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  • Why has IMF downgraded Australia’s economic growth?

    Why has IMF downgraded Australia’s economic growth?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Australian National University Professor Warwick Mckibbin after the International Monetary Fund has downgraded Australia’s economic growth forecasts amid slowing global growth. Ross Greenwood: I want to take you now to the economy and indeed these forecasts from overnight. As I’d said, the International Monetary Fund downgrading global growth but also downgrading […]Read More »
  • Is Nuclear the answer to Australia’s energy crisis?

    Is Nuclear the answer to Australia’s energy crisis?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Australia’s Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation former chairman Ziggy Switkowski, who led the Howard government’s review of nuclear power in 2006 , says today traditional nuclear power plant no longer has a place in Australia but there is an opportunity for a smaller nuclear power generator Interview with: Ziggy Switkowski, Former Chairman, […]Read More »
  • How to avoid blackouts this summer

    How to avoid blackouts this summer

    Ross Greenwood speaks to AEMO CEO Audrey Zilberman who says there needs to be a change to the power grid in order to avoid blackouts in the summertime. Ross Greenwood: One of the things that we have told you time and again in Australia is we don’t have enough power at the right time because […]Read More »
  • Could this man buy Liddell?

    Could this man buy Liddell?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Alinta Energy and Delta Energy CEO of Trevor St Baker who has expressed interest as a potential buyer of AGL Energy’s Liddell coal plant in NSW as it prepares to close in a few years. Interview with: Trevor St Baker, CEO, Alinta and Delta Energy Image source: 2GBRead More »
  • Will Gold keep booming?

    Will Gold keep booming?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Association of Mining and Exploration Companies CEO Warren Pearce after the price of gold is at record levels, now worth more than $2000 an ounce. Ross Greenwood: One reason why this has taken place effectively is because China and Russia are trying to exchange right now US government bonds and securities […]Read More »
  • Why has the price of Iron Ore boomed?

    Why has the price of Iron Ore boomed?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to ANZ Senior Commodity Analyst Daniel Hines as the rising price of iron ore is providing an economic boom for Australia, its largest exporter. Ross Greenwood:  Great to have your company here on Money News going right around Australia. Look, hindsight being hindsight, you won’t know this but when in January 2016, […]Read More »
  • What’s the difference in energy policies for Labor and the Coaltion?

    What’s the difference in energy policies for Labor and the Coaltion?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Director of the energy program at the Grattan Institute, Tony Wood, about what the key differences are in between Labor’s and the Coalition’s energy policies Ross Greenwood: All right. I want to take you to a Budget 2000 rather a budget. I’m going crazy. Election 2019 called today by the Prime […]Read More »
  • Should a coal-fired power station upgrade be underwritten by the government?

    Should a coal-fired power station upgrade be underwritten by the government?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Delta Energy’s Chairman Trevor St Baker after a NSW coal-fired power station is among a dozen projects considered to be underwritten by the federal government, in order to maintain a reliable power supply. Ross Greenwood: Before we start on today’s Money News podcast I want to tell you about a show […]Read More »
  • Is gas the answer to our energy crisis?

    Is gas the answer to our energy crisis?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to former CEO of Santos, John Ellice-Flint about why opening gas reserves and creating gas pipelines in the south and north of the Country, could be the answer to our energy crisis. Ross Greenwood: Great to have your company here on Money News right around Australia. For a long time, we’ve told […]Read More »
  • Is Snowy Hydro 2.0 a waste of taxpayer money?

    Is Snowy Hydro 2.0 a waste of taxpayer money?

    Ross Greenwood speaks to Frontier Economics Danny Price who says the government’s announcement of spending more than a billion dollars on the Snowy Hydro 2.0 scheme is a “waste of taxpayer money” Ross Greenwood:  Welcome back to Money News right around the country. Well, as expected, the government today announced that they will commit at […]Read More »

List of FAQ “Energy” questions with links to articles. Listen Read Watch to Ross Greenwood interviews with industry experts.

