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Hydrogen Hubs – FRI 25 JUN 2020

Detailed Market Review: How is the industry performing? – FRI 22 MAY 2020

Capital Raising for Solar and Storage Projects – WED 20 MAY 2020

100% Smart Energy Communities – FRI 15 MAY 2020

Solar and Storage on all Public Buildings – FRI 1 MAY 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on Global Smart Energy – WED 29 APR 2020

Virtual Power Plants using Solar and Batteries Webinar – FRI 17 APR 2020

Australian Battery Performance Standard – Webinar 4 – WED 15 APR 2020

Accessing the Instant Asset Write-off Program – THU 9 APR 2020

Australian Government Stimulus Packages Explained – WED 8 APR 2020

Essential Market Updates from your Smart Energy Experts – FRI 3 APR 2020

Infection Control in the Field for Smart Energy Workers – WED 1 APR 2020

COVID-19 and the Household/Commercial Solar and Battery Storage Market Webinar – THU 19 MAR 2020

The Hydrogen Transition Pathway – WED 11 MAR 2020

Renewable PPAs Webinar - FRI 6 MAR 2020

Australian Battery Performance Standard - Webinar 3 - THU 12 DEC 2019

500% Renewables - WED 27 NOV 2019

Intro to Hydrogen - WED 30 OCT 2019

Smart Energy Risk Management - FRI 6 SEP 2019

High Voltage is Stopping Solar Special Webinar - THU 5 SEP 2019

Emergency Webinar Viictorian Solar - MON 5 AUG 2019

Viictorian Solar Homes Program - Next Steps Webinar - THU 17 JUL 2019

Australian Battery Performance Standard - Webinar 2 - THU 20 JUN 2019

Asset Operations in Australia: How To Monitor and Steer Solar Plant Performance

Australian Utility-scale Solar Market and O&M Best Practice

Smart Energy and the Climate Emergency Webinar


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Hydrogen Hubs

Hydrogen Australia presents the first episode of the 'Building the Australian Hydrogen Industry' webinar series, in partnership with DNV GL.

This is a recording of the webinar on 'Hydrogen Hubs' held on Thursday, 25 June from 12.00-1.00 pm.

Hear from industry experts:

A focussed discussion on one of the significant projects resulting from the National Hydrogen Strategy, and the progress of sector-coupling in Australia.

We examined: the benefits of concentrating the build-up of new infrastructure and combining it with multiple offtake pathways, the potential to reduce MLFs by placing high energy demand centres near generation assets and other opportunities in FCAS and FFR markets.

Examination of opportunities in electrolyser manufacturing, as well as relevant safety and training programs, also with discussion on potential government support measures to accelerate the growth of the industry.

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Detailed Market Review: How is the industry performing?

This is a recording of the Smart Energy Council Webinar 'Detailed Market Review: How is the industry performing?,' held 22 May 2020. This is the final installment of the Smart Energy Council's 'Commercial PV & Storage' Series, made possible by our partners: Discover Energy, Growatt, Solplanet by AISWEI, Solis, and ACT Renewables Hub.

In this webinar we conduct a market deep dive, focusing on the status of current market to determine how the industry is actually performing amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

Thanks again to our speakers:

Watch the video by clicking the thumbnail below, or click here.

For Discover Energy General inquiries, please contact:
Me Me Ong
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0468 960 756

For VPP inquiries, please contact:
Manbeena Sethi
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0422 424 064


Capital Raising for Solar and Storage Projects

This is a recording of the Smart Energy Council Webinar 'Capital Raising for Solar and Storage Projects' held on 20 May 2020. This is the fourth installment of the Smart Energy Council's 'Commercial PV & Storage' Series, made possible by our partners: Growatt, Solis, Discover Energy, ACT Renewables Hub.

Learn from project developers, financiers and investors in this webinar where we examine the capital raising process and discus how to attract investment for Solar and Storage projects.

Hear from industry experts:

Watch the video by clicking the thumbnail below, or click here.


100% Smart Energy Communities

This is a recording of the Smart Energy Council Webinar '100% Smart Energy Communities,' held 15 May 2020. This is the fourth installment of the Smart Energy Council's 'Commercial PV & Storage' Series, made possible by our partners: Discover Energy, Growatt, Solplanet by AISWEI, Solis, and ACT Renewables Hub.

Hear case studies from small to large scale; learn how to power a town, a community, or a state with 100% renewable power!

Thanks again to our speakers:

Watch the video by clicking the thumbnail below, or click here.

For Discover Energy General inquiries, please contact:
Me Me Ong
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0468 960 756

For VPP inquiries, please contact:
Manbeena Sethi
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0422 424 064


Solar and Storage on all Public Buildings

This is a recording of the Smart Energy Council Webinar 'Solar and Storage on all Public Buildings' held on 1 May 2020. This is the third installment of the Smart Energy Council's 'Commercial PV & Storage' Series, made possible by our partners: Growatt, Solis, Discover Energy, ACT Renewables Hub.

