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Simon Corbell talks microgrids and community investment models

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Simon Corbell, who was appointed as the first Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate in December 2016 (for the Victorian government) to promote the state's renewable energy sector, provide independent advice to the Victorian Government and assist the state in meeting its renewable energy [...]

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A/Professor James Watson UQ – climate actions are needed now to save species

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Associate Professor James Watson is Principal Research Fellow, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, at University of Queensland (UQ) and Director of Science and Research Initiative at the Wildlife Conservation Society. James was recently elected the global president of the Society for Conservation Biology. He is the director the Green Fire [...]

By | 2017-12-06T00:28:58+00:00 01 Dec 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on A/Professor James Watson UQ – climate actions are needed now to save species

Prof Will Steffen: Accelerating Climate Action

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Professor Will Steffen, of the Fenner School of Environment & Society at ANU, about the human impacts of climate change. Australia’s critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing, with a new landmark report, Critical Decade 2017: Accelerating Climate Action, from the Prof Will Steffen and the Climate Council, [...]

By | 2017-12-04T08:44:34+00:00 24 Nov 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Prof Will Steffen: Accelerating Climate Action

Lane Crockett talks renewables investment & energy policy

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Lane Crockett, Head of Renewable Energy Infrastructure at Impact Investment Group and previously Executive GM at Pacific Hydro. Lane manages successful investment products for solar farms, wind farms, and green buildings. He provides insights into the federal government's latest foray into energy [...]

By | 2017-11-23T22:31:15+00:00 23 Nov 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Lane Crockett talks renewables investment & energy policy

Tony Pfeiffer, Enova Energy, community-owned retailer

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Tony Pfeiffer, new Managing Director of Enova Energy, Australia's first community-owned renewable energy retailer. Tony talks about Enova's growth and expanding contribution to the country's clean energy target, despite the political issues in the federal government. "In many places around Australia similar local initiatives are beginning to take [...]

By | 2017-11-22T09:12:04+00:00 19 Nov 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Tony Pfeiffer, Enova Energy, community-owned retailer

ENA’s renewable energy maps – Dr Stuart Johnston part 2

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Stuart Johnston, Executive Director, Assets and Network Transformation at Energy Networks Australia (ENA), for a return interview (part 2) due to popular demand. This time about ENA's network opportunity maps.  The Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Infrastructure (AREMI) web portal is a spatial data platform for the [...]

By | 2017-11-11T17:10:48+00:00 11 Nov 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on ENA’s renewable energy maps – Dr Stuart Johnston part 2

Dr Stuart Johnston: Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Stuart Johnston, Executive Director, Assets and Network Transformation at Energy Networks Australia (ENA), about his recent report on energy networks regulation and markets titled Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap 2017-27: A partnership between Energy Networks Australia and CSIRO.  The peak national body representing gas distribution and electricity transmission [...]

By | 2017-11-11T17:10:40+00:00 03 Nov 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Dr Stuart Johnston: Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap

Dr Genevieve Simpson: network operators ‘pushing back’ on solar capacity

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Dr Genevieve Simpson from the University of WA (UWA), whose recent PhD research, suggests that electricity network operators may be ‘pushing back’ on additional grid-connected solar capacity – even if there aren’t explicit policies or regulations in place allowing them to do so. For [...]

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ClimateWorks State of Electric Vehicles in Australia

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Clare Painter, ClimateWorks Australia's Project Manager and lead author of "The State of Electric Vehicles in Australia" report (June 2017). While EV's currently only make up 0.1% of the Australian vehicle market, the report found that EV uptake, policy and consumer attitudes is building momentum. "ClimateWorks is [...]

By | 2017-10-29T16:57:33+00:00 29 Oct 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on ClimateWorks State of Electric Vehicles in Australia

Imogen Jubb – BZE Zero Carbon Communities

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Imogen Jubb, National Manager for BZE's expanding Zero Carbon Communities program. Imogen talks about the new Zero Carbon Communities Guide is for community groups and councils who want to see rapid local progress towards zero emission targets. "Our vision is an ever-growing network of communities across Australia, working together to [...]

By | 2017-12-03T16:01:07+00:00 27 Oct 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Imogen Jubb – BZE Zero Carbon Communities