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Event date: 6 August 2019 

In this Environmental Science Series event, we explored the science of renewable energy technologies, and their environmental impact. As we increase our use of renewable energy, developments in science and technology are key to helping us meet our targets, and achieve better outcomes for public health and the environment. 

Speaker bio: Dr Jill Cainey 

As a climate scientist working in energy, Jill is facilitating the transition to a low-carbon energy future. She brings a wealth of experience in working with electricity networks to address regulatory and market challenges that need to be resolved to support the reliable and resilient provision of sustainable electricity.

Speaker bio: Dr Andrea Hinwood

Dr Andrea Hinwood was appointed as Victoria's first Chief Environmental Scientist in 2017.

Dr Hinwood is an accomplished environmental scientist with specialist expertise in environmental exposures and human health.

Dr Hinwood was previously an Associate Professor at Edith Cowan University and held appointments as a member and Deputy Chair of the Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia and a sessional member of the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia. 

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Reviewed 21 August 2020