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UTS Green Week 2018 forum: Going solar – the future has arrived!

Thu, 24 May, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM  Add to calendar

Location: 

  • Level 2 - Events Space

Suddenly everyone is going solar. From businesses to households, and batteries to solar powered electric cars, going solar is now mainstream.

UTS has one of the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets of any Australian university - to reduce emissions 30% by 2020/21 based on 2007 levels. We are investing in renewable energy, installing solar panels on our own city rooftops, as well as contracting directly with solar farms in regional NSW. Our goal is to demonstrate leadership in urban solar and renewable energy contracting, to be a leader among Australian universities.

Hear from two experts in the field and have your questions answered at this forum on the solar energy revolution underway. Proudly presented by UTS Library in collaboration with UTS Sustainability as part of Green Week 2018. All welcome, refreshments will be served.

GUEST SPEAKERS:

Jonathan Prendergast is UTS Green Infrastructure Project Manager. He is a clean energy and energy master planning specialists and facilitated UTS’s renewable energy projects. Jonathan has extensive experience developing projects relating to new applications and models for clean energy.

Carola Jonas is CEO and co-founder of start-up Everty who are building a community based electric vehicle charging network. Carola believes in a future where 100% renewable energy is possible, and is working towards increasing access and affordability, shifting the tide against current barriers in the energy market.