Every school, hospital, emergency services building should have access to solar and storage to save money and provide energy security. This is the third installment of the Smart Energy Council's 'Commercial PV & Storage' Series, made possible by our partners: Growatt, Solis and ACT Renewables Hub.

In this webinar we cover:

  • A plan to put Solar and Storage on all public buildings
  • Creating smart energy buildings using stimulus packages
  • Advocacy priorities to grow the industry

Hear from industry experts:

Watch by clicking the thumbnail below, or click here. Presentations are also available here.


The impact of COVID-19 on Global Smart Energy

This is a recording of the Smart Energy Council's 'The impact of COVID-19 on Global Smart Energy' held on 29 April 2020. This is the third installment of the Smart Energy Council's 'Commercial PV & Storage' Series, made possible by our partners: Discover Energy, Growatt, Solplanet, Solis, and ACT Renewables Hub.

Hear from industry experts from around the world:

Watch the webinar by clicking the thumbnail below, or click here. Videos for the individual presenters are available here.

For Discover Energy General inquiries, please contact:
Me Me Ong
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0468 960 756

For VPP inquiries, please contact:
Manbeena Sethi
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0422 424 064


Virtual Power Plants using Solar and Batteries Webinar

This is a recording of the Smart Energy Council Webinar 'Virtual Power Plants using Solar and Batteries' held on 17 April 2020. This is the second installment of the Smart Energy Council's 'Commercial PV & Storage' Series, made possible by our partners: Growatt, Solis, Discover Energy, ACT Renewables Hub.

Thanks again to our panellists:
- Ian Gittus, Strategic Development Manager, Discover Energy
- Alex Georgiou, Founder and CEO, ShineHub
- Vinod Tiwari, Global Head of Business Development, Power Ledger
- John Grimes, Chief Executive, Smart Energy Council.

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For Discover Energy General inquiries, please contact:
Me Me Ong
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0468 960 756

For VPP inquiries, please contact:
Manbeena Sethi
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0422 424 064


Australian Battery Performance Standard – Webinar 4

This is a recording of the 4th Australian Battery Performance Standard Webinar, held on 15 April 2020 to discuss the status of this important industry project.

Feedback is still being sought for this project and the review window has been extended to the end of April, specifically for the Draft Standard and Draft Best Practice Guide.

If you have any comments or suggested edits, please e-mail Government Relations Manager, Wayne Smith at: [email protected]

Presenters:

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

 

For more project information, please visit: https://www.dnvgl.com/cases/australian-battery-performance-testing-standard-project-abps-project--143069

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


Accessing the Instant Asset Write-off Program

This FREE panel webinar on Australian Government’s Instant Asset Write-off program was held on April 9 2020. This webinar was made possible with the suppport of our partners: Growatt, Solis and the ACT Renewables Hub.

What was covered:

  • Overview of Instant Asset Write-off Program
  • Benefit of Instant Asset Write-off Program for Commercial Solar and Storage Industry
  • Customer perspective
     

From industry experts:
12.00pm Introductory comments - John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council
12.05pm Outline of the Instant Asset Write-off Program - Angela Hicks, Partner, KPMG
12.15pm Making the most of incentives for Solar and Energy Efficiency – Erik Zimmerman, Group CEO, Echo Group
12.25pm Customer perspective - Scott Bocskay, Chief Executive and Managing Director, Sustainable Australia Fund
12.30pm Benefit of Instant Asset Write-off Program for Commercial Solar and Storage Industry - John Kurta, CEO, Kuga Electrical
12.40pm Q&A
12:55pm Closing remarks

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Australian Government Stimulus Packages Explained

This FREE panel webinar on infection control in the field for smart energy workers was held on the 8 April 2020. This webinar was made possible with the suppport of our partners: One Stop Warehouse, Discover Energy, Growatt, Solplanet by AISWEI, Solis and the ACT Renewables Hub.

 

Learn about:

  • Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Plan Model as a Business Continuity Plan
  • JobKeeper Payment
  • Boost to cashflow for employers, apprentices and trainees
  • Temporary relief for financially distressed businesses
  • Support to the flow of credit
  • ATO's administrative concessions

Thanks again to speakers:

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For Discover Energy General inquiries, please contact:
Me Me Ong
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0468 960 756

For VPP inquiries, please contact:
Manbeena Sethi
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0422 424 064


Essential Market Updates from your Smart Energy Experts

Get the latest updates on the state of the market and current supply from leading equipment manufacturers and distributors. 8 speakers, 5 minutes each – for quick and accurate information on the current market, this free webinar was held on Friday April 3 from 12PM.

Thanks again to our speakers:

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Infection Control in the Field for Smart Energy Workers

This FREE panel webinar on infection control in the field for smart energy workers was held on the 1 April 2020. This webinar was made possible with the suppport of our partners: One Stop Warehouse, Discover Energy, Growatt, Solplanet by AISWEI, Solis and the ACT Renewables Hub.

 

What will be covered:

  • Have confidence yourself and give your customers confidence that you can mitigate transmission risk.
  • How the virus transmits, how long it lives on surfaces, preventative measures for you.
  • What to do when you are interacting with customers, undertaking site visits, and handling paperwork.
  • Leveraging remote tools to continue providing services without face-to-face-interaction.
  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to continue delivering essential services in a COVID-19 world.

