Energy Essentials

Examining the opportunities for the property sector

The rise of new technologies together with the dramatic reduction in the cost of renewable energy generation has changed the energy landscape, providing a range of options and solutions to the property sector.

The Energy Essentials seminar will provide a comprehensive overview of energy markets, policy, product and technologies and discuss the changing role of energy participants. It will reinforce the energy value proposition and how outcomes can be delivered in the built environment leveraging the energy transition currently underway globally – decarbonised, distributed, digitised and democratised.

The property industry is uniquely positioned to play a leading role in the transition to a more efficient and carbon positive future for our communities with huge potential and opportunities to leverage the transformation of the energy market. 

Speakers include:

  • Dan Sturrock, Investment Director, ARENA (Sydney)
  • Tom Campey, GM Strategy, ARENA (Melbourne)
  • Simon Currie, Principal, Energy Estate 
  • Tony Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Energetics (Sydney)
  • Jamie Ayers, Associate, Energetics (Melbourne)
  • Adolfo Fernandez Benito, Associate, Built Environment, Aurecon
  • Mark Asbjerg, Senior Manager, Energetics
  • Stuart Darragh, Business Development Manager, Enel X Australia
  • Dr Anand I. Bhatt, Research Team Leader, Advanced Energy Storage Technologies, CSIRO Energy, CSIRO (Melbourne)
  • Dr Thomas Ruether, Senior Research Scientist CSIRO Energy, CSIRO (Sydney - Videoconference)


Tuesday 19 February 2019 in SYDNEY
Thursday 21 February 2019 in MELBOURNE


  • The energy transition: what are the drivers and how fast is it moving?
  • Energy markets: what is happening domestically? Get a comprehensive overview of the electricity market and the impact on the property sector
  • How to we address the energy trilemma: providing affordable, reliable, sustainable energy?
  • Assess the energy value proposition and the risks, and demystify common beliefs around energy
  • What does the penetration of distributed energy resources in Australia look like?
  • Applications and role of products and technologies, including PPAs, Demand response, embedded networks, battery technology and storage, virtual power plants, peer
  • to peer trading, across different sectors – office, retail, industrial, education, etc.
  • What is the value proposition to build the business case?
  • Brainstorm how the industry can collaborate better

Who should attend?

  • Developers
  • Investors/owners
  • Government departments
  • Fund managers/portfolio managers/strategy
  • Suppliers/ Service and technology providers
  • Sustainability managers
  • Procurement and energy managers

Step back and take a day to think holistically about how we can deliver better energy outcomes for the end-users and investors in the built environment.

Thanks to our venue hosts

Sydney | Lendlease


Melbourne | Aurecon




Course Details
This course has multiple dates or locations.


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CPD Points

6 Green Star CPD point(s).


SYDNEY | Lendlease Level 14, Tower 3, 300 Barangaroo Ave BARANGAROO NSW MELBOURNE | Aurecon 850 Collins Street DOCKLANDS VIC

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