Energy Insiders - A Reneweconomy Podcast

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Sinopsis

Join RenewEconomy founder and editor Giles Parkinson and columnist and energy markets expert David Leitch as they discuss the week's main events - politics, solar and storage.

Episodios

  • Missing link: Can conservatives embrace energy transition?

    Missing link: Can conservatives embrace energy transition?

    23/12/2020 Duración: 43min

    A new conservative think tank proposes an orderly and faster closure plan for coal generators. Can conservatives really get on board the energy transition?

  • How good is green hydrogen?

    How good is green hydrogen?

    18/12/2020 Duración: 38min

    In a world of ageing coal clunkers and big dreams of renewable energy exports, we speak to Josh Gabbatiss from Carbon Brief about the potential for green hydrogen.

  • How companies and states rescued wind and solar

    How companies and states rescued wind and solar

    04/12/2020 Duración: 37min

    A combination of corporate and state government demand rescued many wind and solar projects in 2020. Chris Briggs explains why.

  • EV taxes, big batteries and green hydrogen

    EV taxes, big batteries and green hydrogen

    27/11/2020 Duración: 39min

    We talk to UQ’s EV specialist Jake Whitehead about the impact of the proposed electric vehicle road tax, and look at the contest of ideas between NSW and Canberra, and more big battery and green hydrogen announcements.

  • Matt Kean and the NSW energy transition

    Matt Kean and the NSW energy transition

    18/11/2020 Duración: 39min

    NSW energy minister Matt Kean explains why the state is fast-tracking plans to transition from coal to renewables. Plus: Australia’s newest big battery, and very big green hydrogen plans.

  • Why wind is better value than solar

    Why wind is better value than solar

    13/11/2020 Duración: 41min

    Tilt Renewables CEO Deion Campbell explains why wind farms are better value than solar right now, and challenges at Dundonnell. Plus: Big renewable visions from NSW and Fortescue.

  • CEFC sees “raft” of battery deals, but gas “debatable”

    CEFC sees “raft” of battery deals, but gas “debatable”

    05/11/2020 Duración: 51min

    The head of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, Ian Learmonth, expects a “raft” of battery storage deals, but says role of CEFC in new gas generation is “debatable”.

  • Can China wean itself off coal?

    Can China wean itself off coal?

    29/10/2020 Duración: 43min

    China has set a net zero emissions target, which ultimately means the closure of the biggest coal fleet in the world. China coal expert Ryna Yiyun Cui from the University of Maryland explains how this might be done.

  • Why network companies want to move beyond poles and wires

    Why network companies want to move beyond poles and wires

    21/10/2020 Duración: 57min

    Rick Francis, CEO of network investor Spark Infrastructure, explains why networks are key to the clean energy transition. And it’s not just poles and wires.

  • Zibelman on why she is leaving, and AEMO’s next steps

    Zibelman on why she is leaving, and AEMO’s next steps

    15/10/2020 Duración: 53min

    In her first interview since announcing her surprise decision to leave AEMO, Audrey Zibelman explains why she took the position with Google’s X, and what’s next for Australia’s clean energy transition.

  • The windy west, and network news

    The windy west, and network news

    09/10/2020 Duración: 34min

    The new Warradarge wind farm north of Perth will be one of Australia’s best performing, with a capacity factor of around 50%. Bright Energy’s Tom Frood explains why, and we look at the latest network news.

  • Zibelman, Schott and the “step change” transition

    Zibelman, Schott and the “step change” transition

    02/10/2020 Duración: 40min

    The soon-to-depart Audrey Zibelman and the newly re-appointed Kerry Schott make clear that the clean energy transition in Australia will be rapid.

  • Tesla’s battery revolution, CCS, and the climate emergency

    Tesla’s battery revolution, CCS, and the climate emergency

    25/09/2020 Duración: 50min

    Tesla’s Battery Day delivered anticipated cost cuts, but the agency to act is highlighted by both Elon Musk and our guest, Zeke Hausfather from The Breakthrough Institute.

  • Coalition’s gas plans, changing ARENA into ACCSA, and Battery Day

    Coalition’s gas plans, changing ARENA into ACCSA, and Battery Day

    18/09/2020 Duración: 44min

    The Coalition’s energy week begins with big gas plans and finishes with more support for carbon capture and storage. And we talk to lithium market expert Rod Hooper ahead of Tesla’s Battery Day.

  • Lynham: Our future is renewable energy

    Lynham: Our future is renewable energy

    14/09/2020 Duración: 49min

    Queensland energy minister Anthony Lynham says the future of Australia is in renewable energy. All the states understand this, the only party that doesn’t is the federal government.

  • It’s going to be a quick transition, and markets need to change

    It’s going to be a quick transition, and markets need to change

    03/09/2020 Duración: 38min

    Hydro Tasmania CEO Stephen Davy steps down this week with a prediction that the clean energy transition can happen faster than people think, but will need new market signals.

  • The clean energy transition, and how to connect it

    The clean energy transition, and how to connect it

    27/08/2020 Duración: 42min

    AEMO’s Alex Wonhas joins Energy Insiders to discuss the new 20-year plan to manage the switch to a renewables dominated grid, and how to connect this new wind and solar capacity.

  • State of inertia and potential for grid-forming inverters

    State of inertia and potential for grid-forming inverters

    20/08/2020 Duración: 43min

    The West Australia grid is in the midst of an energy transition, but is on its own. AEMO’s Dean Sharafi explains the importance of inertia, and the potential of grid-forming inverters.

  • Garnaut’s Sunshot to renewables future

    Garnaut’s Sunshot to renewables future

    14/08/2020 Duración: 41min

    Ross Garnaut on his split with Gupta, his Sunshot plan for renewables, and how Australia can still become a clean energy superpower.

  • Why WA and miners can lead transition to wind and solar

    Why WA and miners can lead transition to wind and solar

    07/08/2020 Duración: 54min

    W.A. energy minister Bill Johnston and a panel of experts join the Energy Insiders podcast to discuss the conversion of miners to wind and solar, and plans for the state’s main grid.

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