The top 5 smart energy webinars

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Since October 2017, the Smart Energy Council has delivered over 35 webinars to over 8,500 people. This is a list of our top 5 - by attendance and on-demand views.

The top 5 smart energy webinars










COVID-19 and the Household/Commercial Solar and Battery Storage Market Webinar

The Smart Energy Council held this FREE panel webinar on Thursday 19 March from 10:00–11:10 AM (AEDT).

“Confidence and communication through this crisis are absolutely critical.” – John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council

Watch this webinar to:
- Hear directly from people at the coalface.
- Get the latest market analysis – impacts on supply and demand.
- Find out what’s in store over the next 6 months.
- Help your business survive the next 6 months.

Thank you again to special guests:

Click on the visual below to watch.


Renewable PPAs Webinar

Held in partnership with the Business Renewables Centre, find out everything you need to know about Power Purchase Agreements in this webinar.

Agenda and Presenters:

  • Understanding Renewable PPAs - Chair - Jackie McKeon, Program Director,  Business Renewables Centre
  • State of the PPA Market – Jonathan Prendergast, Technical Director, Business Renewables Centre
  • PPAs a developers perspective – Jason Willoughby, CEO, CWP Renewables
  • PPAs a buyers perspective – Jomo Owusu, Director Infrastructure Advisory, EY
  • John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council.

Click on the visual below to watch.

500% Renewables Webinar

Conducted by the Smart Energy Council on 27 November 2019.

The webinar provided a great outline of the latest views on the role of renewables in Australia's energy future including the opportunities to combine our mineral resources with our excellent renewable energy endowment to make metals without carbon emissions.

Special thanks to leading renewable energy thought leaders and guest presenters:

  • Oliver Yates, Bronze Boar Investments – 500% Renewables;
  • Vanessa Petrie, CEO, Beyond Zero Emissions – Decarbonising Heavy Industry;
  • Michael Lord, Melbourne University Energy Transition Hub – Zero Emissions Metal;
  • John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council.

Click on the visual below to watch.

Intro to Hydrogen Webinar

Conducted by the Smart Energy Council on 30 October 2019.

The Webinar – Intro to H2: Hydrogen's role in the economy – provided a great outline of the role of hydrogen, how we can use it, and the massive benefits that this zero-emissions fuel can deliver for Australia.

Thank you again to our Guest Presenters:

Click on the visual below to watch the webinar. Please forgive the technical difficulties between 37:55-39:34.

Be sure to check out Siemens' Hydrogen Solutions Website for more information about how hydrogen will fit into our economy!


Australian Battery Performance Standard - Webinar 2

10:30am - 11:20am (AEST), Thu 20 June 2019


  • Wayne Smith, Smart Energy Council
  • Felix Liebrich, DNV GL
  • Nishad Mendis, DNV GL
  • Dr Anand Bhatt, CSIRO

Click on the visual below to watch.


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This project is funded by ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program and the Victorian Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund.

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