Introducing Tim Washington
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by edwardsrob
10M ago
Tim Washington is the CEO and co-founder of JET Charge, Australia’s largest EV charging technology business.  Tim was also the co-founder of Chargefox, now the country’s largest EV charging network.  Tim is also the Chair of the Australian Electric Vehicle Council, Australia’s peak body for the EV industry. Tim is active within the EV sector sharing encouragement through his socials, noting that he is dedicating his working life to breaking down barriers for low emissions transport. JET Charge was founded to support the rollout of electric car charging infrastructure in Australia. T ..read more
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Introducing Sophie Scamps, MP for Mackellar
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by edwardsrob
10M ago
Dr Sophie Scamps MP is the Independent Member for the Federal electorate of Mackellar. Sophie made history at the 2022 election by becoming the first Independent to win the Northern Beaches seat since it was first formed in 1949. Sophie won the seat after promising a new way of doing politics, putting the community first and campaigning on a platform of climate action, integrity, and equality. Before deciding to stand as an Independent in the 2022 election, Sophie was a practicing GP in Narrabeen while she also served the community as a doctor in the Emergency Department of Mona Vale Hospital ..read more
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Introducing. Dr Kerry Schott, Non-Executive Director of AGL, Chair of the Carbon Market – Transitioning to an energy superpower
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by edwardsrob
1y ago
Kerry was appointed a Non-Executive Director of AGL in late 2022. She is also Chair of the Carbon Market Institute and a Member of Aware Super Direct Asset Committee. Kerry has recently been Chair of the NSW Net Zero Emissions Board, and Chair of the Energy Security Board advising on the redesign of the energy market to enable increased renewable generation.  Previously, Kerry was an investment banker specialising in privatisations and infrastructure.  She was CEO of Sydney Water, a member of Infrastructure Australia, Chair of Moorebank&n ..read more
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Introducing Kobad Bhavnagri, Global Head of Strategy, BloombergNEF – Transitioning to an energy superpower
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by edwardsrob
1y ago
Kobad is a leading expert on the energy transition. He is the Global Head of Strategy for BloombergNEF, an international research provider specialising in the transition to a net-zero emissions economy. With expertise across hydrogen, clean power, transport, industry, buildings and agriculture, Kobad is a trusted advisor to senior decision makers around the world.  Since joining BNEF in 2020, his numerous roles include leading its work on industrial decarbonization, hydrogen, Asia-Pacific energy economics and managing its Australian business.  Kobad is also a Non-Executive Director ..read more
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Alexis Bowen
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by edwardsrob
1y ago
Alexis Bowen is the founder of The Bin Chicken Australia and NSW Environmental Citizen of the Year 2022. What started as an exercise to clean up the neighbourhood developed into a community recycling program that uses the NSW Return and Earn scheme to operate The Community Pantry & Recycling Hub in Campbelltown. The Bin Chicken online store is a growing marketplace for products made from recycled or plant based materials, making it easier for consumers to purchase Australian made recycled products. The Bin Chicken is on a mission to divert waste from landfill to leave the environment a be ..read more
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Professor Veena Sahajwalla
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by edwardsrob
1y ago
Professor Veena Sahajwalla  is an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer, and inventor revolutionising recycling science. She is renowned for pioneering the high temperature transformation of waste in the production of a new generation of ‘green materials’ at the UNSW Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Centre, where she is Founding Director. Professor Veena is the inventor of polymer injection technology, known as green steel, an eco-friendly process for using recycled tyres in steel production. In 2018, Veena launched the world’s first e-waste MICROfa ..read more
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Saul Griffiths, Answers to questions
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by TOT
1y ago
You talk about Grid Neutrality as THE SOLUTION that will help overtake market forces to solve our electricity/energy crisis. How will this overcome the vested interests and fossil fuel contracts underlying the current GRID RULES? The grid and its rules were built around a 150 year old fossil fuel based energy system and market in this country. There’s a lot of work to undo the status quo and ensure it adapts to the changing way we generate and utilise energy. We’re facing a well organised fossil fuel lobby who are drawing on a long history. It won’t be easy, but we need to organise in our comm ..read more
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Introducing. Taryn Lane
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by TOT
1y ago
Taryn manages Australia’s first community-owned cooperative wind farm, Hepburn Energy (formerly Hepburn Wind), located at Leonards Hill south of Daylesford in Victoria.  The co-operative is a pioneer of the community energy movement, Taryn also led the local Hepburn Shire community in developing a place-based strategy for how to transition to net zero – the Hepburn Z-NET program – which has the ambition to reach zero-net emissions by 2030. Taryn is a founding director of RE-Alliance, a founding director to the Coalition for Community Energy (which has over 100 member groups acro ..read more
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Introducing Saul Griffith
Climate & Peace Blog
by TOT
1y ago
Saul is an inventor, author, and founder of multiple companies and nonprofits. He has led projects for agencies including NASA, DARPA, National Science Foundation and more. He has founded and co-founded multiple successful companies, including one acquired by Google, another by Autodesk, and another by a consortium of vehicle manufacturers including Toyota. In 2007 he was awarded a Macarthur Fellowship, the so-called ‘Genius Grant’, for inventions in the service of humanity. Saul is the founder and chief scientist of Rewiring Australia.  Saul will discuss how electrifying our cars and hom ..read more
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Introducing Ivor Frischknecht, an experienced Chief Executive Officer and Non-Executive
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by TOT
1y ago
Director working at the intersection of energy and climate, innovation and investment. He was the inaugural CEO of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and oversaw its $2.1 billion portfolio for 6 years, during which it invested in 350+ ground-breaking clean energy projects. He is serving as a non-executive Director of CleanCo Queensland and RACE for 2030 and advises the Victorian Government’s $1.3B Solar Homes Program, Elliott Green Power, Kilara Capital and X (formerly Google X). As a non-exec Director of RACE 2030 Ivor is supporting this industry-led collaborative research centre to achie ..read more
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