BEC’s breakfast session with Michael Cohen – An energy Outlook to 2050

BEC Lunchtime Seminar: Energy Transition and the Energy Trilemma

Come and hear our new Senior Policy Advisor, Emily Calvert, give an overview of the trilemma results and emerging insights from the transition radar. The World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Index has become part of the energy dialogue with many politicians and industry participants talking about energy equity, energy security and environmental sustainability in the lead up to this year’s election.

BEC’s breakfast session with Michael Cohen – An energy Outlook to 2050

1 News 13 May 2020

There are growing calls to the government to not lose the environmental gains we’ve made through weeks of lockdown. Instead they should use the 2020 Budget to take the opportunity to invest in future sustainability. BusinessNZ Energy Council’s Tina Schirr says there’s a big case for creating more sustainable options. Professor Alan Brent from Victoria University of Wellington says every time there has been a massive reduction in energy consumption because of a crisis, immediately after there is a massive spike. Economist Professor Ilan Noy says democratic governments are worried they will be perceived to be using the crisis as a cover to push long term agendas that doesn’t have popular support. Climate Change Minister James Shaw points out the climate challenges don’t go away because of the Covid-19 crisis.