Monthly Discussion Group

Preview of BZE’s Electrifying Industry Summit with Michael Lord

Monday 3rd Sept 2018 Preview of BZE’s Electrifying Industry Summit with Michael Lord. BZE’s Director of Research,  Michael Lord,  will be presenting a sneak preview of BZE’s new research which will be showcased at the Electrifying Industry Summit,  which is set to bring together experts in manufacturing,  heat processes and renewable energy technology. The summit [...]

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Flow Power

Liz Fletcher: Flow Power wholesale electricity retailer Monday 2 July 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST Monday 2nd July 2018 Flow Power is a wholesale electricity retailer that gives businesses flexible pricing, demand response, reliability of supply, solar Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and minimizses the need for new infrastructure. Liz Fletcher will present on Flow Power’s advanced energy technology [...]

By |2018-07-04T05:53:27+00:0001 Jul 2018|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Flow Power

Imogen Jubb & Alexi Lynch: Council actions to reduce emissions in your community

Monday 4 June 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST Monday 4th June 2018 Imogen Jubb, BZE’s National Manager, Zero Carbon Communities, & Alexi Lynch, Business Manager at Ironbark Sustainability , will present on the new report: Australian Local Government Climate Review (2018) This review provides a comprehensive assessment of the actions Australian councils and communities are taking to tackle climate change, along [...]

By |2018-07-01T14:31:21+00:0028 May 2018|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Imogen Jubb & Alexi Lynch: Council actions to reduce emissions in your community

“What the FRACK is going on?” Unconventional oil and gas activities in Australia

 Monday 7 May 2018 From the NT to WA, in SA, VIC, NSW, and of course in QLD, unconventional oil and gas explorers and producers are pressuring Australian communities and governments to allow access to enormous new fossil fuel provinces. But aren’t we urgently meant to be moving away from fossil fuels? Tim Forcey describes [...]

By |2018-05-17T21:12:36+00:0017 Apr 2018|Discussion Group|Comments Off on “What the FRACK is going on?” Unconventional oil and gas activities in Australia

Advocating for Renewable Energy

Simon-Corbell Monday 9 April 2018 Simon Corbell was appointed as the first Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate in December 2016 to promote the state’s renewable energy sector, provide independent advice to the Victorian Government and assist the state in meeting its renewable energy targets. Simon took up his role in January 2017 after serving [...]

By |2018-04-11T08:06:23+00:0010 Apr 2018|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Advocating for Renewable Energy

Climate Action

Discussion – 5 March: Climate action with Ellen Sandell & Rachel Deans Monday 5 March 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT Climate action: where is our effort, time and money most effective? Ellen Sandell, Greens State MP for Melbourne, holds the portfolios of Climate Change, Energy, Resources, Water and Environment, and is passionate about creating Australia’s clean economy, with [...]

By |2018-03-11T03:48:46+00:0023 Feb 2018|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Climate Action

Dispatchable Renewable Electricity Generation

Dr Keith Lovegrove presents Dispatchable Renewable Electricity Generation Monday 5 February 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEDT Keith Lovegrove To open another big year for the BZE discussion group, held at the University of Melbourne, we welcome our speaker Dr Keith Lovegrove, Managing Director of ITP Thermal Pty Ltd. Keith will speak about recent research [...]

By |2018-05-29T10:59:55+00:0004 Feb 2018|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Dispatchable Renewable Electricity Generation

Electric vehicles & solid-oxide fuel cells

WHEN: 6:30 – 8pm Monday 13 November 2017* McCoy Building Fritz Loewe Theatre (entry via level 2) University of Melbourne Cnr Elgin & Swanston Streets, Carlton Nissan is the world’s leading supplier of electric vehicles (EVs), with more than 270,000 sold globally since 2010. Nissan’s Product Communications Manager for the Asia-Oceania Region, Peter Fadeyev, will provide insights into [...]

By |2017-11-15T12:15:23+00:0003 Nov 2017|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Electric vehicles & solid-oxide fuel cells

Safe Climate Transition Act

Video of Discussion Group: 30 Oct 2017: Safe Climate Transition Act Philip Sutton presents the "consultation draft" of a "Safe Climate Transition (No More Bad Investment) Act". Philip from RSTI, a research and strategy organisation, and Sarah Brugler from Environmental Justice Australia have drafted a model Act in a new paradigm of legislative action, that has an overarching [...]

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