gippstech

Gippsland New Energy Conference Report and Recommendations 2023

The Gippsland New Energy Conference GNEC23 played a pivotal role in catalysing opportunities in renewable power for the Gippsland region. Through developing networks and building on International experience, GNEC explored the pathways to job creation, and the development of a robust renewable energy supply chain without avoiding the difficult conversations regarding transmission routes and finding …

Gippsland New Energy Conference Report and Recommendations 2023 Read More »

DR JARRA HICKS

FOUNDING DIRECTOR OF THE COMMUNITY POWER AGENCY Dr Jarra Hicks is the Founding Director of the Community Power Agency. With 10 year’s experience in community energy in both Australia and overseas, Jarra’s expertise spans community engagement, business models, facilitation, policy development and partnership building. She has worked as a project manager on the ground, as …

DR JARRA HICKS Read More »

BRENDAN CONDON

DIRECTOR, THE CAPE SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY, CAPE PATTERSON Brendan Condon is an innovative sustainability leader who works on the design and construction of a diverse range of sustainability projects across Australia, including being Director of the Cape Sustainable Community in Cape Patterson. He employs over 100 staff working on the design and construction of sustainable carbon …

BRENDAN CONDON Read More »

STAN KRPAN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE, SOLAR VICTORIA As CEO of Solar Victoria, Stan is responsible for the delivery of the Victorian Government’s flagship $1.3 billion Solar Homes Program, as well as new initiatives including the Solar for Business Program, Home Heating and Cooling Upgrades and Zero Emissions Vehicle Subsidies.   Prior to this, Stan was the CEO of …

STAN KRPAN Read More »

DR. GRAEME BEARDSMORE

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE Dr Graeme Beardsmore is recognised as one of the foremost authorities on geothermal energy in Australia. He earned his PhD in Geophysics from Monash University in 1996, specialising in measuring and modelling temperature and heat flow in the crust, and began working in the geothermal energy sector shortly afterwards. …

DR. GRAEME BEARDSMORE Read More »

CHIRSTO VAN NIEKERK

GENERAL MANAGER AGL LOY LANG Christo van Niekerk joined AGL in 2021 as the General Manager at Loy Yang and brings to the organisation more than 34 years of experience in the Electricity Generation industry, 31 of which  was spent working in various areas of South Africa’s State Electricity Utility Eskom. Christo began his career …

CHIRSTO VAN NIEKERK Read More »

BEN FURGUSON

DIRECTOR OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY ZONES DEVELOPMENT BRANCH, DELWP Ben Ferguson is Director of the Renewable Energy Zones Development Branch at the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.  Ben has held senior roles in the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments, Deloitte Access Economics and the Business Council of Australia focussed on energy, water, climate …

BEN FURGUSON Read More »

CHRIS BOWEN

MINISTER FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY Chris grew up in Smithfield in Western Sydney, attending Smithfield Public School and St Johns Park High School. He graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics. He has also a Master’s Degree in International Relations and a Diploma in Modern Languages (Bahasa Indonesia). He joined …

CHRIS BOWEN Read More »

TONY WOOD

ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE PROGRAM DIRECTOR, GRATTAN INSTITUTE Tony has been Director of the Grattan Institute’s Energy Program since 2011 after 14 years working at Origin Energy in senior executive roles. From 2009 to 2014 he was also Program Director of Clean Energy Projects at the Clinton Foundation, advising governments in the Asia-Pacific region on …

TONY WOOD Read More »

Scroll to Top