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Join us on Tuesday 29 November at 2pm AEDT for a full panel lineup of experts in the field of electrification and the essential move away from gas. This is one you won’t want to miss.
Dr Carl Tidemann, Senior Researcher at the Climate Council will be presenting the key findings and recommendations of the recently released report ‘Switch and Save: How gas is costing households’. Dr Carl will also talk about the award winning ‘Home Appliance Savings Calculator’ online tool created to accompany the release of the report as well as future planned work on energy efficiency in homes and buildings.
Kate Jackson, Coordinator Community Sustainability, at Inner West Council NSW, Dayna Surlan, Project Consultant, Sustainability at WSP & Matthew Clarke, Director at Common Capital have joined forces to develop a business case for electrification of apartment buildings under 6 storeys.
Kate, Dayna & Matthew will be taking us through:
In 2021 Merri-bek City Council (formerly Moreland City Council, VIC) launched its Electrify Everything: Communications Message Guide for Households. An Australian-first, the guide is based on qualitative market research undertaken to inform the electrification communications campaign for homes. Merri-bek is now leading a Community of Practice with over 80 local council officers focused on communicating the importance of electrification for Australia’s energy transition and how households can get involved.
Donna Luckman, Zero Carbon Campaigns Lead at Merri-Bek City Council will share results of recent communications activities and planning for a joint communications campaign in early 2023. For more information check out the website: https://morelandzerocarbon.org.au/electrify
All those with access to Council Connect do not need to register separately, you will be sent a calendar invitation via email early next week.
Senior Researcher, Climate Solutions, Climate Council of Australia
Carl joined the Climate Council from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Knowledge Sharing team and worked on Big Battery and System Security and Reliability projects. Carl’s research broadly encapsulates the energy transition and includes energy efficiency, electricity markets, and emissions mitigation more broadly.
Coordinator Community Sustainability, Inner West Council NSW
Kate is a sustainability professional at Inner West Council in Sydney. Her team is responsible for developing and delivering sustainability and climate change strategy, programs and projects. Their target is a 75% reduction in community climate emissions by 2036.
Project Consultant, Sustainability, WSP
Dayna works as a Sustainability Consultant helping clients develop and implement net-zero strategies. She has experience across the development and operation of buildings, and understands how policies can be implemented to promote the transition away from fossil fuel use and towards sustainable building practices.
Zero Carbon Campaigns Lead, Merri-Bek City Council
Donna is the Zero Carbon Campaigns Lead at Merri-bek City Council. She has over 20 years experience in the sustainability sector including former CEO of Renew, Chair of the My Energy Marketplace Advisory Panel and on the board of the Coalition for Community Energy.
Director, Common Capital
Matthew leads the economics and market modelling practice at Common Capital and is a sector lead and nationally recognised expert on built environment sustainability and performance measurement and disclosure frameworks.
This webinar is open to council staff, CEO’s and councillors as well as to the public. Please feel free to pass this event onto anyone you think might be interested.