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SA Future Energy 2.0

The specially planned industry conference showing off a cutting edge collection of projects

14-15 March 2018 | Stamford Plaza, Adelaide

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overview

South Australia is leading the charge in Australia with investment across the “future energy” portfolio. With a diversified and cutting edge collection of projects from industrial scale battery storage, wind energy, large scale solar – PV and solar thermal – to pumped hydro, the virtual power plant, and new gas fired generation, the suite of new energy initiatives is simply breathtaking.

It is into this atmosphere that Informa Australia are pleased to announce the specially planned industry conference South Australia Future Energy 2.0, to be held on the 14th – 15th March, 2018 at the Stamford Plaza, Adelaide. This conference will feature case studies from the ground-breaking and innovative energy projects from across South Australia, alongside analysis and commentary from government and industry on the state of the South Australian energy market, and what the future may hold. Join us this coming March for the latest industry updates and insights from the cutting edge of energy development in Australia.

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agenda

8:00 am

Registration & Morning Coffee

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:00 am

Managing Australia’s Energy Transition

Jess Hunt, Group Manager of Future Energy Systems, Australian Energy Market Operator

9:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | A National Energy Storage Scheme

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Senator for South Australia

10:00 am

An Update on the SA Energy Plan

Sam Crafter, Executive Director - Energy Plan Implementation, Department of the Premier and Cabinet

10:30 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:00 am

Investing in South Australia's Future Energy

Simon Brooker, Executive Director Corporate & Project Finance, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

11:30 am

  • New energy solutions are reducing in cost and often modular, scalable, and quick to implement
  • What key success factors will deliver SA economically and environmentally sustainable power?
  • Can customer-level vertical integration drive innovation further and faster?

12:00 pm

250MW Fast Start Gas Fired Power Plant

Sean Hughes, Director of Power Generation Business Development, APAC Region, APR Energy

12:30 pm

Lunch and networking break

1:30 pm

  • Pumped hydro: the key to integrating renewables into the needs of a modern grid
  • 225MW, 1770MWh storage project near Port Augusta, using seawater
  • Challenges and opportunities in market and engineering

2:00 pm

  • Survey of pumped hydro opportunities in SA – location and indicative cost
  • Storage and interconnection requirements to achieve a balanced 100% renewable electricity system in South Australia

2:30 pm

  • The conventional PPA story
  • Recent developments
  • What has changed?
  • Where are we headed?
  • What does this mean for renewable energy developers, retailers and end-use customers?

2:55 pm

Networking and refreshment break

3:20 pm

  • Where are we at?
  • How did we get there?
  • What are the challenges going forward?
  • What are the potential solutions?

3:45 pm

INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY | Brooklyn Microgrid & P2P Energy Sharing

Belinda Kinkead, Director - Australia, LO3 Energy

4:10 pm

1414 Degrees

Dr Kevin Moriarty, Executive Chairman, 1414 Degrees

4:35 pm

  • The benefits of distributed energy
  • Australia’s global leadership in distributed energy
  • Sharing value between consumers and networks

5:00 pm

Closing Remarks from the Chair

5:10 pm

CLOSING | Networking Drinks & End of Conference Day One

8:30 am

Registration & Morning Coffee

8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

9:00 am

  • Mission Innovation: global public-private partnership to accelerate clean energy technology
  • Australian government initiatives to support innovation

9:30 am

Adani Renewables Update

Dr Jennifer Purdie, CEO, Adani Australia Renewables

10:00 am

A 375MW hybrid wind and solar plant consisting of up to 59 wind turbines and approximately 1,600,000 solar modules.

10:30 am

Networking and refreshment break

11:00 am

Enerven

Craig Julian, Head of Energy and Infrastructure, Enerven

11:30 am

Innovations in energy storage systems

Luke Osborne, Chief Operations, Reposit Power

12:00 pm

Session to be advised

12:30 pm

Lunch and networking break

1:30 pm

Bioenergy opportunities in South Australia

Shahana McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, Bioenergy Australia

2:00 pm

  • What combination of low carbon technologies can best deliver a net zero carbon precinct?
  • UniSA is developing a world class renewable energy and energy storage testbed to demonstrate the combinations of technologies that can best address the energy needs of precincts
  • With a goal of energy self-sufficiency, the Mawson Lakes facility will demonstrate the benefits of thermal and electrical storage, and the role hydrogen fuel cells can play in managing highly variable energy demand
  • This presentation will inform industry on how they can partner with UniSA to demonstrate cutting-edge technology or utilise the testbed results to develop low carbon precincts

2:30 pm

  • Outline of challenges to renewable project development arising from end of RET, including regulatory uncertainty around Federal support (pending NEG details)
  • State based opportunities for Industry (and interaction with Federal initiatives)
  • Battery and other technology opportunities
  • Emergence of Corporate PPA market and opportunities

3:00 pm

Closing remarks from the Chair

3:10 pm

CLOSING | End of Conference and Afternoon Tea

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days)$3195+GSTEarly Bird

speakers

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

Senator for South Australia

Sam Crafter

Executive Director - Energy Plan Implementation, Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Jess Hunt

Group Manager of Future Energy Systems, Australian Energy Market Operator

Simon Brooker

Executive Director Corporate & Project Finance, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Julian Turecek

Head of Assets, Energy Australia

Liam Reid

Power Business Development Manager, GFG Alliance

Alison Reeve

Director, Clean Energy Technology Innovation, Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Energy

Dr Jennifer Purdie

CEO, Adani Australia Renewables

Sean Hughes

Director of Power Generation Business Development, APAC Region, APR Energy

Catherine Way

Business Development Manager, DP Energy

Professor Andrew Blakers

Director, Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems, Australian national University

Belinda Kinkead

Director - Australia, LO3 Energy

Luke Osborne

Chief Operations, Reposit Power

Brian Spak

Leader - Grids and Renewable Integration, CSIRO

Terry Kallis

FAICD, Principal, Kallis & Co Pty Ltd

Mark Schneider

Director, TEC-C Investments

Dr Stephen Berry

Research Fellow, Manager - Research Node for Low Carbon Living, Barbara Hardy Institute, University of South Australia

Dr Kevin Moriarty

Executive Chairman, 1414 Degrees

Shahana McKenzie

Chief Executive Officer, Bioenergy Australia

Craig Julian

Head of Energy and Infrastructure, Enerven

Charlie Grover

Partner, PwC

when & where

14 - 15 Mar 2018

Stamford Plaza, Adelaide
150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
(08) 8461 1111
www.stamford.com.au/spa

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Still have a question?

Nicholas Mayfield
Conference Manager
+61 2 9080 4477
Nicholas.Mayfield@informa.com

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager
+61 2 9080 4030
Megan.Rogulski@informa.com.au

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