14 Dec 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm

Just transition and community energy

Franziska Mey
University of Technology Sydney, Institute for Sustainable Futures
Franziska Mey is a Senior Research Consultant at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney. She joined the Institute in October 2017 and since then, has worked on research projects to further a just transition in the energy sector. This included national projects...

Franziska Mey will discuss the findings of three significant projects by the Institute for Sustainable Futures:

  • Transition in employment, updated overview of the number of jobs including a detailed breakdown of specific occupations that will be created or lost as a result of the energy transitions.

  • Lessons learnt from just transitions of coal dependent regions in Germany, Poland, Indonesia and South Africa.

  • Social Access Solar Gardens pilot project explored the viability and feasibility of a business model to enable locked out and low-income energy users to participate in solar in Australia.


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