Welcome to the Victorian Vernier Society Inc.
The Victorian Vernier Society seeks to inform the wider community about the value of engineering and manufacturing in Australia.
The Vernier Foundation has been formed to promote and attract the interest of young people to engineering and assist in their training and education.
Membership is open to individuals and organisations who care passionately about the future of manufacturing in Australia.
On the 25th of May at 1:45pm Queensland Coal and gas were generating about 5,300 MW out of a total of 7,500 MW. Then Unit 2 at Callide C exploded taking 400 MW of generation off the Queensland grid. Immediately its twin also disconnected, whether due to damage or safety reasons is not clear. However […]
After seeing all the commentary about the risks of power shortages when Yallourn closes, let’s examine the numbers. Victoria and South Australia currently have a significant excess power generation capacity. In the last six months Victoria’s net exports were 2,300 GWh, roughly 40% the output of Yallourn while its gas plants only ran at 5% […]
While I am not attempting to downplay findings that sea level rise is happening faster than expected, last year was yet another equal hottest year, methane emissions are climbing etc, here are some things that are happening which are hopeful signs; Regenerative or restorative agriculture is already a major priority in China and is becoming […]
Just to cheer you up a bit, this is focused more on Australia: It is an edited extract from my end of year speech to the Victorian Vernier Society As far as I am aware, no members of our group or their families have had significant health impacts from Covid. In some parts of the […]