The Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A) works with large energy buyers, project developers and professional service providers to help accelerate the uptake of large-scale offsite renewable energy via Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
BRC-A partners with the Clean Energy Council to bring you two sessions at this year’s Australian Clean Energy Summit in Sydney at the ICC on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 July.
day 1 breakfast session
7.30am: BUSINESS RENEWABLES CENTRE-AUSTRLIA: PANEL INTERVIEWS WITH WOOLWORTHS AND SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
This panel session, presented by Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A), will feature two of Australia’s leading organisations, Woolworths and Sydney Opera House, and how they are procuring renewable energy via Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). The session will feature the deal partners – the energy buyer and the seller, who will take us through how they dealt with the challenges of a long-term partnership to deliver the best outcome for all parties.
The session will provide an in-depth discussion about the challenges and how they were overcome, and will feature:
Michael Shelley, Group Energy Manager, Woolworths
Emma Bombonato, Manager of Environmental Sustainability, Sydney Opera House
Dan Brown, Partner, Ashurst
Ben Waters, Co-Founder and Strategy Director, PresynC
This session is suitable for energy buyer organisations (corporates, councils, state government agencies, institutions), project developers/investors, energy retailers and professional service providers.
Breakfast will be served in this session.
Day 2 Business Renewable Centre Australia
11.00am-3.30pm: A resource for corporate PPA deals
This session, presented by the BRC-A, will provide a deep dive into corporate PPAs – featuring new resources developed on preferred deal structures, decision-making and selection, buyers’ internal approvals processes for executing PPAs. This event will feature:
Australia’s renewable energy PPA market.
BRC-A Buyers Roadmap – a walk through the steps and tools are we providing to guide energy buyers through to help grow the PPA market?
A focus on the RFP processes – Taking you through our new RFP Template to help improve your chances of success.
‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’ts’ for project developers - A consultant’s experience working across multiple projects.
What are buyers saying? Hear from large energy buyers that have executed PPAs.
Peter Dobney, General Manager, Resources and Energy, Orora Ltd
Stephen Sasse, Executive Director, Nectar Farms
Lachlan Creswell, Managing Director, Macquarie Capital
Dan Brown, Partner, Ashurst
Hugh Butcher, Energy Project Officer, City of Darebin & Eastern Alliance for Greenhouse Action
Jonathan Filbey, Senior Investment Manager, Octopus Investments
Jackie McKeon, Program Director, Business Renewables Centre Australia
Jonathan Prendergast, Technical Director, Business Renewables Centre Australia
Monica Richter, Program Director, Business Renewables Centre Australia
Chris Briggs, Technical Director, Business Renewables Centre Australia
This session is free and suitable for large energy buyer organisations, project developers, retailers, investors and professional service providers working in large-scale offsite renewables. It will commence at 11.00am and will conclude at 3.30pm as part of the Clean Energy Council’s Australian Clean Energy Summit - the peak industry gathering of leaders driving Australia’s energy transformation.