Past events

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6.30–7.30pm 21 June 2017
Anna Krien will be in conversation with Will Steffen to discuss her new book, Quarterly Essay 66, The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock, ...
5.30–7.30pm 20 June 2017
The Finkel Review of the National Electricity Market (NEM) has captured the attention of industry, government and the media.  The long-awaited report by Australia's...
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1–2pm 14 June 2017
Coal seam gas (CSG) is a hotly disputed land use in Australia. Despite this controversial status and regular appearances in the media, the debate around this unconventional energy...
9am 14 June – 4pm 16 June 2017
The South Australia blackout last September, though triggered by an extreme and rare weather condition, served as an indication of a challenging future ahead for Australia’s...
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12–1pm 30 May 2017
"… renewable targets that are extremely aggressive, extremely unrealistic, and have paid little or no attention to energy security," Malcolm Turnbull, 29 Sept....
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4–5pm 25 May 2017
The small island developing states of the Pacific suffer from both the high cost of fossil fuel imports and from numerous climate-related disasters.  These vulnerabilities...
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5.30–7.30pm 24 May 2017
As a political commentator Dr Hewson has advocated for a renewable energy future in Australia. In his recent opinion article, Dr Hewson argued that ‘Australia is a laggard...
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10am–2.30pm 17 May 2017
South East Region of Renewable Energy Excellence (SERREE) Renewable Energy Business Forum
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12.30–1.30pm 16 May 2017
The divestment movement is at the forefront of civil society initiatives to raise public consciousness about climate change. This paper shows how the movement has harnessed...
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12.30–2pm 5 May 2017
PRESENTATIONS FROM THIS EVENT ARE NOW AVAILABLE - PLEASE SCROLL DOWN. As the world transitions away from fossil fuels, renewable gases will provide fuel for transport, storage...
9.30–11am 21 April 2017
Previous studies have found mixed results on the impact of electricity availability on economic growth. This paper finds that initial levels of electricity consumption, access...
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12.30–1.30pm 11 April 2017
Indonesia is one of the largest energy users and greenhouse gas emitters in South East Asia. Rapid acceleration of investment in solar PV generation is urgently required for...
The Age of Consequences threat multiplier climate change ANU
6–7.30pm 5 April 2017
The Age of Consequences is a gripping documentary film investigating the impacts of climate change on increased resource scarcity, migration and conflict through the lens of US...
8.30pm 21 March – 6pm 22 March 2017
To find out about the Remote Area Power Supply Conference, visit https://www.informa.com.au/event/remote-area-power-supply-conference/
1–2pm 16 March 2017
In 2012, Hydro Tasmania proposed a large scale, 600 megawatt, wind energy development in King Island, Tasmania. Despite adopting what was described as ‘best practice...
2–3.30pm 14 February 2017
Indonesia’s budget has for years been burdened by large subsidies for electricity consumption. A series of historic reforms has delivered a substantial reduction in these...
Soren Hermansen
5.30–7pm 13 February 2017
Soren Hermansen’s presentation (PDF, 3.8M) View Søren 's talk at TEDx Copenhagen In 1997, Samsø Island won a government competition to become a model renewable...
9.30am 13 February – 5.30pm 20 February 2017
Join us to hear from candidates for the role of Research Leader of the new ANU battery storage research program.    The program will research improved ways to store...
2–6pm 6 February 2017
Program: 1.30 pm: Registration/Coffee 2.00 pm: Official Opening – Shane Rattenbury, ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability 2.15pm: Opportunities for...
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5.30–7pm 6 December 2016
The energy sector globally has entered an era of radical transition. Driven by combinations of technological change and environmental concerns from the local to the global, the...

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