Australian Institute o f Energy

Leadership in Energy

AIE Brisbane - Connecting Battery Storage In The NEM - Opportunities And Challenges

Venue: Ashurst

Date: Wed 20 Feb 2019 @ 5:30 pm networking for 6:00 pm start to 7:30 pm


Paul Newman - Partner, Ashurst

Paul specialises in servicing clients in the energy and resources sector especially those involved in the electricity, gas and renewables industries.

Paul has acted on some of the most significant transactions and projects in the energy and resource sector since the early 1990s. Paul advises clients on the acquisition and disposal of energy facilities and businesses (electricity, LNG and downstream gas), the development of new facilities (particularly electricity generation, LNG and downstream gas), the development of generation solutions using a variety of fuels (conventional and green), climate change and carbon issues (regulatory and commercial issues in the electricity and gas sectors), gas agreements, electricity connection agreements and retail agreements, derivative transactions in the electricity sector, and regulatory compliance programs and technical disputes in the electricity sector.


Steve Wilson – Principal Power Generation Engineer, East Coast Energy, Aurecon

Steve is a principal power generation engineer with experience across a range of technologies, including battery energy storage systems, solar PV, CSP, and integrated RE and storage solutions. His expertise includes battery and hybrid renewable energy project development and network integration. He has led the technical development of several battery projects, including as the lead technical advisor to the SA Government for its 100 MW battery project throughout procurement and execution, and as Owners Engineer for Territory Generation’s Alice Springs battery project.


Date: Wednesday 20th February 2019
Time: 5.30pm networking for a 6pm start to finish at 7.15 pm
Venue: Ashurst, Level 38, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane
Cost: Members $20 (inc. GST), Non-Members $45 (inc. GST)


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