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Burning up - What happens when we run out of energy?

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If you’ve opened your energy bill with a sense of dread in the last 12 months, you’re not alone. With energy prices soaring around the world, individuals and organisations alike have been left asking: how long can it go on like this?

Reliable access to affordable, sustainable energy is nothing new. Whether it's future-proofing energy supply or calculating the impact of human-driven climate change, access to affordable and sustainable energy has been a major issue for decades. So how can leaders inside and outside the energy sector best keep up, and plan for the secure future of this industry?

Hear from industry and academic experts as we explore the dynamics and volatility of energy markets, and how we could address energy access through technology and a resilient, renewable, decentralised energy system of the future.


  • Associate Professor Katja Ignatieva, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Business School
  • Ben Hutt, CEO & Managing Director, Evergen, AGSM MBA 2006

Find out more about Associate Professor Katja Ignatieva’s research here

Read: Energy crisis: why are electricity prices set to rise?

Read: Credit default swaps: how sector volatility spills into related markets

Read: When power prices spike and a whole state blacks out

The transcript and show notes can be found on our website here

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