Renewable Energy Forum

Renewable Energy Forum

8 December, 2016 | Sydney

The Renewable Energy Forum brought together industry leaders from Spain and Australia, both from the private and public sectors, to discuss the key opportunities and challenges in connection with renewable energy in Australia.

Over 20 experts from the following organisations shared their insights:
  • Apogee Energy
  • ACCIONA Energy
  • ARENA (Australian Renewable Energy Agency)
  • Aurecon
  • Australian Energy Council
  • CEFC (Clean Energy Finance Corporation)
  • Clean Energy Regulator
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • DLA Piper
  • Elecnor
  • ENA (Energy Networks Australia)
  • FRV (Fotowatio Renewable Ventures)
  • Grattan Institute
  • Indra Australia
  • NSW Department of Industry
  • Polyglot Group
  • Trade Commission of Spain
  • Union Fenosa Wind Australia
  • Willis Towers Watson

The panels included:

Session 1:

Forward looking policy directions for the integration of renewable energy in Australia.

This panel session considered the issues for future policy planning in the renewable energy sector and in particular the coordination between State and Federal based renewable energy schemes.

Session 2:

The challenge of integrating high levels of renewable energy into the national grid.

This panel session focused on the major technical challenges that need to be solved for the smooth integration of high levels of renewable energy into the grid and what States can learn from experiences across Australia.

Session 3:

Risk mitigation in renewable energy projects.

This session focused on the mitigation strategies in relation to key risks in renewable energy projects.

Session 4:

Investing trends in Renewable Energy.

This panel discussed investing in the clean energy sector and how technological innovation and new disruptive business models impact the future growth of clean energy in Australia.


Event sponsored by:                               Event panel sponsor:

Commonwealth Bank                               

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