Live Streaming Event

Live on Zoom tonight: Q&A with Dr Lex Fullarton

Tonight we will be playing a pre-recorded presentation by Dr Lex Fullarton via Zoom platform and then having a live Q&A session immediately following that.

6:00 PM   Introduction & Video presentation
6:30 PM   Q&A
The Q&A will be moderated by Ian Porter (SEN) and our panel includes:
Dr Lex Fullarton, Adjunct Professor at Curtin Law School and solar farmer;
Steve Beyer, Director of Portfolio Strategic Projects Office, Department of Transport, Government Western Australia;
Chris Jones, Secretary of Australian Electric Vehicle Association.


To join the zoom meeting click this link.

Use this passcode to get in:
Passcode: 957-821

Meeting ID: 869-5727-1786
Please mute your microphone unless you have been invited to ask a question in person. Questions and comments can be made in the chat box and our moderator will direct them to the panelists.

For those who wish, the prerecorded presentation is also available on demand at YouTube. You may find the image and audio quality is better using that platform. Please do join us at 6:30 PM on Zoom for the live Q&A on Zoom though.

Dr Lex Fullarton is well qualified in taxation law, and considers what is likely to happen to future motor vehicle fuel excises with an increase in the number of electric vehicles on Australia roads, the impact of rising self-generated electricity from renewable energy sources, and how that energy might be used to power electric vehicles in the future. He refers to his own case study of a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) owned by the solar farm project, where he found that unless motor vehicles are charged from independent electricity sources, such as dispersed, embedded solar pv installations, little is saved in the way of greenhouse gas emissions. The case study demonstrates the 'triple bottom line' of economic, social and environmentally sustainable industry.

Dr Fullarton is also designer and builder of WA's first privately owned, commercial solar farm, the Solex Carnarvon Solar Farm. That project has an integrated ice-works to demonstrate how solar energy can be applied in industry. Its purpose is to demonstrate the commercial application and viability of solar energy harvesting in a practical commercial and industrial setting. Situated on the edge of a rural/urban area it produces a commercial product without and negative impact to the environment in any way whatsoever. Lex has championed the cause of renewable energy ever since. More about Dr Lex's solar farm and ice factory here on our Facebook page.

Please log in online to the Live Event page at 6pm 27 July to watch Dr Fullarton's presentation, and then a live streaming of a Q & A session with Ian Porter, Chair of SEN. 

The presentation is also available here :

Dr Lex Fullarton is an Adjunct Profess or at Curtin Law School and has a

PhD in Taxation Law (UNSW), M Com (Curtin), FIPA, FFA, CTA, MAICD, AREI

WHEN :  July 27, 2020 at 6pm - 7pm

WHERE : Online

Also note SEN submission to the Wholesale Electricity Market Rule Change Committee is downloadable as a PDF here.

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