Battery of the Nation: Tasmania’s Role in Australia’s Future Power System

Join us to learn about the crucial role Tasmania can play in supporting the national electric grid.
Battery of the Nation: Tasmania’s Role in Australia’s Future Power System

Overview

Not one, but two links to mainland Australia! The Battery of the Nation initiative is about investigating and developing a pathway of future development opportunities in renewable energy.

Join us to learn about the crucial role Tasmania can play in supporting the national electric grid.

Speakers

Bess Clark: General Manager, Project Marinus

Bess Clark

Bess is the General Manager of TasNetworks’ Project Marinus, investigating further Bass Strait electricity interconnection – Marinus Link. Previously Bess was General Manager of TasNetworks’ Strategy and Stakeholder Relations team, and in leadership roles at Transend, Tasmania’s former transmission business. Bess started her professional career at Sydney Water in a range of projects, stakeholder and government relations roles. This included managing Sydney Water’s operations for the 2000 Olympics and a secondment to the Office of the Minister for Planning, Housing, Sydney Water and Hunter Water.

Stephen Clark: Technical and Economic Leader, TasNetworks

Stephen Clark

As technical and economic lead Stephen’s role is to oversee the design and integration of Marinus Link into the power systems at each end. On the economic side, he’s looking at the cost/benefit analysis of a second link. In his youth, Stephen was a self-described social rock climber –an interest that led to him successfully climbing to the top of the Organ Pipes on Mt Wellington!

Cameron Potter - Battery of the Nation Future Energy, Market Strategist

Cameron Potter
A passion for data driven decision making and being at the edge of new technology has driven Cameron’s career. Cameron has championed risk-driven analysis of renewable energy, power system integration studies, and research and product development related to wind and solar energy modelling for commercial and/or government purposes. Cameron is now the Future Energy Market Strategist for the Battery of the Nation initiative.

Date
12 / 09 / 2019 - 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
(
AEST
)
Registration Closes
12 / 09 / 2019 05:00 pm
Venue
Level 31, 600 Bourke Street
Melbourne
,
Victoria
,
3000
Cost
Registration
  • Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Society Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $0.00 ($0.00 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
Key Speaker(s)
Stephen Clark, Bess Clark, Cameron Potter
Host(s)
Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA) Victorian Chapter and Electrical College - Victoria Branch (ECVB)
Event Contact
Maximum CPD Hours
2