Gas not global climate talks is the way to cut emissions, according to the PM's adviser; AEMO says last summer presented unexpected challenges to the grid as it rushes to get ready for this summer; and nuclear proponent and federal resources minister Keith Pitt doesn't want it in his backyard.
The federal nuclear inquiry acknowledges the energy transition and the climate imperative, but its report is unlikely to result in Australia leap-frogging into next-generation reactors this decade or next.
The Parliament of Victoria Environment and Planning Committee is inquiring into removing the state's bans on uranium and thorium mining and generation of nuclear energy.
Shareholders can attend in person or online. More details here. Date: May 29, 11.30am AEST Location: Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, WA
ACIL Allen director John Söderbaum and SMR Nuclear Technology Pty Ltd chair Robert Pritchard discuss the potential role for hydrogen and nuclear energy in Australia respectively, as well what obstacles they face. More details here. Date: October 31, 6pm to 8pm Location: RACA, 89 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW
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