• The Energy & Investment Series

    Large Scale Solar | Energy Storage Summit | Off Grid Power

    23-24 March 2021
    Sofitel Sydney Wentworth



Through the tumultuous year that was 2020, the Nation’s Energy sector has continued to push forward and deliver what we need to ensure the NEM’s successful transition. We saw the release of AEMO’s long anticipated ISP, Tasmania ratifying an official 200% renewables target and the east coast states embracing Renewable Energy Zones – alongside Queensland committing $500m to a renewable energy fund, Victoria committing $540m to REZ development, and NSW’s landmark legislation to open the door to more than $32b in renewable energy investment through to 2030.

It is in this exciting atmosphere that Informa Australia is delighted to announce the 2021 Energy & Investment Series, held 23-24 March at the Sofitel Wentworth, Sydney. Re-join and reconnect with your colleagues, contacts and industry for this unique networking and shared learning opportunity.

Day One will see a comprehensive full-day plenary featuring the nation’s renewable energy leaders tackling the big issues, followed by three of Australia’s leading renewable energy forums – the Large Scale Solar Conference, Energy Storage Summit and the Off Grid Power Conference – running as concurrent streams for Day Two.

Spaces are strictly limited, don’t miss out on your chance to reconnect in 2021 and secure your all access pass today.

  • Large Scale Solar

  • Energy Storage Summit

  • Off Grid Power

2021 Speakers

Lance Balcombe
Chief Executive Officer,

Ian Learmonth
Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Stephanie Unwin
Chief Executive Officer,
Horizon Power

Marc Barrington
Chief Executive Officer,
SIMEC Energy Australia

Ms Chloe Hicks
Director, Energy Infrastructure and Zones, NSW Department of Planning & Environment

Ms Gloria Chan
Executive Director – Future Grid, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Mark Williamson
Executive General Manager,
Clean Energy Regulator

Mr John Cole
Founder & Chief Executive,
Edify Energy

Dr Iain MacGill
Associate Professor,
UNSW Sydney

Dr Fiona Simon
Chief Executive Officer,
Australian Hydrogen Council

Dr Ross Gawler
Senior Research Fellow,
Monash University

Dr Joss Kesby
CEO, Diffuse Energy

James Harman

Philip Graham
CleanPeak Energy

Alistair Parker
EGM – Regulation & External Affairs, AusNet Services

Dr Mahdokht Shaibani
Research Fellow,
Monash University

Luke Sandery
Principal Advisor to the CEO & Package Manager – Power, West Musgrave & Carrapateena Expansion, OZ Minerals

Bruce Mountain
Victoria Energy Policy Centre


2019 Agenda

23 September 2019


OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Lisa Davies, Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald


  • Full rate: $3,195 + GST

Important Note: One Registration gives you access to all three events!

When & Where

23-24 March 2021

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth
61-101 Phillip St
Sydney, NSW 2000

Contact Us

Nicholas Mayfield
Conference Manager – Energy Storage Summit
+61 (2) 9080 4477

Lisa Hedlund
Conference Manager – Large Scale Solar
+61 (2) 9080 4058

Paul O’Connor
Marketing Manager
+61 2 9080 4336

Alexandra Bennet
Conference Manager – Off Grid Power
+61 (2) 9080 4315

Megan Rogulski
Sponsorship Manager
+61 2 9080 4030

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The large scale solar industry is continuing to grow at a rapid rate, with Australia’s large-scale solar energy capacity increasing to a total of 3.8 GW across 54 projects as of June 2020. Combined with the dramatic fall in the cost of large scale solar PV, large-scale solar is one of the most attractive options for new generation. The event will in-depth discussions around the current developments impacting utility scale solar, including:

  • Construction issues
  • Investment consideration
  • Network constraints
  • Development of storage integration
  • Technology update

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Formerly known as the ‘Pumped Hydro & Battery Storage Conference’, the Energy Storage Summit will be the first major gathering for the nation’s energy storage sector in 2021. A core opportunity to rekindle connections and hear insights from Australia’s leading energy experts, our core topics for 2021 will include:

  • The acceleration of Australia’s energy transition and its impact on policy and regulatory decisions at state and federal levels
  • Analyst Outlook – Medium to long-term predictions on Australia’s future energy mix; including the GWs of projects expected to enter the NEM over the next few years, and the storage capacity that will be enable this
  • Asset Updates- Case studies and comprehensive updates from active and near-term storage projects across all technologies
  • Technological Insights – The latest developments in storage technologies – including commentary on Pumped Hydro, Batteries, discussion on how Hydrogen may change the storage scene in coming years

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The Off Grid sector has been evolving at a rapid pace, and the next decade presents a huge opportunity for new technologies to totally transform the way energy is delivered and consumed by the customer. Off Grid renewable energy systems have transformed our ability to deliver secure, affordable electricity to remote, edge of grid and now even metro projects via microgrids and community batteries.

The Off Grid Power Conference is now in its 8th year. The forum was launched to create a platform for Off Grid industry players to meet and share information on projects and technologies.

This year’s event will focus on in-depth discussions around the current developments impacting the Off grid Sector including:

  • Case studies highlighting:
    • Project demonstrations & actual projects
    • Real solutions to high connection costs, bushfire risk, safety, reliability and vegetation management costs
    • Integration solutions
    • Microgrids
    • Community batteries
  • Technology and innovation – Solar PV, batteries, storage, wind turbines, digital enablement, control systems and integrated solutions
  • Financing, regulation, incentives, resilience and security

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