Events

Upcoming Events

29 Oct 2018 06:30pm to 08:00pm
Seminar

Jay Weatherill was Premier of South Australia from 2011 to 2018, establishing the state as the nation's clean energy leader, dramatically cutting the state's carbon emissions and opening new business opportunities.

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Past Events

17 Oct 2018 06:45pm to 09:00pm
Seminar

Australian Industry has a huge demand for heat which is required to manufacture most industrial materials such as metals, plastics, rubber, cement, glass, food, drink and ceramics. Burning coal and natural gas to generate this heat causes about 8% of national greenhouse emissions. There are...

27 Sep 2018 05:00pm to 06:00pm
Seminar

How can the blockchain technology be used in the field of energy? Today and tomorrow. Revolution or just hype?

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Christoph Sutter, live from Switzerland.

Dr. Sutter will explore the role of blockchain as a disruptive technology...

19 Sep 2018 06:45pm to 09:00pm

In October 2017, the Victorian Government asked Infrastructure Victoria to provide advice on what infrastructure is required to pave the way for highly automated and zero emissions vehicles in the state. In providing this advice, IV were asked to consider a number of potential future...

19 Sep 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
Seminar

In this Energy Transition Hub public lecture, Terry Teoh, Head of Engineering at SIMEC ZEN, will explain the fundamental drivers behind Australia’s emergence as the exciting, global playground for electricity system transformation. Energy storage of various kinds, and battery storage in particular, is a key...

3 Sep 2018 06:30pm to 08:00pm
Seminar

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 will address the...

29 Aug 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
Seminar

It's often said that a week is a long time in politics. The almost 100 weeks since the 'black system' in South Australia and the resulting political response can be considered an eternity. During this period, we have seen some of the most significant...

15 Aug 2018 11:00am to 12:00pm
Seminar

System stability is often quoted as being raised as an issue for the power system now that renewable energy is increasing.

Is this the case or is there a fundamental loss of power system control?

26 Jul 2018 05:30pm
Seminar

The popular notion of a “Clean Energy Race” has often depicted the success of national wind and solar industries in the global economy as a zero-sum game. The rise of China’s renewable energy sectors in particular has been regarded as a threat to the West,...

20 Jun 2018 07:00pm to 09:00pm
Seminar

Moreland City Council is well know for being one of the more environmentally aware Councils in Melbourne. One of their current projects aims to use waste collection vehicles powered by 100% renewable hydrogen.

This event is co-hosted by the Alternative Technology Association

13 Jun 2018 12:00pm to 01:00pm
Seminar

Ursula Fuentes Hutfilter will present the current state of play of German Climate Policy in the context of the Paris Agreement, focusing on targets for 2020, 2030, and 2050, and, in particular the Climate Action Plan 2050 which has been endorsed by the coalition agreement...

16 May 2018 07:00pm to 08:00pm
Seminar

Environmental Justice Australia’s report Toxic and Terminal: How the regulation of coal-fired power stations fails Australian communities is the result of exhaustive research, Freedom of Information searches, surveillance of 10 major power stations on Australia’s east coast, and advice from health experts and industry whistle-blowers....

18 Apr 2018 07:00pm to 08:00pm
Seminar

Anne Pearson, CEO of the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), will discuss the pivotal role that AEMC occupies in changing how the power system is managed in response to the changing generation mix and replacement of traditional coal fired generation with renewable sources. Maintaining energy...

9 Apr 2018 06:30pm to 08:00pm
Seminar

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...

20 Mar 2018 09:30am to 10:15am
Seminar

On 14 March, nearly 6 months after its general election, Germany’s new government will be sworn in. What are the top priorities of the new coalition government? Why did it take so long to form government this time? What does this tell us about Germany’s...

28 Feb 2018 11:00am
Seminar

As the European Union is financially preparing to deliver on its international environmental commitments, such as the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, it has formed a High Level Group on Sustainable Finance to advise on a deep sustainability reengineering of its financial system....

4 Dec 2017 01:00pm to 02:00pm
Seminar

The breadth of energy research at the Birmingham Energy Institute will be explored through a virtual whistle-stop tour. These include

'Doing Cold Smarter' - the Birmingham Policy Commission makes the case for smarter and more efficient cooling and refrigeration as well as a forthcoming...

15 Nov 2017 11:00am to 12:00pm
Seminar

Smart infrastructure, such as smart meters, provide the platform for the introduction of innovative, information-based energy technologies designed to promote systemic energy efficiency and to transition energy markets toward more sustainable and cost effective outcomes. Smart meters in particular carry the promise of innovation in...

20 Sep 2017 07:00pm to 08:00pm
Seminar

Audrey Zibelman, CEO, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) will discuss the pivotal role that AEMO occupies in delivering energy security and reliability amid the energy transition and the work AEMO is doing in this regard, as well as touch on the Finkel recommendations.

She...

24 Aug 2017 01:00pm to 02:00pm
Seminar

During the 1970's, German coal production ceased to be competitve on the world market due to increasing production costs. Coal mining (along with steel production) was the main industry, especially in the Ruhr area of West Germany. To cushion the mass layoffs associated with the...

21 Aug 2017 12:30pm to 02:00pm
Seminar

Curbing greenhouse gas emissions in order to fight climate change is imperative and one can think of two ways to do that. First, a decrease in electricity consumption would decrease the need to burn fossil fuels. Second, a change in electricity generation technologies using renewable...

 

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