Followed by Panel discussion:
Australia’s Road to Damascus moment in energy and climate change – What we can learn from the Chief Scientist’s report and what Finkel left out.
The panel is Bruce Mountain Energy consultant- and Tristan Edis – Journalist, chaired by Ric Brazzale – Energy Industry.
Bruce Mountain is the Director of consultancy Carbon and Energy Markets and co-founder of retail market information business, MarkIntell. He is an Economist, Electrical Engineer and Chartered Management Accountant. His PhD was on the political economy of energy regulation in Australia and his consultancy and research work is mainly on the economics of networks, retail markets and renewable energy policy design.
Tristan Edis is the Director Analysis and Advisory at Green Energy Markets, where he assists clients understand and make informed decisions surrounding renewable energy, energy efficiency and other carbon abatement markets.Tristan’s involvement in the clean energy sector and related government climate change and energy policy issues dates back more than a decade. This includes running a daily publication on clean energy issues: Climate Spectator; the Grattan Institute think tank; the Clean Energy Council; Ernst & Young; and the Australian Government’s Greenhouse Office.
Ric Brazzale is Chairman of the Green Energy Group and has more than 30 years’ experience in the energy sector.
The Green Energy Group comprises Green Energy Trading (GET) and Green Energy Markets (GEM). GET is one of the largest environmental certificate creators in Australia and is active across renewable energy and energy efficiency markets. GEM is a dynamic research and advisory business with a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing renewable energy and distributed generation, and improving energy efficiency.
Prior to establishing the Green Energy Group in 2007, Ric headed the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), now the Clean Energy Council, a leading advocate for renewable energy and energy efficiency markets in Australia. Before this, Ric worked in a number of business development and finance roles with Fletcher Challenge Energy, John Holland and Woodside Petroleum.
Ric is President of the REC Agents Association and a Director of the Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association.
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