Are coal-fired power stations uneconomical? Rob HendersonTitled: Are coal-fired power stations uneconomical? Rob Henderson
Can two billionaires solve the energy crisis?Titled: Can two billionaires solve the energy crisis?
Does the Treasurer have a plan to lower your energy bills?Interview with Scott Morrison, Treasurer
Gas shortage? Josh FrydenbergInterview with Josh Frydenberg, Energy and Environment Minister
Has the Government introduced an emissions trading scheme?Interview with Andrew Dillon, CEO, Energy Networks Australia
How can energy prices increase by 150 percent?Interview with Dennis Skinner, CEO, Cabramatta Leagues Club
How can we do it sensibly, while ensuring that they maintain their reliabilityInterview with Peter Coleman, CEO Woodside
How do they try and reconcile that against the profit that AGL makesInterview with Andy Vesey, Chief Executive of AGL Energy
How do we become an exporter when we can’t even supply to our own peopleInterview with Den Tucker, Managing Director of DM Plastics and Steel
How do we get the most out of themInterview with Peter Coleman, CEO Woodside
How much do you want to spendInterview with Peter Coleman, CEO Woodside
How much energy they use Interview with Andy Vesey, Chief Executive of AGL Energy
How much exploration is actually going onInterview with Graeme Bethune, CEO, EnergyQuest
How much greenhouse gases we can emitInterview with Mark Collette, Executive of Energy at EnergyAustralia
How much of a gas shortfall is there?Interview with Dr. Malcolm Roberts, CEO, Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Ass
How much you spent on energyInterview with Mike Kane, CEO, Boral
How to give an outside view on this projectInterview with Jenny Hill, Mayor of Townsville
Is Snowy Hydro 2.0 viable?Interview with Danny Price, Frontier Economics
What are your bills thenInterview with Den Tucker, Managing Director of DM Plastics and Steel
What can be the highest priceInterview with Paul Geason, Managing Director, Momentum Energy
What do I say to Terrance in this situationInterview with Paul Geason, Managing Director, Momentum Energy
What do the politicians say when you say, “Listen,Interview with Den Tucker, Managing Director of DM Plastics and Steel
What do you mean? Is it the power stations haven’t been built Interview with Mark Collette, Executive of Energy at EnergyAustralia
What gives the right to those with market power to profit?Interview with Rod Sims, Chairman, ACCC
What happens is the residual wasteInterview with Ian Malouf,CEO of Dial a Dump
What happens with consumersInterview with Mike Kane, CEO, Boral
What is an essential need in livingInterview with Jack de Groot, St. Vincent de Paul
What is being promoted by legislation by the government and by the EPAInterview with Ian Malouf,CEO of Dial a Dump
What is expected to happen to the population of AustraliaInterview with Mike Kane, CEO, Boral
What is it? Is it the outlook statement?Interview with Paul O’Malley, CEO BlueScope Steel
Where do you put that place the blame, for thInterview with Paul O’Malley, CEO BlueScope Steel
Where does most of that profit increase come fromInterview with Andy Vesey, Chief Executive of AGL Energy
Where does the blame lieInterview with Mike Kane, CEO, Boral
Who can join the W.A. Gold Fever?Interview with George Sakalidis, Magnetic Resources Management, Managing Director
Who can’t pay. They give them a handout, a voucher, $50Interview with Jack de Groot, St. Vincent de Paul
Who has helped to build EnergyAustraliaInterview with Mark Collette, Executive of Energy at EnergyAustralia
Why are we doing that? Why have we had power stations shut Interview with Mark Collette, Executive of Energy at EnergyAustralia
Why did coal-fired power stations close in South AustraliaInterview with Matthew Warren, CEO, Australian Energy Council
Why did coal-fired power stations close in South Australia?Titled: Why did coal-fired power stations close in South Australia?
Why do we have a gas shortage?Interview with Graeme Bethune, CEO, EnergyQuest
Will Liddell closure put our power at risk?Interview with Matthew Warren, CEO, Australian Energy Council
Will the new energy plan work?Interview with Matthew Warren, CEO, Australian Energy Council
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