Partners

  • McKinsey & Company
    Knowledge Partner
    McKinsey & Company

    McKinsey is a global management consulting firm committed to helping organisations accelerate sustainable and inclusive growth. We work with clients across the private, public, and social sectors to solve complex problems and create positive change for all their stakeholders. We combine bold strategies and transformative technologies to help organisations innovate more sustainably, achieve lasting gains in performance, and build workforces that will thrive for this generation and the next.

  • Herbert Smith Freehills
    Platinum Sponsor
    Herbert Smith Freehills

    Herbert Smith Freehills advises on complex first of kind and industry shaping transactions, projects and disputes across the energy sector. Our Australian energy sector team includes more than 50 partners and 200 lawyers specialising in corporate, M&A, project development, environment and planning, native title, project finance, real estate, competition, regulation, industrial relations, critical infrastructure, cyber and disputes. The Herbert Smith Freehills energy sector team acts for governments, large Australian and international listed companies, private equity and infrastructure investors, developers and development platforms and entrepreneurs to help untangle complexity and deliver commercial and pragmatic outcomes.

  • EY
    Gold Sponsor
    EY

    EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

    Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

    Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

    The EY Net Zero Centre brings together EY’s intellectual property, strategic insight, expertise and deep knowledge in energy and climate change leadership to solve the big problems ahead as we move towards net zero emissions by 2050.

    Headed by the region’s leading climate change strategists, the Net Zero Centre supports EY clients to make the right decisions at the right times and set themselves on a pathway for success.

    For more information, visit https://www.ey.com/en_au/sustainability/ey-net-zero-centre

  • Transgrid
    Gold Sponsor
    Transgrid

    Transgrid operates the most important electricity transmission network in Australia, maintaining and upgrading the backbone of the National Electricity Market. Over decades of technical excellence, we’ve enabled the smooth operation of over 13,000km of high voltage transmission wires and 121 substations, with connections to Victoria and Queensland.

    As Australia connects more renewables to the grid, Transgrid is building the new transmission that will deliver more reliable and lower-cost energy by doubling our investment in assets by 2027 and tripling by 2030.

    Transgrid is leading the transition to a clean energy future, in the process making a better power system for Australians.

  • ATCO
    Gold Sponsor
    ATCO

    ATCO is a global integrated energy, housing, transportation, and infrastructure company. Established in 1947 in Canada as the Alberta Trailer Company, ATCO has grown to become a global enterprise with thousands of employees around the globe. ATCO started its Australian operations in South Australia in 1961 – developing a 6,300m2 factory to produce prefabricated housing. Backed by more than 70 years of experience in power generation in Canada, ATCO entered the energy industry in Australia and has been providing gas-fired power generation for more than two decades. With experience in building, owning and operating pipeline infrastructure globally, ATCO has also been managing the Western Australian natural gas distribution network since acquiring it in 2011.  ATCO has also been investing in alternative and renewable energy solutions for 30 years and is continuing to actively engage in the changing energy sector through investments in a range of projects that utilise innovative technologies and business models to provide energy solutions for a low carbon future - including investing in renewable generation, microgrids, storage and hydrogen.

  • Smart Measures
    Silver Sponsor
    Smart Measures

    SmartMeasures is an AI startup focussed on helping large companies to retain their customers. We believe that large companies can do more to keep their customers happy and we provide the solution to accurately predict when a customer is on the verge of leaving then trigger AI optimised messages to retain them. SmartMeasures launched its SaaS product in 2018 and is focussed on helping companies in the Energy Retail, Telco and Financial Services sectors.

  • Sense
    Silver Sponsor
    Sense

    Sense's mission is to reduce global carbon emissions by making homes smart and efficient. We empower people to care for their homes and families while contributing to a cleaner, more resilient future. Founded in 2013 by pioneers in speech recognition, Sense uses machine learning technology to provide real-time insights on device behaviour, even for those devices that are not "smart." Customers rely on Sense for a wide range of uses including monitoring their home appliances, determining whether they left appliances running and identifying how to reduce their energy costs. For energy suppliers and grid operators, Sense’s artificial intelligence helps engage customers, manage demand at the grid edge, identify anomalies on the network and reduce operating and power costs.

