David Edwards

David Edwards

Horizon Power

David Edwards is the Digital Strategy and Innovation Manager in the Technology & Digital Transformation division at Horizon Power in Western Australia. David has pioneered change in fields as diverse as the television and music industry, renewable energy generation, regional service delivery and science mega-projects such as the Square Kilometre Array. Currently, at the forefront of energy sector transformation, David uses a problem focussed style of leadership to identify value add solutions and demonstrate the art of the possible. David contributes to several national working groups on Distributed Energy Resources while leading research and development into future smart energy networks. He displays a rare combination of sharp intellect, boundless curiosity and practical creativity. He has a neat habit of asking probing questions in a non-threatening spirit of solidarity and then following up the answer with another one. David is an international speaker, ardent swimmer, a music lover, published author and father of three.

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.