Speaker Date Topic
Janine Walker AM Aug 02, 2021 12:30 PM
Mature Australians and the Post Covid Economy - the times are changing.
Mature Australians and the Post Covid Economy - the times are changing.
Graeme Alley Aug 30, 2021 12:30 PM
How the Qld RSL is reinventing its organisation to provide leading-edge support to veterans
Gordon Jardine Sep 06, 2021 12:30 PM
The National Electricity Grid in Transition

Summary :  Australia’s electricity supply is transitioning from one dominated by coal-fired power stations to one with more large-scale renewables energy generation. Most of the renewables generation is intermittent ( solar, wind) and this creates stability issues for the transmission grid. The Australian Energy Market Operator ( AEMO) has identified the need for $14 billion investment in the high voltage grid over the next 10 years to strengthen the grid and to extend the grid to new areas where there are potential large scale renewables generation.

Bio  Gordon Jardine :   Gordon Jardine is Chairman of ElectraNet Pty Ltd, the owner and operator of the privatised high voltage grid in South Australia, a position he has held for the past 10 years. Prior to that he was for 16 years the CEO of Powerlink Qld, the owner and operator of the Qld grid.

His earlier career was in the international computer software business ( Mincom) and in the mining industry in Qld and WA.

He holds a first class Honours degree in Engineering, a Bachelor of Commerce, and a Masters in Environmental Science. 

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