Archived Forum 30 – Future Paradigms for Energy

Three excellent presentations were given by Dr Trevor Stuthridge of Scion Research, Dr Will Barker of LanzaTech and Eric Pyle, CEO of the NZ Wind Energy Association, followed by an intense and interesting panel discussion. Thank you to all speakers.

If you missed it, then please take the time to look through their presentations here. Eric Pyle’s is embargoed until mid April. Our thanks to IET NZ for sharing costs.

Date: 17 February 2012
Venue: Room 1.439, Faculty of Engineering, 20 Symonds Street, University of Auckland
Time: 9am – 12 noon
Trevor Stuthridge: Trees – New Zealand’s future oil wells? (3.6MB PDF)
Will Barker: Waste Gases To Fuels & Chemicals: Future Paradigms of Energy (5.7MB PDF)
Eric Pyle: 20% by 2030: The future of wind energy in New Zealand (6.6MB PPT)

Forum #30 – Future Paradigms for Energy (213KB PDF).

Will the future be renewables? What form will they take? Bio-fuels, Wind, Geothermal, Energy from Waste? What else could it be? Come along and hear speakers debate the future.

This forum is partnered by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Trevor Stuthridge from Scion Research will talk about their research in biofuels.
Eric Pyle from the NZ Wind Energy Association will talk about using wind to create energy.
Will Barker from Lanzatech will outline how The LanzaTech Process can convert carbon monoxide containing gases produced by industries such as steel manufacturing, oil refining and chemical production, into valuable fuel and chemical products.