Technology Radio Show Podcasts 2017-01-19T11:35:15+00:00

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About the BZE Technology Radio Show

The BZE Technology Radio Show is: aired on Fridays: 8:30 – 9:00 am, from 3CR Community Radio in Melbourne, streaming live here available via podcasts, and syndicated around Australia on the community radio network. It is run by Beyond Zero Emissions. It provides: information about ‘climate solutions’: the science and technology that can reduce the impacts […]

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Podcast: Renewable Energy Target market impacts

Mark Williamson, ‎Executive General Manager of the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) talks about: the market impacts of the Renewable Energy Target (RET), and development opportunities. Mark's presentation was recorded at the All Energy 2016 Conference in October BZE Technology Radio Show: Oct 2016: Podcast BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel and [...]

31 Oct 2016|Technology Show|

EV revolution with Bede Doherty

Bede Doherty is the Business Development & e-Mobility Manager Alphabet Australia – BMW Australia Finance Ltd. In this podcast, he talks to BZE radio about the different types of Electric Vehicles (EVs) available and how they market is evolving to provide customers fleet optimisation services, car-sharing and inter-modal transport connectivity. Bede [...]

31 Oct 2016|Technology Show|

Dylan McConnell: SA blackout has nothing to do with wind turbines

BZE Technology Radio Show: 7 Oct 2016: Podcast: Dylan McConnell of the Melbourne Energy Institute, University of Melbourne, discusses South Australia’s recent state-wide blackout following once in 50-year storms. It is extraordinary! Politicians and some media have been claiming that the state’s wind generators caused the blackout. Beyond Zero Emissions [...]

07 Oct 2016|Technology Show|

Blockchain solar power trading: Jemma Green

Blockchain solar power trading: Jemma Green. Hear about the cutting edge where solar energy meets Blockchain Technology. People who generate renewable energy can decide who they want to sell their surplus energy to, and at what price.

04 Oct 2016|Technology Show|

Mary Hendriks talks Energy Storage

BZE radio talks to: Mary Hendriks spoke about the recent Australian Energy Storage Alliance conference in Sydney. Mary is the Industry Executive of the Australian Energy Storage Alliance, an independent information hub and networking group for the energy storage sector.  Mary also has the role of Conference Advisor for the [...]

24 Sep 2016|Technology Show|

Dr Tabea Lissner

Dr Tabea Lissner leads Climate Analytics’ work in the field of socio-ecological systems and vulnerability. She has published on a range of topics in the field of climate change impacts, including recent publications on impacts at 1.5°C of warming. Dr Lissner recently presented at The University of Melbourne on the assessment [...]

23 Sep 2016|Technology Show|

Prof David Karoly calls for greater emissions reduction

Climate scientist stresses urgency. "Our climate is not safe now, so what does dangerous climate change mean?" BZE radio talks to David Karoly Professor of Atmospheric Science, School of Earth Sciences: Melbourne University. BZE Technology Radio Show: 16 Sep 2016: Podcast Broadcast from Melbourne 3CR Radio Karoly is [...]

Dr Stephen White

Dr Stephen White is CSIRO's Program Leader for the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) He talks about the EnergyFit Homes Project research, which is a collaborative approach to unlocking the value of energy efficient homes for buyers, renters and investors.  The EnergyFit Homes Project proposes a [...]

21 Sep 2016|Technology Show|

Climate change and east coast low-pressure systems: Acacia Pepler: Podcast

BZE radio talks to: Acacia Pepler:  a PhD student at the University of New South Wales Climate Change Research Centre. She's studying extreme rainfall and low-pressure systems on the east coast of Australia (East Coast Lows). Her research is focused on why & how East Coast Lows develop, including the [...]

14 Sep 2016|Technology Show|

Dr Sara Bice

"Responsible Mining " - Is it an oxymoron or is it possible? BZE Technology Radio Show: 15 Aug 2016: Podcast: BZE radio talks to: Dr Sara Bice Research Fellow The Melbourne School of  Government The University of Melbourne Sara speaks about reducing the social impact of mining considering [...]

25 Aug 2016|Technology Show|

Geoff Pocock

Geoff Pocock is managing director of Hazer Group, a Perth-based company, spun out of the University of Western Australia, which plans to halve the cost of hydrogen production, using a near-zero emissions patented process, based on “methane cracking”.  The chemical process uses “cheap as dirt” iron ore to convert methane [...]

25 Aug 2016|Technology Show|

Dr Bonnie Monteleone

Dr Bonnie Monteleone: Co-founder, Executive Director and Director of Science, Research and Academic Partnerships for Plastic Ocean Project, Inc. whose mission is to educate through field research, implement progressive outreach initiatives, and incubate solutions to address the global plastic pollution problem. A field scientist, researcher and student supervisor in the [...]

25 Aug 2016|Technology Show|

Prof Tara P. Dhakal

Beyond Zero speaks to Professor Tara P. Dhakal of Binghamton University, State University of New York, about his research developing high efficiency solar cells. Advances in the manufacture of Solar Cells Prof Tara Dhakal started off with study of Physics and Material Science, working in Kathmandu, Nepal and Japan and [...]

25 Aug 2016|Technology Show|

Dr Ashish Sharma

  Green and cool roofs to mitigate urban heat island effects BZE Technology Radio Show: 26 July 2016: Podcast: BZE radio talks to: Dr Ashish Sharma of the University of Notre Dame (US) has completed a report on whether green roofs, which are covered with plants, and cool [...]

04 Aug 2016|Technology Show|


The reduction of extremes in heat or cold without continually increasing power consumption The answer is provided by Charles Rendigs, the National Business Development manager of "Thermoshield", an Australian company developed and owned, situated at Dandenong. It is a coating for roofs that can be painted or sprayed on, can [...]

22 Jul 2016|Technology Show|

Thermal insulation coating

The reduction of extremes in heat or cold without power consumption BZE Community / Technology Radio Show: 15 July 2016: Podcast: BZE radio talks to: Charles Rendigs, the National Business Development manager of "Thermoshield", an Australian company developed and owned, situated at Dandenong. They make a coating for [...]

15 Jul 2016|Technology Show|

Friday July 8th Technology Show Chris Cooper and SunCroud

SunCrowd is Australia’s first bulk-buy for solar storage solutions. Let’s use our bulk purchasing power to make batteries affordable!  Join the movement at An entrepreneur in renewable energy Chris Cooper is Chief Energy Officer and co-founder of SunCrowd, who are helping communities run local bulk-buy campaigns to make rooftop [...]

08 Jul 2016|Technology Show|

Prof Andrew Blakers

From Stars to the Sun BZE Community / Technology Radio Show: 8 July 2016: Podcast: BZE radio talks to: Professor Andrew Blakers is a professor of engineering at the Australian National University. He works in the area of photovoltaics. His original goal was to be an astronomer studying Maths [...]

08 Jul 2016|Technology Show|