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The role of procurement processes in Australia’s low carbon energy future and the emerging hydrogen industry
Building on the foundations of Reverse Auctions and their potential use in Australia’s renewable energy space (outlined in Webinar 1), this webinar will explore practical case study examples that have been part of this process. Hear from representatives of two renewables projects that were successful applicants of the Reverse Auctions process, who will share insights into what they did and why, their business outcomes, and the importance of local content requirements in the procurement process.

Facilitated by Simon Corbell, Chief Adviser at Energy Estate and Paul Hodgson, NERA General Manager Innovation and Stakeholder Engagement (East Coast), this one-hour webinar will feature:
• Overview of the need for procurement requirements for local content
• Case study deep dives
• Discussion and Q&A

Sep 3, 2020 01:00 PM in Perth

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Simon Corbell
Chief Adviser @Energy Estate
​Simon has more than two decades of senior experience in public policy leadership, governance & implementation. He was most recently the Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate & from 2008-2016 was the Deputy Chief Minister & Minister for the Environment & Climate Change of the Australian Capital Territory. His advocacy for a strong climate change policy for Canberra saw the ACT achieve national & international recognition as a best-practice jurisdiction, on track for 100% renewable energy by 2020. He is widely recognised as a leader in the areas of renewable energy, climate change mitigation & adaptation, urban sustainability & public transport. Simon is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra, an Honorary Associate Professor at the ANU, & a Patron of the Smart Energy Council.
Paul Hodgson
GM Innovation and Stakeholder Engagement (East Coast) @NERA
Paul Hodgson is Brisbane-based General Manager, Innovation and Stakeholder Engagement (East Coast) for National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) industry growth centre. He works with stakeholders to increase the productivity, competitiveness and export potential of the energy resources sector. Paul has qualifications in international business and sustainable development and has spent over 20 years exploring the competitiveness of businesses, industries and regions, and designing and implementing strategies to improve performance through innovation and collaboration.