WA's future energy grid

WA's future energy grid

Jul 8
Limited places available to register, please contact Cassandra on 08 6104 7103.


Paul Italiano, Chief Executive Officer, TransGrid
Mark Paterson, Future Electricity Partnerships, CSIRO Energy Flagship
Kirsten Rose, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Energy Association of Australia
Erica Smyth, Chairman, Toro Energy

Event overview

Join CEDA for the final event in our current Energy Series looking at the future of Western Australia's energy grid. As WA moves towards greater competition and with the potential for a more diverse energy mix, our panel of speakers will answer questions including:

  • How will the current operators of WA's energy infrastructure respond to the major changes in the energy system?
  • Does the State's current infrastructure and regulation allow for integration of unconventional gas into the electricity system?
  • What lessons can be learned from the shale gas revolution in the United States?
  • Where will the investment for modernising the State's energy infrastructure come from?
  • Will nuclear and renewable energy ever gain a foothold in WA?
  • Is the main value of the smart grid to flatten demand and supply curve, or integrate new technologies such as electric vehicles?

Meet the keynote speaker

Paul Italiano
Chief Executive Officer, TransGrid

Meet the speakers

Mark Paterson
Future Electricity Partnerships, CSIRO Energy Flagship

Kirsten Rose
Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Energy Association of Australia

Erica Smyth
Chairman, Toro Energy

Walter Gerardi
Principal Consultant, Jacobs

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