Ted Talks To: video blog series

Ted Talks To: video blog series

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.

Industry Leader, Energy & Natural Resources

KPMG Australia


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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.

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Ted Talks To: New approach to pricing water in Victoria

KPMG's Ted Surette and Tim White discuss the new pricing reforms for water customers in Victoria and implications for businesses.

Ted Talks To: Water Sustainability solutions at Barangaroo South

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.

Ted Talks To: Energy sustainability solutions from Barangaroo South rooftop

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.


Ted Talks To: Energy Efficiency in Indigenous East Arnhem Land

From Darwin, Ted Surette examines the award-winning Manymak Project that saw BEEBOX efficiency devices trialled in indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.


Ted Talks To: Ningaloo Reef – Why is it important?

Ted explores why the natural ecosystem is important to Australia and the steps the Oil & Gas industry are taking to preserve it.


Ted Talks To: Oil & Gas with Regina Mayor

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.


Ted Talks To: Network Tariff Reform Implementation

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.


Ted Talks To: LNG and Developments in the Top End

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.


Ted Talks To: Vegetation Management in our Streets

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 Talks To: 2016 Energy & Natural Resources industry insights and trends

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 Talks To: Queensland Network Reform

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 Talks To: Energy Disruption in Western Australia

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 Talks To: Energy Generation Mix in South Australia

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.

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