Events

 

How to navigate in an 

uncertain energy market 

PANEL FEATURING Dr Tony Wilkins of News Limited, Hugh Bromley of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Greg Garvin of Transgrid, and Marcus Priest of Sparke Helmore Lawyers; MODERATED BY Freddy Sharpe of Climate Friendly


WHEN
7:30 am – 9:30 am Thursday, 16th April 2015  

WHERE
Level 2, Room 2, Hilton Hotel Sydney 488 George Street Sydney NSW 2000

RSVP TO 
events@climatefriendly.com  RSVP by 1st April 2015 This event is free of charge, but you will need to be to be quick. Spaces are limited.

Today companies are faced with an uncertain energy market – rising energy prices, policy uncertainty and a rapidly changing energy mix. Many companies are left feeling unsure. But there are also hidden opportunities. How do companies navigate their way through it?

Join us on Thursday 16 April for a complimentary breakfast seminar. Our panel members will reveal the risks and opportunities in today’s energy market – and what you can do about them.

 
 

PANELISTS 

 

Hugh Bromley Associate at Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Discussing:

  • How the energy market is changing, and how this affects businesses
  • The latest investment trends in large-scale renewables and distributed energy
  • How utilities in Australia and around the world are adapting to the changing dynamics
 
 

Greg Garvin General Manager of Stakeholder Engagement at Transgrid

Discussing:

  • How Transgrid is changing to support an efficient transition to a clean, more distributed energy supply
  • The role electricity is likely to play in a zero net carbon world
  • The tools energy companies have to support an orderly, efficient and secure transition
 
 

Dr Tony Wilkins Head of Environment at Newscorp Australia

Discussing:

  • The power of engaging others and how to use a “brand” to do this
  • Preparing for uncertainty, including case studies
  • Lessons learned from taking risks and supporting new technologies
  • Ignoring paybacks for financial advantage, a different way of looking at opportunities like solar which lock in certainty
 
 

Marcus Priest Lawyer at Sparke Helmore Lawyers (ex. Australian Financial Review)

Discussing:

  • Current domestic climate change policies and laws: ERF and RET etc
  • Australian political environment for energy policy and climate change discussion
  • How the Australian Government's approach to climate change compare to other countries
  • What does the domestic and international discussion around energy regulation and climate change mean for business