Energy Insiders Podcast: Oliver Yates and what the public doesn’t know

Energy Insiders Podcast: Oliver Yates and what the public doesn’t know

Former CEFC boss Oliver Yates joins Energy Insiders to talk about the lessons he learned from his recent Kooyong campaign and why the renewables sector needs to get its messaging right.

Mr Coal, or Eco Warrior? Frydenberg’s climate hypocrisy won’t fool voters

Mr Coal, or Eco Warrior? Frydenberg’s climate hypocrisy won’t fool voters

Today, into my letter box, arrived a thick, taxpayer funded letter, from Josh Frydenberg – federal Treasurer and member for the inner Melbourne electorate of Kooyong. More : climate change , election , environment , Josh Frydenberg , Oliver Yates.

Solar+saffron experiment could pave the path to more dual-use farms

Solar+saffron experiment could pave the path to more dual-use farms

The Center for Saffron Research & Development at the University of Vermont (UVM) started growing the lucrative crop of its namesake underneath solar panels about a year ago after Steve Yates, project director at local solar EPC Peck Solar , approached the center with an idea and some money.

Energy Insiders Podcast: Oliver Yates takes on Josh Frydenberg

Energy Insiders Podcast: Oliver Yates takes on Josh Frydenberg

Yates, who headed the $10 billion CEFC at its inception and for five years, and who resisted Coalition government attempts to close it down or divert its funds, says Frydenberg – now the deputy Liberal leader and the former environment and energy minister, had plenty of chances to act on climate, and energy, but failed.

Yates joint independent push to dethrone Coalition’s climate and energy failures

Yates joint independent push to dethrone Coalition’s climate and energy failures

(AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Former Clean Energy Finance Corporation boss Oliver Yates has thrown his hat into the political ring, taking on Treasurer and deputy Liberal Party leader Josh Frydenberg in the traditionally safe seat of Kooyong, as the architects of the Coalition’s disastrous climate and energy policy continue to be targeted by strong independents.