  • Gentrack
    Silver Sponsor
    Gentrack

    We are entering a new era, with utilities worldwide transforming to meet business and sustainability targets. For over 35 years Gentrack has been partnering with the world’s leading utilities, and more than 60 energy and water companies rely on us. Gentrack, with our partners Salesforce and AWS, are leading today’s transformation with g2.0, an end-to-end product-to-profit solution. Using low code / no code, and composable technology, g2.0 allows utilities to launch new propositions in days, reduce cost-to-serve and lead in total experience.

  • Yokogawa
    Silver Sponsor
    Yokogawa
  • ABB
    Silver Sponsor
    ABB

    At ABB, we are pushing the boundaries of technology to help build smarter, greener cities of the future, today. By innovating how we work, live and move, we are creating solutions enabling our customers to reduce their carbon footprint while maintaining operational excellence. As a leading provider of electrification solutions for industry, infrastructure and transport – sectors that account for three-quarters of global energy consumption – we are a key enabler of a low-carbon society. Through our technological and digital innovations, we support our customers and partners with solutions that address emerging trends like urbanisation, digitalisation and the shift to sustainable energy.

  • PayPal
    Bronze Sponsor
    PayPal
  • Hansen
    Bronze Sponsor
    Hansen

    Hansen provides industry-specific software products and expertise to the energy and utilities industry. We currently serve hundreds of customers spanning more than 80 countries, supported by a collaborative and diverse team.

    We help the energy sector traverse the challenges and opportunities of providing new energy services and related experiences by developing and delivering highly reliable, mission-critical software and industry-specific expertise. This helps our customers more easily manage and sell new services and market offerings, comply with changing market regulation, and power new business models in areas such as emerging sustainable energy supply.

  • RSM
    Coffee Cart Sponsor
    RSM

    RSM in Australia is a member firm of the RSM Global Network and offers the full suite of accounting, tax, risk advisory and consulting services. RSM Australia is a major provider of professional services with almost 200 Partners and Principals and over 1,600 staff operating from 32 offices throughout Australia. RSM has been in business in Australia for 100 years – demonstrating sustained growth through a high quality of service.

    Our greatest value-add is providing our clients with access to the level of expertise and capacity comparable to our competitors, but with a customer experience that is unmatched. RSM has won the Client Choice Awards for Best Accounting and Consulting Services Firm over the past five consecutive years.

    We have developed our expertise in the energy industry in many areas including:
    • Regulatory and legislative compliance audits
    • Internal audit services
    • Greenhouse and energy efficiency audit services
    • Metering audit services
    • Commercial fishing and aquaculture
    • Transportation and machinery

    Website - https://www.rsm.global/australia/sector/energy-and-resources

    Energy – https://www.rsm.global/australia/sector/power-and-renewables

    The Future of Energy - https://www.rsm.global/australia/insights/risk-advisory-insights/future-...

  • Endeavour Energy
    CEO Panel and Women in Energy Breakfast Sponsor
    Endeavour Energy

    We are a safety focused and customer-centred business determined to be the best performing network in Australia.

    We service over 2.7 million people living and working across Sydney’s Greater West, the Blue Mountains, the Southern Highlands, Illawarra and the South Coast of NSW.

    Due to rapid industry changes, we are transitioning from a traditional ‘poles and wires’ business to a distributed system operator. We’re working with customers, stakeholders and regulators to help deliver a clean energy future where smart meters, batteries and solar enable customers to generate, store and sell back electricity into the grid.

    Our people take great pride in being of service to our communities by efficiently distributing electricity to our customers in a way that is affordable, safe, reliable and sustainable.

     

  • Ausnet
    Dinner Sponsor
    Ausnet

    We’re an Australian energy delivery services business, owning and operating more than $12 billion of electricity and gas network assets.

    We own and operate the Victorian electricity transmission network, an electricity distribution network and a gas distribution network. We’re one of five electricity distributors, and one of three gas distributors in Victoria.

