Media

Authored:

Do renewables really matter?  Climate Spectator, 2nd Sept 2014.  Also with photos and video on this blog.

China leading the way to a global renewable grid, RenewEconomy, 26 August 2014

Why the renewable target should be ramped up, not cut, The Conversation, 11 July 2014

Transmission access:  Putting renewables on an equal footing, Climate Spectator, 24th June 2014.

Transmission access: More deadly than the RET Review?, Climate Spectator, 20th June 2014

The report that could kill wind power, Climate Spectator, 5th March 2014

Business Environment Network, “Climate change has costs beyond the carbon price”,  Iain MacGill, Jenny Riesz and Regina Betz, based on a submission to Australian Government, Department of the Environment, Nov 2013

Newcastle Herald, “Power to the People”, 9 September 2013 (also available online)

Radio National, Life Matters, “100% renewable energy”, 29 August 2013

Beyond Zero Emissions Radio, 23 August 2013.

Carbon tax dumped: how do we get to 100% renewable energy?, 22 July 2013, The Conversation

Is carbon pricing reducing emissions?, 1 July 2013, The Conversation, also appeared on SBS World News

Can we do without a clean energy finance bank?, 25 June 2013, The Conversation

Putting 100% Renewables in Perspective, 30 May 2013, Climate Spectator

Capital Solar Site

Garnaut recommends emissions target of minus 17% by 2020, 20 May 2013, RenewEconomy

Celebrating the flexibility of renewables, 2 May 2013, Climate Spectator

Wind isn’t intermittent, 1 May 2013, Climate Spectator

Does coal have a future in Australia?, 30 April 2013, Climate Spectator

Does Australia hold the keys to solving climate change?, 19 April, 2013, Climate Spectator

Are renewables jacking up your power bills?, 17 April 2013, Crikey

Really, Mr Abbott?, 16 April 2013, Climate Spectator

Junking the garbage baseload argument, 8 April 2013, Climate Spectator

Busting myths on the system costs of renewables, 21 March 2013, Climate Spectator

An AEMC threat to renewables?, 19 December 2012, Climate Spectator

Incumbents gifted with control of transmission system, 18 December 2012, Climate Spectator

Are we ready for 100% Renewables?, 3 December 2012, Climate Spectator

Secure Energy Saviour – A renewables hedge against gas price gouging, 21 August 2012, Climate Spectator

About my research:

Rising gas prices make renewables a sure bet, 12 August 2014, Phys.org

Sophie Vorrath, Gas gamble could cost 40% more than renewables in low-carbon shift, 12 August 2014, RenewEconomy

Giles Parkinson, Paying coal plants to exit may be costly and dirty, 11 October 2013, RenewEconomy

Peter Hannam, Clean energy switch possible by 2030, at fossil fuel prices, 24 August 2013, Sydney Morning Herald

Peter Hannam, Renewable energy study tips viable reality by 2030, 24 August 2013, Sydney Morning Herald

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