Training & Events

Training & Events

First Fuel podcast

The Energy Efficiency Council's podcast, First Fuel, brings you the latest perspectives on energy efficiency, energy management and demand response from Australia and around the world.

 

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First Fuel live recording events

The Energy Efficiency Council holds regular discussions with expert guests from around Australia; these are recorded and released as episodes of First Fuel on Fridays, ready for your weekend listening. If there is a hot topic at hand, or we’re connecting with an international speaker, these discussions are recorded live as a webinar so that our community has the opportunity to engage with people they may not normally get the chance to! Upcoming events will be listed below.

Upcoming live recorded episodes

To be announced. 

 

Recent First Fuel episodes

First Fuel episode 36: 'The grid is good' with Damien Moyse

Date: Thursday, 18 February 2021

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In Episode 36 of First Fuel, Energy Efficiency Council CEO Luke Menzel is joined by Damien Moyse, who this week stepped down from his role as Renew’s Policy and Research Manager after twelve years.

Luke and Damien discuss Renew’s unique research and advocacy role, some of the key achievements of the last twelve years, and what still needs to be done to deliver an energy transition that works for consumers.

First Fuel episode 35: Grubby centrism with Frankie Muskovic and Tennant Reed

Date: Thursday 4 February 2021

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In Episode 35 of First Fuel, Energy Efficiency Council CEO Luke Menzel is joined by two guests: Francesca Muskovic, National Policy Manager for Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs at the Property Council of Australia, and Tennant Reed, Head of Climate, Energy and Environment Policy at Australian Industry Group.

Luke, Frankie and Tennant discuss what is on the energy and climate agenda for 2021, how it will be shaped by the newly-minted Biden administration, and what it all means for Australia.

 

Previous First Fuel episodes

34. Market impacts with Jeremy Sung - Thursday 17 December 2020

33. Climate for change with Connie Hedegaard - Friday 11 December 2020

32. Setting goals with Zali Steggall - Thursday 3 December 2020

31. ‘Coopers is old school’ with Mark Butler - Thursday 26 November 2020

30. Hard working stimulus with Kellie Caught and Nick Aberle - Friday 20 November 2020

29. Biden and climate with Frankie Muskovic and Tennant Reed - Tuesday 10 November 2020

28. Data and Discovery with Carlos Flores and Esther Bailey - Friday 6 November 2020

27. Government leadership with Annie Shepperd - Sunday 29 October 2020

26. Navigating a dynamic energy landscape - Sunday 22 October 2020

25. Building coalitions with Frankie Muskovic - Thursday 16 October 2020

24. Accelerating a green economic recovery - Wednesday 7 October 2020

23. Energy, emissions and economic recovery with Tony Wood - Wednesday 30 September 2020

22: Presidents and policy with Steven Nadel - Wednesday 23 September 2020

21: Dynamic systems with Edith Bayer - Tuesday 15 September 2020

20: Transforming markets with Meg McDonald - Tuesday 8 September 2020

19: Post pandemic pathways with Tennant Reed - Thursday 3 September 2020

18: Getting further faster with Paul Ruyssevelt and Carlos Flores - Wednesday 26 August 2020

17: Healthy homes with Donna Luckman - Wednesday 19 August 2020

16: Investing for impact with Ian Learmonth - Monday 10 August 2020

15: Scaling success with Dr Satish Kumar - Tuesday 4 August 2020

14: Thinking differently with Cheryl Desha - Wednesday 29 July 2020

13: Building back better with Davina Rooney - Wednesday 22 July 2020

12: Enabling ecosystems with Bradley Anderson and Tennant Reed - Tuesday 14 July 2020

11: Renovating Europe with Adrian Joyce - Thursday 9 July 2020

10: Swiss army knife of stimulus with Michael Liebreich - Wednesday 1 July 2020

9: Innovation and optimisation with Dr Phil Blythe - Tuesday 23 June 2020

8: Wholesale change with Craig Memery -  Tuesday 16 June 2020

7: Technology and change with Rosemary Sinclair AM - Wednesday 10 June 2020

6: Active efficiency with Dr Andrew McAllister - Thursday 4 June 2020

5: Catalysts for change with Alan Pears AM - Wednesay 27 May 2020

4: Reviews and roadmaps with Chloe Munro AO - Thursday 21 May 2020 

3: Coronavirus and Aussie industry with Tennant Reed - Thursday 14 May 2020

2: Energy efficiency and economic stimulus with Brian Motherway, IEA - Thursday 7 May 2020

1: Decarbonisation Futures with Anna Skarbek, ClimateWorks Australia - Thursday 30 April 2020

First Fuel podcast Overview 36: 'The grid is good' with Damien Moyse 35: Grubby centrism with Frankie Muskovic and Tennant Reed 34: Market impacts with Jeremy Sung 33: Climate for change with Connie Hedegaard 32: Setting goals with Zali Steggall 31: ‘Coopers is old school’ with Mark Butler 30: Hard working stimulus with Kellie Caught and Nick Aberle 29: Biden and climate with Frankie Muskovic and Tennant Reed 28: Data and discovery with Carlos Flores and Esther Bailey 27: Government leadership with Annie Shepperd 26: Business panel – Navigating a dynamic energy landscape 25: Building coalitions with Frankie Muskovic 24: Accelerating a green economic recovery 23: Energy, emissions and economic recovery with Tony Wood 22: Presidents and policy with Steven Nadel 21: Dynamic systems with Edith Bayer 20: Transforming markets with Meg McDonald 19: Post pandemic pathways with Tennant Reed 18: Getting further faster with Paul Ruyssevelt and Carlos Flores 17: Healthy homes with Donna Luckman 16: Investing for impact with Ian Learmonth 15: Scaling success with Dr Satish Kumar 14: Thinking differently with Cheryl Desha 13: Building back better with Davina Rooney 12: Enabling ecosystems with Tennant Reed and Bradley Anderson 11: Renovating Europe with Adrian Joyce 10: Swiss army knife of stimulus with Michael Liebreich 9: Innovation and optimisation with Dr. Phil Blythe 8: Wholesale change with Craig Memery 7: Technology and trust with Rosemary Sinclair AM 6: Active efficiency with Andrew McAllister 5: Catalysts for change with Alan Pears AM 4: Reviews and roadmaps with Chloe Munro AO 3: Coronavirus and Aussie industry with Tennant Reed 2: Energy efficiency and economic stimulus with Brian Motherway 1: Decarbonisation Futures with Anna Skarbek