    Our commercial business Mondo provides a range of services and solutions to enable community energy hubs and solar mini grids.

  • Ergon Energy and Energex
    Lanyard Sponsor
    Ergon Energy and Energex

    Ergon Energy and Energex, as part of Energy Queensland, comprise Australia’s largest electricity distribution company; connecting electricity supply to 2.25 million customers across Queensland.

    Energy Queensland Limited is a 100% Government Owned Corporation, with several operating subsidiary companies, reporting to the Queensland Government.

    The Energy Queensland group of companies is driven by its vision to energise Queensland communities, not only via its 207,000km of electricity network, but also through its commitment to deliver better outcomes for customers, employees and all Queenslanders.

    Website - https://www.energex.com.au/

  • Brave Energy Systems
    Exhibitor
    Brave Energy Systems

    Brave Energy Systems provides software solutions for the Australian energy market. They are dedicated to simplifying transactions for market participants by streamlining business processes, improving data management and approaching regulatory change with agility and innovation.

    With efficiencies and bottom-line improvements at the forefront, Brave has recently moved their solutions to a cloud-based SaaS model, running on the Bravecloud™ platform.

  • NHP
    Exhibitor
    NHP

    Since 1968, NHP Electrical Engineering Products has been an independent, Australian owned company, passionate about providing our customers with a local choice powered by global partners.

    With our local industry expertise and more than 20 branches across Australia and New Zealand, it is NHP’s local people and footprint that helps us to understand your specific project needs, allowing our customers to think global and trust local.
    When it comes to finding a local partner with a global network for your next project, choosing NHP will unlock a world of expertise across electrical and automation products, systems, and solutions.

    NHP has a dedicated team with expertise for all Electric Vehicle Charging requirements from AC 7.4-22kW chargers though to 200kW DC chargers for the commercial world.  This range of Delta chargers are robust and backed by the NHP brand value with local service, maintenance and support.  In addition the NHP infrastructure support extends to load management, EV readiness and all upstream requirements.

  • CT LAB
    Exhibitor
    CT LAB

    A company founded to address today's unique energy grid challenges. Established in 1994, CT LAB is on a mission to transform how the power grid is monitored and managed. The electricity industry is dominated by a handful of major players; their bespoke solutions created for a centrally managed grid paradigm. More has changed on the grid in the past decade than in the century preceding it, and there is a tsunami of change that is challenging grid managers and engineers. CT LAB is a company built on a steadfast belief in the revolutionary potential of fresh ideas. Our technologies have always sought to change the game rather than add to the market offering

  • Australian Winders
    Exhibitor
    Australian Winders

    Australian Winders is a growing company in the repair and servicing of electric motors and generators.

    Combining our large field service teams with our direction in manufacturing of windings and parts for these machines, enables us to provide turnkey services to our customers in power generation or heavy mining.

    Significant investment along with research and development in high voltage coil design and manufacture, brings back the craft to be ‘Australian Made’ again.

  • NHOA Energy
    Exhibitor
    NHOA Energy

    NHOA Energy is NHOA Group’s business unit that designs and delivers turn-key energy storage systems, transforming solar and wind farms into sustainable energy sources available 24/7. As a pioneer in microgrids with renewables and green storage systems, it ranks among the top global system integrators with more than 15 years of experience and over 1.6GWh of capacity online and under construction. NHOA Energy is recognized for iconic, utility-scale projects across Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania, powering over 500,000 people.

  • VFlowTech
    Exhibitor
    VFlowTech

    VFlowTech is a Singapore-based long-duration energy storage solutions provider manufacturing low-cost and efficient modular vanadium redox flow batteries. VFlowTech’s long-term vision is to drive the world towards energy equity where everyone can access clean energy at affordable pricing. With an energy storage solution that has an expected life span of 25 years, VFlowTech has one of the safest, scalable and most environmentally friendly battery technologies. VFlowTech was incubated in the CleanTech lab of Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, and benefits from unique IP arising from many years of intensive research at the university. VFlowTech batteries, known as PowerCubes, can store renewable energy over long-duration and are designed to address issues of performance degradation, thermal runaway, and product reliability on safety.

