Late last year a book I contributed to was launched by former Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull, who wrote the foreword for the book, and Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University, Prof Brian Schmidt. The launch can be viewed on youtube below and purchased from Booktopia here.
ABC TV’s Catalyst program was one of my favorite TV shows growing up, so it was a bit of a dream to get to be a part of the recent episode about the transformation of the electricity system.
The episode did a fantastic job, covering a huge range of the interesting developments underway across the system and the country, explaining the crucial facts and trends, and presenting everything in interesting, engaging and understandable ways.
So, I’d highly recommend giving watching here https://www.abc.net.au/catalyst/the-grid-powering-the-future/13491654Continue reading
An introductory video to the DERlab
My kickstarter campaign to contribute towards the costs of illustrating and publishing Amy’s Balancing Act is now live. Check out the video and campaign page and, support by pre-ordering a copy and sharing the campaign.
Communicating big issues and big projects into a short video is always a challenge. Tackling this one with the incredible Rosemary Barnes was a total blast.
This video introduces the role of #electricvehicles in the #smartgrid and how #v2g can provide valuable #gridservices. It also provides a perspective on how the fast dynamics of #inverters and #batteries are well suited to managing #gridstability.
Filmed for a competition with the Australian Academy of Technology & Engineering
A short video of the Artist Farmer Scientist solar project
Two weeks in Western NSW, taking our science outreach show to schools that don’t normally get access to such educational experiences. Conceived of and run with my good friend Owen Brassier.