Dec. 12, 2020

Will Rayward-Smith | From carbon fail to climate success in four steps

Will Rayward-Smith | From carbon fail to climate success in four steps

Will Rayward-Smith show us how he has been identifying and changing carbon failures across Australia. If you want to hear how he does this and why we are the generation this is a talk you must watch. Using his methodology: Identifying, asking why, really why, playing with possibilities, and implementing Will managed to bring the first transferable solar farm to Australia, reducing the consumption of diesel and the cost for mining villages. He is now asking us to use his insights and become the generation that will change climate change. Are you ready to accept the call? Watch this talk to find out. As a Director at Deloitte, Will is a trusted advisor to industry and government on decarbonisation, clean technology and new energy. He works to accelerate the transition to net zero, unlocking the most significant opportunities and realising the benefits for people and planet.

Will was previously Founder and General Manager of SunSHIFT, enabling the uptake of renewable energy by large off-grid energy users such as remote communities, construction sites and mines. Achievements at SunSHIFT include delivering the world's largest relocatable solar farm, Australia's first hybridisation of an off-grid gas power plant and record breaking construction speeds.

Will has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge and has previously worked for Arup, the UK Government’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Azuri Technologies. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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