Monthly Archives: March 2014


Sustainable Energy Technologies Interview – Malcolm McCulloch

Originally aired on Nine To Noon, Thursday 27 March 2014

Malcolm McCulloch is the Head of the Energy and Power Group (EPG) at the University of Oxford. The focus of the EPG is developing and commercialising sustainable energy technologies. Malcolm has active research programmes in the three sectors of domestic energy, transport and renewable generation.

Why do research on energy use?

Energy makes everything happen. Without electricity and other fuels, the economy wouldn’t produce goods and services, freight and people would stay in one place, and homes would be cold and dark.

Dunedin Television: Skip Laitner Interview

Skip Laitner is a resource economist based in Tucson, Arizona. He is in New Zealand for next week’s Energy Conference in Wellington, and in Dunedin to speak at the University of Otago and the Chamber of Commerce.

Skip Laitner gives seminar on ‘The Economic Imperative of Energy Efficiency’

John A. “Skip” Laitner is a resource economist based in Tucson, Arizona. In this talk, Skip looks at the constraint imposed on the global economy by the inefficient use of energy. During his visit he presented a seminar in which he discusses ways to improve the current level of efficiency and