Accelerating the net zero transition: clean energy in Australia and the US

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Please join us for a fascinating panel discussion with Andrew Light, Assistant Secretary, US Department of Energy exploring the accelerating clean energy transformation in the US and Australia.


  • Andrew Light, Assistant Secretary, United States Department of Energy
  • Kushla Munro, Division Head – International Climate and Energy Division, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
  • Frank Jotzo, Head of Energy, ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions; Professor, ANU Crawford School of Public Policy

The panel will be moderated by Kylie Catchpole, Professor and Director, ANU School of Engineering.

About A/S Andrew Light:
Andrew Light, Ph.D., is Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs. He started at the Department of Energy (DoE) on January 20, 2021, leading the Office of International Affairs as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary before his nomination by President Biden as Assistant Secretary on April 28, and confirmation by the U.S. Senate on August 11, 2021.  Since starting at DoE, Andrew has led the department in initiating and expanding some three dozen bilateral energy dialogues, forums, councils, and partnerships with countries from all regions of the world. Read more.

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