BZE Radio Technology Show Podcasts 2017-05-07T21:18:04+00:00

BZE RADIO Technology Show PODCASTS

BZE Radio’s Technology Show focuses on the science and technology that can reduce the impacts of climate change – climate solutions. It is produced by Beyond Zero Emissions and broadcast on Fridays: 8:30 – 9:00 am from 3CR Community Radio in Melbourne and aired on other stations around Australia.

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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|

ThermoShield

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 www.suncrowd.com.au 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|

Bulk buying for rooftop solar and batteries

Helping communities run local bulk-buy campaigns to make rooftop solar and storage easy and affordable. BZE Technology Radio Show: 1 July 2016: Podcast: BZE radio talks to: Chris Cooper is Chief Energy Officer and co-founder of SunCrowd, who are helping communities run local bulk-buy campaigns to make rooftop [...]

01 Jul 2016|Technology Show|

Software for Integrating Energy Storage and the Grid

Clay Collier is serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Kisensum, a Californian start-up software company dedicated to enabling the integration of energy storage to the grid. Their project at Los Angeles Air Force Base uses software that enables them to integrate energy storage, both mobile (EV's) and stationary to support the [...]

17 Jun 2016|Technology Show|

Hannah Aulby

Transition from Coal Mine rehabilitation requires large amounts of money to be available when the mines close.  Unfortunately many companies desert mines, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill. There is also a need for the communities to plan for the transition with alternative employment. Will the tax payer have to [...]

03 Jun 2016|Technology Show|

Vanadium and batteries: Podcast

Vanadium: "the beautiful metal that stores energy".  Vanadium is the key element used in redox flow batteries which can store large amounts of energy almost indefinitely, perfect for remote wind or solar farms. BZE radio talks to researchers in this field from the University of Hull in the UK: Dr [...]

01 Jun 2016|Technology Show|

Sam Wilkinson IHS

Sam Wilkinson is Research Manager - Solar & Energy Storage at IHS (based in the UK), leading its research on the PV inverter, BOS and energy storage markets. He joins Beyond Zero's Anthony Daniele to talk about the new business models making storage viable, such as Reposit Power in Canberra. [...]

18 May 2015|Technology Show|