    For more information, please visit: www.vflowtech.com

  • Meteocontrol Australia
    Exhibitor
    Meteocontrol Australia

    We focus on your projects, understanding the unique challenges you face. Our mission is to help you boost performance, mitigate risk, and maximize return on your investment.

    Count on us for a comprehensive, one-stop solution that combines the best of technologies to optimize your renewable assets. With over 25 years of experience as a global leader in the renewable energy sector, we offer custom-tailored solutions to monitor, control and manage your renewable assets (solar PV, battery storage, etc.), enhancing your processes and workflows for greater efficiency and profitability. Our product portfolio features state-of-the-art monitoring and control solutions, as well as complete energy management and technical consulting services.

    We are a technology-neutral provider, meaning we won't tie you to any particular technology, manufacturer, or service provider. We guarantee complete independence and full control over your data and assets.

  • MEGT
    Exhibitor
    MEGT
  • EnergyOne Limited
    Exhibitor
    EnergyOne Limited

    Energy One Limited is a global supplier of software products and trading operations services to energy markets.

    Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since 2007, but with more than 15 years of market experience, the Energy One Group of companies has a successful record of providing sophisticated, practical solutions and services to Australian and European companies operating in the fast-paced 24/7 wholesale energy marketplace. Combining our software with premium energy trading operations services gives us an enviable position in facilitating the renewable energy transition in markets around the globe.

  • Teledyne FLIR
    Exhibitor
    Teledyne FLIR

    Teledyne FLIR designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging, visible-light imaging, video analytics, measurement and diagnostic, and advanced threat detection systems.

    Teledyne FLIR offers a diversified portfolio that serves a number of applications in government & defense, industrial, and commercial markets. Our products help first responders and military personnel protect and save lives, promote efficiency within the trades, and innovate consumer-facing technologies. Teledyne FLIR strives to strengthen public safety and well-being, increase energy and time efficiency, and contribute to healthy and intelligent communities.

  • MosaicLab
    Exhibitor
    MosaicLab

    MosaicLab is an experienced team of facilitators and engagement practitioners specialising in high influence and deliberative engagement. They bring conversation and democracy alive - supporting people to have better conversations and contribute to trusted decisions that ‘stick’. Known for providing honest and trusted advice, MosaicLab partners with organisations across Australia to design and deliver processes that achieve better outcomes and real impact. Understanding the unique challenges and dynamics of the energy sector, MosaicLab helps organisations to address what’s hard, navigate difficult issues and work with outrage, emotion, conflict and complexity.

  • Ara Ake (New Zealand's Future Energy Centre)
    Supporting partner
    Ara Ake (New Zealand's Future Energy Centre)
  • Electric Energy Society of Australia (ESSA)
    Supporting partner
    Electric Energy Society of Australia (ESSA)

    The Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA) is a not-for-profit Technical Society of Engineers Australia (EA), established to advance interest in the field of electric energy.

    The key objective of EESA is to provide a continuous professional development program to our members. Our members come from all fields within the electric energy industry, 

    We deal with the generation, transmission, distribution, retail and customer use of electric energy.

  • Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A)
    Supporting partner
    Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A)

    The Business Renewables Centre Australia (BRC-A) provides independent guidance and support to companies seeking to decarbonise Australian business operations through renewable energy procurement, especially via Corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).  A not-for-profit member-based initiative, BRC-A provides an online marketplace platform, resources and training and industry networking support to 220+ member companies. BRC-A was established as a joint collaboration between Climate-KIC Australia and the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology and WWF-Australia, with support from ARENA and the NSW, Victorian and Queensland Governments.

  • Centre for Applied Energy Economics and Policy Research (CAEEPR)
    Supporting partner
    Centre for Applied Energy Economics and Policy Research (CAEEPR)

    CAEEPR supports the transition to a low-carbon energy and provides timely research output and knowledge transfer to industry and government stakeholders. Its members are energy companies, government agencies and policy makers who actively guide the research agenda and input into the assumptions used in modelling policy positions. CAEEPR uses a national electricity market model to develop and analyse different scenarios to assess different policy positions for generator dispatch and transmission efficiency.

