|Australia’s Green Electricity Schemes – Costs and Benefits. Robert’s presentation will provide a timely review of the many Government initiated electricity green schemes including the Carbon Tax. His presentation will also cover the influence of markets and regulation on energy and network costs and how these need to be better managed.|
|Venue||Engineers Australia - Queensland Division 447 Upper Edward St, Brisbane, QLD|
|Date||Wednesday 7 November 2012 - 5.30pm for 6.00pm start|
|Non Members Cost||$10.00|
|Event Contact||Emily Yiannakis|
|Contact Phone||0419 044 871|
Dr Robert Barr of Electric Power Consulting provides specialised electrical engineering consulting services across all Australian states and territories and overseas. Robert's main clients include electricity supply companies, high voltage electricity customers, railway companies, federal, state & local governments, universities and other large energy users.
Robert is the National President of the Electric Energy Society of Australia and is a visiting Professor at Wollongong University. In addition to EESA membership, Robert is a Fellow of Engineers Australia, a member of Consult Australia, a member of the IEEE and a member of the EEA of New Zealand.
Dr Barr is the National Professional Electrical Engineer of the year for 2012. This award is given annually by the Electrical College Board of Engineers Australia to anoutstanding senior electrical engineer member of the College at the peak of his or her career. The award is designed to provide role models for younger members of the engineering profession.