Whether it's shifting focus in the energy mix, volatility in global commodity prices, significant regulatory reform, or disruption in the way we access and use resources; one thing remains constant – change. Keeping informed of these changes is a difficult and time consuming task.
In this video series, Ted Surette, KPMG Australia's Leader of Energy & Natural Resources, provides insight into industry issues and transformation that affects the resource sector.
Future success in the corporate world will be dependent upon businesses ability to embrace inclusion, diversity and generational change. Ted explores these themes from the 2018 KPMG Global Energy Conference in Houston, Texas.
Ted Talks To: Australia's role in Global Lithium Supply ChainFrom the world largest lithium mine in Western Australia, Ted explores the production process of Lithium spodumene and Australia's role in the global lithium supply chain.
From New Zealand’s North Island, Ted explores the usage of geothermal steam to produce 18 percent of the country’s energy needs.
Exploring the new energy world of storing electricity and its potential applications; Ted Surette checks in from BYD’s storage factory in China.
From the rooftop of a sporting complex in Brussels, Belgium; Ted Surette explores one of the countries largest PV arrays and further explores this shift in solar generation demand.
Surrounded by 30MW of wind powered generation, Ted Surette highlights similarities and differences between Canada and Australia energy generation mix and commitment to clean energy technologies.
From Nova Scotia Canada, Ted Surette examines tidal power generation and the role clean energy generation plays in reducing our carbon footprint.
From Houston, Ted Surette, KPMG Australia's Industry Leader – Energy & Natural Resources, provides his perspective on the KPMG Global Energy Conference and discusses cognitive computing within the sector.
Ted provides a snapshot of APPEA’s 2017 key themes. Standing on the floor of the exhibition centre, Ted discusses risks to Australian’s global competitiveness and the need for clear and stable national energy policies.
Ted Talks To: Are you ready for driverless vehicles?
In this video, Ted jumps on board a driverless bus in Darwin and gives insight into the technology and some of the benefits and challenges these trials face in Australian conditions.
South Australia Power Networks (SAPN) are developing and testing new technologies to provide lessons for the future design of the network. Ted provides his insights from the SAPN Innovation Centre.
Ted talks about energy and geo-political matters surrounding Brexit and the Trump Administration. Regina Mayor, KPMG Global Head for ENR comments on the business community's reaction arising from the change in energy direction and policies in the US.
Standing beside the waste management hopper, Ted Surette discusses what happens to the coffee grounds, take away coffee cups, food packaging and plastics. He explains how our personal actions make Bill's daily waste processing job easier.
KPMG's Ted Surette and Tim White discuss the new pricing reforms for water customers in Victoria and implications for businesses.
From the basement of the new International Towers in Sydney, Ted explains how Sydney Harbour helps deliver with energy and water sustainability actions. He covers: the central chilled plant, rainwater saving measures, and water recycling.
Barangaroo is one of the most significant waterfront transformation projects in the world. Ted Surette discusses innovations in energy sustainability adopted at the new International Towers in Sydney.
From Darwin, Ted Surette examines the award-winning Manymak Project that saw BEEBOX efficiency devices trialled in indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.
Ted explores why the natural ecosystem is important to Australia and the steps the Oil & Gas industry are taking to preserve it.
From the 2016 APPEA conference, Ted is joined by plenary speaker, KPMG US Energy & Natural Resources Leader, Regina Mayor. Regina reflects on key issues of the conference and the potential future of the energy sector.
Standing beside two types of electricity meters, Ted explains why network businesses are discussing with the Australian Energy Regulator changes to the nature and design of network tariffs.
With Darwin’s LNG projects as a backdrop, Ted examines the sheer magnitude of the Ichthys project. He is joined by KPMG Partner, David Howie, discussing the economic effect that large scale LNG projects have had on the development of infrastructure in the Northern Territory.
In Australia, overgrown trees interacting with power lines causes 1 in 4 power outages, and can lead to electrocutions and bushfires. Ted explores vegetation management and explains why unsightly tree pruning in your streets is an unavoidable maintenance issue.
Ted shares insights into the state of the resource sector at the start of 2016, drawing upon key themes and observations from the KPMG Global CEO Outlook – Energy Perspective.
Ted is in Queensland talking about electricity network reform, the impending merger of electricity providers, and the draft recommendations of the recent electricity pricing enquiry.
Ted explores the increase in demand for energy efficient and 100 percent electric vehicles, and the steps that the RAC in Western Australia have taken to make these technologies more accessible for consumers.
Ted is in Adelaide exploring the current trends of energy generation mix in South Australia, the state's reliance on existing troublesome infrastructure, the progress on the nuclear debate and he discovers that it has the highest ratio of renewable energy generation solutions in Australia.