

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Amanda Cahill, founder and director of the Centre for Social Change, who has a PhD in Human Geography and has worked with communities in Brazil, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste and indigenous Australia. She was also a former Board member of BZE. "Building a New Economy – [...]

By | 2017-07-23T20:47:16+00:00 23 Jun 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on The future beyond coal – the need for empowerment and optimism

Prof Paul Dastoor: Printed solar cells solving energy crisis

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Prof Paul Dastoor, Director of the Centre for Organic Electronics at the University of Newcastle, about the recent 100sqm installation of printed solar cells, manufactured at his research centre. Printed solar has applications as diverse as the energy crisis, diabetes and mining [...]

By | 2017-07-23T19:51:35+00:00 21 Jun 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Prof Paul Dastoor: Printed solar cells solving energy crisis

Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talks to Katharine Wilkinson, D.Phil., Senior Writer at Project Drawdown, working to bring Drawdown to life and to the world and translating research into message. She brings with her an interdisciplinary background that cuts across sustainability, strategy, and thought leadership. Previously, Katharine was Director of Strategy at the purpose [...]

By | 2017-07-28T22:19:07+00:00 17 Jun 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

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 run community group, formed in [...]

By | 2017-07-23T20:43:27+00:00 27 May 2017|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 grids struggling to maintain security.” [...]

By | 2017-06-06T23:41:01+00:00 25 May 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Hydrogen as a renewable and clean mobility fuel source