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Christchurch, New Zealand - 
 Critical Peak Demand

Christchurch, New Zealand - Critical Peak Demand

Details  The critical peak demand in Christchurch is in the winter evenings and mornings. The winter air pollution greatly exceeds health standards due to wood burning in about 10% of households. The peak loads are predominantly residential.  More than 40% of housing stock has no insulation. Aside from wood, household end-uses are almost exclusively electric. Electricity prices have been rising substantially. There are several scenarios that could improve security and help to manage costs, but there are also some surprising shift projects that have come out of considering this wicked problem.Tags    Energy Transition   
Engineer Associate Members

Engineer Associate Members

Details  Gain recognition for awareness of sustainability issues, renewable energy, recycling, and energy efficiency. Associates are in training to learn the Transition Engineering approach and are willing to work in teams on wicked problems and to carry out down-shift projects. 

Candidates for Engineering Associate Membership include:
Engineering Students in any discipline 
Engineers wanting to learn the Transition Engineering Approach
Engineer Members

Engineer Members

Details  Gain recognition for your Education, Experience and Competencies in the Transition Engineering approach and being able to work through wicked problems and innovate down-shift projects.
Grenoble Transition Workshop

Grenoble Transition Workshop

Date  July 02, 2018Details  A major forward-looking research program is being developed with the City of Grenoble, the universities, and local companies. As part of the development phase of the program, a workshop was held to work through the Transition Engineering vision of the future and discoveries of disruptive opportunities as carried out by Jeremy Pascal and Susan Krumdieck.
Honesty

Honesty

Details  We have a big problem with honesty. The world is counting on us for technology solutions to the problems of global warming and dependence on fossil fuels. These problems are the unintended consequence of successful technology. We are all too eager to participate in rather delusional enterprises like ocean thermal energy, carbon capture and storage and hydrogen and fuel cells. Now we will be honest with society about the fact that there are no solutions, only hard choices and big changes.