Celebrating 10 years of the Otago Energy Research Centre
10 - 11 November 2016 at the Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum #OERC2016
Download the Symposium abstract booklet here
The 10th OERC Symposium was opened by Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Richard Blaikie.
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Energy Link sponsored a $1000 ‘Best student paper prize’ won by Paul Crane for his presentation ""Helping Support Energy Management Systems at the University of Otago". A runner up prize won by Ruby-Jean Clark for her presentation 'Technical and Economical Feasibility of Thermochemical Heat Energy Storage Systems for Residential Space Heating in New Zealand' sponsored by OERC.
Keynotes Symposium presentations are available to download here:
“Transport challenges” Andrew Jackson, Deputy Chief Executive of the Ministry of Transport.
“Dunedin’s Energy Plan 1.0 – partnerships and challenges” Chris Staynes, Councellor Dunedin City Council.
"Energy as a connector: the genealogy of the OERC" Gerry Carrington & Janet Stephenson, founders of the OERC.
"Does the electricity market fail as renewables approach 100%?” Greg Sise, Managing Director of Energy Link.
Symposium presentations are available to download here:
“Household power profiles: Insights from demand data” Kiti Suomalainen
“Energy in New Zealand’s Food System” Warren Fitzgerald
“Meat processing DAF sludge transformation to biofuels via hydroesterification” Zhifa Sun
“Parental Perceptions Favour Walking Compared to Cycling to Dunedin Secondary Schools: Preliminary Findings from the BEATS Study” Sandra Mandic
“What influences intention to cycle to school? Preliminary findings from a comparison between Christchurch and Dunedin” John Williams
“Interventions for a sustainable transport system in New Zealand: Results from a Delphi study” Sam Spector
“Flip The Fleet: a Citizen Science Approach to Accelerating Uptake of Low Emission Vehicles in New Zealand” Henrik Moller
“Destabilisation and decline of existing regimes: the role of entrepreneurs in the NZ transport industry" Sara Walton
“A crack in the automobility regime? Exploring the challenges and opportunities for sustainable urban mobility policy implementation in the city of São Paulo, Brazil” Tarcisio Barbosa Pinhate
“A short history of the use of renewable ethanol as a transportation fuel” William Wells
“Community Energy in our changing climate” Scott Willis
“Climate Safe Housing” Kat Achterberg
“On Grid Storage” Hagen Bruggemann
“Modeling Domestic Electric Hot Water Cylinders for Demand Management” Jefferson Dew
“Technical and Economical Feasibility of Thermochemical Heat Energy Storage Systems for Residential Space Heating in New Zealand” Ruby-Jean Clark
“Emerging energy consumers” Daniel Gnoth
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