Australia represents one of the last frontiers for the global developing bioeconomy. Bio is the standout solution for aviation, marine and gas network decarbonisation, as well as holding the key to the low carbon life. The tide is about to turn on the bio revolution. With standout speakers from across the globe and a mix of presentations from all elements of the sector this event is perfect for anyone interested in understanding and capitalising on the opportunity.
As the Nation’s Electricity Market transitions from traditional baseload generation to increasing amounts of intermittent renewables, Australia’s largest energy infrastructure project since the original Snowy Mountains Scheme – the multibillion-dollar Snowy Hydro 2.0 – is set to stabilise the NEM and take on the energy challenges of tomorrow.
The Australian energy sector is facing complex challenges as it navigates through the fast-paced adoption of new technologies, however opportunities are also emerging for companies and financiers willing to invest in Australia’s energy future. This forum is an opportunity to hear directly from leading key industry stakeholders on the latest developments in the Australian energy sector as well as enjoying networking opportunities with fellow industry specialists from government, contractors, suppliers and service providers.
The Australia Solar + Energy Storage conference, in its fourth year, covers all aspects of Australia’s renewable energy markets including development, investment and the partnership of solar and storage with other forms of renewable energy.
Australia is undergoing a renewable energy boom, with modeling suggesting we are on track to achieve 50% renewable electricity by 2030 even without new federal energy policies. However, this influx of intermittent renewable energy combined with ageing coal-fire power stations is threatening to make our energy grid unstable. This forum will explore what steps can be taken to ensure the stability of the grid is maintained.
A unique opportunity to combine the annual research reviews of Australia’s key solar research groups, representing researchers from around the region. The conference will be arranged into six streams: photovoltaic devices, deployment and integration, solar heating and cooling and low carbon living, concentrating solar power, solar fuels and chemistry, and off-grid and fringe of grid.
The large scale solar industry has been in a rapid state of growth in Australia, with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency reporting that over 3GW of large scale solar generation has been connected to the grid since December 2018. The Large Scale Solar Conference delivers two days of in-depth discussions around the current developments impacting utility scale solar.
The off-grid sector has been evolving at a fast pace over the past several years sustained by the transformation of the global energy industry with the introduction of new technologies, the increasing use of renewable energy and the rising prices of traditional energy supplies. The conference is an industry focused event for delegates to hear about current and new projects, share practical issues and understand the range of challenges such projects face.
Australia’s renewable generation capacity continues to surge, with 6.5GWs projected to come online by the end of 2019 – highlighting the NEM’s ever growing need for energy storage. This need for storage is further highlighted by the strain distributed renewable generation is placing on the NEM’s transmission network, originally built with baseload generation in mind, alongside increasingly common negative pricing events which put further pressure on the nation’s aging fossil fuel generators, increasing the risk of their early exit from the market.
AES brings together leading professionals and key players in the energy storage sector, both domestically and internationally. Key initiatives will once again make the Australian Energy Storage Conference and Exhibition the place to meet new markets and expand your business. Key initiatives include the two-day conference program, free-to-attend exhibition, Zero Emission Transport workshop, site tours and a networking dinner.