Sponsor Bios

 

Gold Sponsors

Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy is a leading Australian utility with an owned and contracted generation portfolio of 3,000MW, over 1 million combined electricity and gas retail customers, and around 800 employees across Australia and New Zealand. We’ve been supplying energy in Australia for over 20 years. 

With an existing customer support hub in Perth, in January 2021 we announced that we’re bringing our east coast customer contact centre onshore to Victoria.  

Our energy portfolio includes power stations, transmission lines and natural gas pipelines in Australia and the Glenbrook power station in New Zealand.  Other assets include the 502MW Braemar Power Station, near Dalby in Queensland, and gas fired power stations and a large-scale battery in Western Australia.

We’re working to make energy more affordable and we’re committed to supporting the development of new renewable energy generation, including WA’s largest wind farm and the Pilbara’s Solar Gas Hybrid Project.

 

Synergy

As Western Australia’s leading energy generator and retailer, Synergy is an essential and trusted provider of electricity and gas. Utilising our diverse energy generation portfolio, Synergy supplies reliable and affordable energy to more than one million residential and business customers.

Synergy owns and operates electricity generating assets, including thermal power stations, spanning from Kalbarri in the north, out to Kalgoorlie in the east and down to Albany in the south – an electricity network known as the South West Interconnected System (SWIS).

Owned by the Government of Western Australia, Synergy proudly supports the people of Western Australia and plays an active role in the communities in which we operate. Synergy’s purpose is clear – to lead Western Australians to their intelligent energy future.

 

Silver Sponsors

The Lantau Group

The Lantau Group is an energy sector-focused economics and strategy consultancy, with offices in Perth and staff and affiliates in Melbourne and Sydney; as well as offices in Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong.  With over two decades of experience in the Asia Pacific region, we offer the capabilities and the expert bench strength of a larger professional services firm, with the flexibility, innovation, and personal touch of a boutique.  In Australia we cover wholesale and capacity market design, sustainability issues, competition economics, market rule changes, strategy, and advanced market analytics for commercial stakeholders, governments, regulators, and more. 

 

ATCO

With 60 years’ experience in Australia, ATCO understands the local environment. Backed by global expertise and experience across electricity, natural gas, water, storage and structures, our team develops innovative solutions to complex industrial problems.

ATCO has managed the WA natural gas distribution network since 2011. The network currently incorporates more than 760,000 residential, commercial and industrial connections and more than 14,000kms of pipeline.

Investing in alternative and renewable energy solutions for 30 years, ATCO continues to respond to disruption in the energy sector through projects using new technologies and business models to provide energy solutions for a low carbon future.

 

Western Power

Western Power is a Western Australian State Government owned corporation responsible for building, maintaining and operating an electricity network that connects our 2.3 million customers to traditional and renewable energy sources, delivering an essential service to our community.  We’re at the forefront of the energy industry in leveraging new technologies, including integrating microgrid and battery storage solutions. We’re leading the way to a cleaner, brighter and more resilient energy supply for the next generation. 

For more than 70 years, our vast transmission and distribution network, and the people behind it, have been providing West Australians with safe, reliable and efficient energy. We seamlessly connect homes, businesses and essential infrastructure to an increasingly renewable energy mix supercharging our vibrant West Australian lifestyle.

 

Bronze Sponsor

Merz Consultancy

Perth-based and WA-centric, Merz Consultancy is owned and operated by a team of high-calibre strategic consultants, energy economists, engineers, technicians and project delivery personnel.

We specialise in the functional and economic optimisation of renewables, power system modelling, power distribution, transmission and generation projects and we deliver power projects from idea inception through to commissioning. We also provide a comprehensive range of energy-related services and independent specialised advice.