Matching Demand with Renewable Energy
Overview: An interrogation of the energy demand and wind profiles in South Australia, integration issues, network balancing and energy storage
Speaker: Catherine Way, Industry Development Manager, RenewablesSA, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy.
RenewablesSA is the SA Government’s investment and innovation support agency for the renewable energy industry. Catherine’s role involves working with renewable energy providers to overcome barriers to investment, working to attract new investors to the state, policy and working to leverage Commonwealth funding for new renewable energy projects. Catherine previously worked with BHP Billiton as a Sustainability Advisor on the Olympic Dam Expansion Project
Sustainability: A Business Opportunity
Overview: It is essential that companies embrace sustainability, however this is not just about complying and saving, but also about the business opportunities that exist and the ever increasing investment in clean technology
Speaker: John O’Brien BA(Oxon), MSc, MBA, GAICD, CPEng, MIEAust.
John is the founder and Managing Director of Australian CleanTech and has advised numerous organisations on securing or making cleantech investments. He also publishes both the Australian CleanTech Index and the annual Australian Cleantech Review, and has published a series of essays titled Opportunities Beyond Carbon. He is a board member of cleantech companies and on various councils on climate change and innovation.