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  • Australian Institute of Energy (AIE)
    Supporting partner
    Australian Institute of Energy (AIE)

    Australian Institute of Energy (AIE) is a national, not-for-profit professional association. Through our branches, we regularly host high-quality in-person and virtual events to support member networking opportunities.

    AIE drives value for our members by raising awareness of energy issues, highlighting new and evolving energy technologies and promoting discussion of energy policies. We also offer a range of scholarships and awards to support our members and the energy industry.

  • Bioenergy Australia
    Supporting partner
    Bioenergy Australia

    Bioenergy Australia is committed to accelerating Australia’s bioeconomy. Our mission is to foster the bioenergy sector to generate jobs, secure investment, maximise the value of local resources, minimise waste and environmental impact, and develop and promote national bioenergy expertise into international markets.

    Australia lags behind the world when it comes to bioenergy, and we aim to change that. We empower, share knowledge, and connect Australian bioenergy producers, investors, researchers, and users to make Australia’s bioeconomy world-class.

  • Energy Consumers Australia
    Supporting partner
    Energy Consumers Australia

    Energy Consumers Australia is the independent, national voice for residential and small business energy consumers. We advocate for a modern, flexible, and resilient energy system that meets the unique values, expectations, and needs of consumers. We achieve this by amplifying the lived experience and perspectives of consumers, driving evidence-based research on issues that matter to them, and developing policies that place consumers at the heart of the energy system.

  • Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI)
    Supporting partner
    Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI)

    The University of Melbourne undertakes world-leading research in many disciplines. It has the largest research expenditure of any Australian university, and the largest cohort of research students in Australia.

    The Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI) at the University of Melbourne delivers influential, interdisciplinary research on the transition to a clean energy system. The Institute works with the community, industry and government on some of the world’s most pressing energy challenges. 

    MEI has over 300 specialists across Architecture, Economics, Engineering, Health, Law, Planning, 

    Science and Social Science. They include a former Chief Scientist of Australia, several recipients of Australia Day Honours, several Fellows of Learned Academies and numerous Fellows of Professional Societies. 

    MEI researchers work together in four programs: 

    MEI works with many leading organisations in Australia and overseas, and welcomes all enquiries at mei-info@unimelb.edu.au. For more information, visit www.energy.unimelb.edu.au.

  • Australian Energy Council
    Supporting Partner
    Australian Energy Council

    The Australian Energy Council (AEC) is the peak industry body for electricity and downstream natural gas businesses operating in the competitive wholesale and retail energy markets. AEC members generate and sell energy to over 10 million homes and businesses and are major investors in renewable energy generation. The AEC supports reaching net-zero by 2050 as well as a 55 per cent emissions reduction target by 2035 and is committed to delivering the energy transition for the benefit of consumers.

  • Ai Group
    Supporting Partner
    Ai Group

    The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group®) is a peak national employer organisation representing traditional, innovative and emerging industry sectors. We have been acting on behalf of businesses across Australia for nearly 150 years.  Ai Group is genuinely representative of Australian industry. Together with partner organisations we represent the interests of more than 60,000 businesses employing more than 1 million staff. Our members are small and large businesses in sectors including manufacturing, construction, engineering, transport & logistics, labour hire, mining services, the defence industry, civil airlines and ICT.

    Our purpose is to create a better Australia by empowering industry success. We offer our membership strong advocacy and an effective voice at all levels of government underpinned by our respected position of policy leadership and political non-partisanship.  With more than 250 staff and networks of relationships that extend beyond borders (domestic and international) we have the resources and the expertise to meet the changing needs of our membership. We provide the practical information, advice and assistance you need to run your business. Our deep experience of industrial relations and workplace law positions Ai Group as Australia’s leading industrial advocate.

    We listen and we support our members in facing their challenges by remaining at the cutting edge of policy debate and legislative change. We provide solution-driven advice to address business opportunities and risks.

  • ENERGY Magazine
    Media Partner
    ENERGY Magazine
  • Utility Magazine
    Media Partner
    Utility Magazine