Click the thumbnail below to watch the video, or click here:

 

For Discover Energy General inquiries, please contact:
Me Me Ong
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0468 960 756

For VPP inquiries, please contact:
Manbeena Sethi
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0422 424 064


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:

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The Hydrogen Transition Pathway Webinar

In this webinar learn about forecasting and monitoring tools, Australia's opportunity to export zero carbon Hydrogen to Asian markets, real projects and solutions from the field and more.

Agenda and Presenters:

  • Dr Nadia Leibbrandt - KPMG
  • Dr Fiona Beck - The Australian National University
  • Sam Lee Mohan - ATCO Group
  • John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council.

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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.

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Australian Battery Performance Standard - Webinar 3

Presenters:

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

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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.

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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!


Smart Energy Risk Management Webinar

Conducted by the Smart Energy Council on 6 September 2019.

In the lead up to the Battery Storage Masterclass - Opportunities and Risks for Battery Storage in Sydney on 16 September we held a special Smart Energy Risk Management Webinar.

This webinar explores managing risks in Solar PV and Energy Storage. Hear from global experts on the vital role of quality assurance in delivering the best outcomes for solar and batteries.

Join:

  • Nils Steinbrecher, VP Business Development, VDE Renewables Asia
  • Jan Geder, Head of Energy Storage, VDE Renewables Asia
  • John Grimes, Smart Energy Council

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High Voltage is Stopping Solar Webinar

Conducted by the Smart Energy Council on 5 September 2019.

Hear from industry experts:

  • Jonathon Dore, Solar Analytics
  • Andrew Randall, Metropolis Metering
  • Richard McIndoe, Edge Electrons
  • Nathan Oxley, Edge Electrons
  • John Grimes, Smart Energy Council

Click on the visual below to watch.

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Emergency Webinar Victorian Solar

Conducted by the Smart Energy Council on 5 August 2019.

Presented by:
John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council
Wayne Smith, Government Relations Manager
With very special thanks to guest presenter John Kurta.

You can continue this very important and urgent discussion by contacting your local member and sharing on social media.

Click on the visual below to watch.


Victorian Solar Hoimes Program - Next Steps Webinar

Conducted by the Smart Energy Council on 17 July 2019.

Presented by:
John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council
Wayne Smith, Government Relations Manager
With very special thanks to guest presenters Peter and Elias.

You can continue this very important and urgent discussion by contacting your local member and sharing on social media.

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Australian Battery Performance Standard - Webinar 2

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

Presenters:

  • 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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For more project information, please visit: https://www.dnvgl.com/cases/australian-battery-performance-testing-standard-project-abps-project--143069

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


Asset Operations in Australia: How To Monitor and Steer Solar Plant Performance

The Smart Energy Council partnered with Solar Plaza for this webinar held on 21 May 2019.

Presenters:

  • Beatriz Toribio Lopez, Blueshore
  • David Dixon, Rystad Energy
  • Ioannis Grammatikakis, Inaccess

Solar is lucrative business with high potential return on investment. However, there are some key differences between managing solar assets and managing financial assets. Solar assets entail a layer of complexity with physical and technical moving parts, which have a direct impact on yield and hence the ROI. So, how do you monitor and manage a solar asset to ensure maximum performance over the entirety of the system’s lifetime?

In preparation for the inaugural edition of the Solar Asset Management Australia conference, we have joined forces with industry experts from Rystad Energy, Blueshore and Inaccess to bring you an insightful session on the asset management side of utility-scale solar projects in Australia.

What you will learn in this Webinar?

  • Who are the key developers and owners in the Australian solar market?
  • Which factors are most important in managing solar assets?
  • What are the key issues facing solar asset managers in Australia?
  • How to use monitoring systems to ensure strong performance?

FULL SUMMARY & SLIDE DECK


Australian Utility-scale Solar Market and O&M Best Practice

The Smart Energy Council partnered with Solar Plaza for this important webinar, held on 21 March 2019.

Presenters:

  • Tristan Edis, Green Energy Markets
  • Simon Chau, Canadian Solar

What you’ll learn about in this Webinar?

  • State of the Australian solar market
  • Key challenges for utility-scale solar
  • Lessons from utility-scale solar operation and maintenance in other countries
  • Operation and maintenance considerations for maximum performance and return on investment

FULL SUMMARY & SLIDE DECK


Smart Energy and the Climate Emergency Webinar

Facilitated by John Grimes, CEO, Smart Energy Council on 7 March 2019.

Thank you to our Guest Presenters:

  • Prof Mark Howden, Director Climate Change Institute ANU
  • Amanda McKenzie, CEO Climate Council
  • Simon Corbell, Chief Advisor Energy Estate
  • Shane Rattenbury, ACT Minister for Climate Change & Sustainability

We continued this very important climate discussion at the Smart Energy Conference & Exhibition 2019, Sydney on 2-3 April 2019.

Learn more at www.smartenergyexpo.org.au

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