Tag Archives: Jevons Paradox

Transforming our electricity networks

Facing rising demands with limited resources, we’re being forced to become more clever with wired energy. [8 January 2013 | Peter Boyer] It’s in the air, in the ocean, pretty well everywhere. It’s part of nature’s fundamental forces, as old … Continue reading

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Energy conservation: the only game in town

Paper given at Climate Action Hobart forum, “Tasmania’s Energy Future” [Peter Boyer | 30 March 2011] Half a century ago, a seminar about Tasmania’s energy future would have been a pretty predictable affair. Eric Reece [Premier through the 1960s], Alan … Continue reading

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