Author: Peter J Knight

Bradfield Revisited

The 1938 Bradfield Scheme’s basic concept was simple: take the excess river water flowing to the sea in northern Queensland and divert it inland for irrigation. The cost was too great and the technology of tunnelling through mountains was under-developed. Bradfield’s concept may be achievable today by other means. No tunnel is needed and electricity […]

Australian Energy and Prosperity: Profit and Jobs from Zero Emissions

Executive Summary Australia has the opportunity to become the first 100% renewable, 100% reliable, lowest cost energy, and zero emissions country in the world. Prof Ross Garnaut’s concepts are affirmed and extended. Australia has vast areas of cheap outback land with intense sunlight for solar renewable electricity. PNG has enormous reliable hydroelectric potential and NZ […]

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