ANU Energy Update 2022: From Energy Crisis to Net-Zero

Session 1: Update on energy developments and decarbonisation trajectories Session 2: The challenges and opportunities for local energy Session 3: Momentum towards clean energy in Asia Photo: Shutterstock

Watch the livestream from 2pm AEDT today:

Webinar ID: 881 4159 4579

Link: https://anu.zoom.us/j/88141594579?pwd=NmRSVXdpc0xQOUE4TGJ2RGNUMFNXQT09

Passcode: 654508

Will the current energy crisis accelerate transitions to renewable energy?

Join us for this year’s ANU Energy Update to discuss this question, and to hear about recent developments in energy research and analysis in 2022.

Hosted in-person at The Australian National University and online, this annual event brings together energy researchers, policymakers, industry and the public. This year, we’ll focus on decarbonisation of industry and electricity, decentralised energy, and the energy transition in the region.

Program: 

2-3pm - Update on energy developments and decarbonisation trajectories

Updates on energy and decarbonisation trends globally and in Australia, national electricity market developments, and the safeguard mechanism for emissions reductions in industry.

  • Professor Frank Jotzo, Head of Energy, ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions
  • Anthea Harris, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Security Board
  • Tennant Reed, Principal National Advisor, Australian Industry Group
  • Dr Rebecca Pearse, Lecturer, ANU School of Sociology, ANU Fenner School of Environment & Society (Moderator)

3.10-3.30pm - Break 

Light refreshments available for in-person participants. 

3.30-4.30pm - The challenges and opportunities for local energy

Presentations and discussion on decentralised energy including neighbourhood batteries and the policy environment that helps support their development.

  • Dr Hedda Ransan-Cooper, Research Fellow, ANU Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program
  • Andrew Fraser, Leader, Engagement, Standards and Regulation, ANU Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program
  • Claire Maries, Manager, DER Markets and Networks, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria State Government
  • Professor Lachlan Blackhall, Entrepreneurial Fellow; Head, ANU Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program (Moderator)

4.30-5pm - Break 

Light refreshments available for in-person participants. 

5-6pm - Momentum towards clean energy in Asia 

Presentations and discussion on the trajectory of the energy transition in Vietnam, Indonesia and Japan.

  • Dr Thang Nam Do, Research Fellow, ANU Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific Initiative
  • Professor Budy P Resosudarmo, ANU Arndt-Corden Department of Economics; Deputy Head, ANU Poverty and Inequality Research Centre, Indonesia Project
  • Associate Professor Emma Aisbett, ANU School of Law; Associate Director (Research), ANU Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific Initiative
  • Dr Mika Ohbayashi, Director, Renewable Energy Institute, Japan
  • Professor Paul Burke, Head, ANU Arndt-Corden Department of Economics; Deputy Director, ANU Crawford School of Public Policy (Moderator)

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