Australia’s Globally-leading Shift to Battery Storage: Your home, your business, our grid

Australia’s Globally-leading Shift to Battery Storage: Your home, your business, our grid

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

In this Energy Transition Hub public lecture, Terry Teoh, Head of Engineering at SIMEC ZEN, will explain the fundamental drivers behind Australia’s emergence as the exciting, global playground for electricity system transformation. 

Energy storage of various kinds, and battery storage in particular, is a key enabling technology and versatile ‘Swiss Army Knife’ fuelling the pace of change. Software is enabling aggregation and a myriad of new business models that would have been inconceivable even a few years ago. 

With the move to decentralised generation, battery storage is already being deployed in large numbers, both globally and in Australia. 

Terry will discuss the market outlook and commercial choices for households and businesses contemplating a battery purchase, and provide a market outlook for grid-scale batteries.

Event Location: 
Australian-German Climate and Energy College
Level 1, 187 Grattan Street, University of Melbourne
3010 Parkville , VIC

Terry Teoh is Head of Engineering at SIMEC ZEN Energy, a disruptive renewable-sourced retailer backed by Professor Ross Garnaut and Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance.  Terry has had a significant career in renewable energy with large corporates, including responsibility for Pacific Hydro’s Australian development function from 2005 to 2012.  An engineer by profession, Terry’s has non-work interests in the impact investment space, including as a Director of the Victorian Indigenous Nurseries Cooperative, a social enterprise, and Urban Coup, a co-housing development project in Melbourne.

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