Join HunterNet for the July NewH2 Knowledge Exchange event
Hear updates from the NSW Government Hydrogen team along with the latest from AGL.
HunterNet and NewH2 have announced details of their July Knowledge Exchange event. Chris Reynolds from AGL and Ellie Baker from Fortescue Future Industries will provide an update on feasibility work and investigation of their potentially GW scale hydrogen and ammonia production and export project based at AGL’s Liddell and Bayswater Power Station site in the Upper Hunter.
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The Knowledge Exchange will take place at the Upper Hunter Innovation Precinct, located within the Muswellbrook Tertiary Education Centre (TEC), alongside TAFE NSW and Muswellbrook Library. The Upper Hunter Innovation Precinct is at 87 Hill Street, Muswellbrook.
9.45 Arrival and registration
10-10.45 Tour of the precinct.
10.45-11 Tea/Coffee break
11-11.20 Tim Stock, Director, Hydrogen and Clean Energy, NSW Office of Energy and Climate Change
11.20-11.35 AGL Update on Hunter Hub
11.35-11.50 NSW Decarbonisation Innovation Hub
11.50 -12.30 Workforce Skills Panel, facilitated by Nick Couper COO HunterNet Career Connections – Panelists – Kathy Cox, Peter Schreiner & Myles Egan
12.30 -1 Networking & light lunch
Tim Stock – Director Hydrogen and Clean Energy programs – Office of Energy and Climate Change NSW Treasury :: Tim has over 15 years of commercial and government experience in the clean energy industry in Australia and abroad. Currently he is the Director Hydrogen and Clean Energy programs at the Office of Energy and Climate Change within NSW Treasury, where he is leading the implementation of the $3Billion NSW Hydrogen Strategy. Tim also leads several other sustainable and renewable energy initiatives, with a focus on future fuels and bioenergy and is also the chair of the National GreenPower Accreditation program.
Tony Westmore – Hub Manager, NSW Decarbonisation Innovation Hub :: Tony Westmore has been working at the intersection of energy and climate policy for nearly two decades, as a researcher and advocate, manager and communicator. Most recently as general manager at the Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity, he collaborated on the design and delivery of projects ranging from policy and program development to feasibility and demonstration, with a focus on manufacturing, agriculture, transport and the links between.
Chris Reynolds – Head of Energy Hubs Business Partnering at AGL Australia :: Chris has close to 20 years’ experience with AGL Energy in various roles. They include Head of Legal – Retail and New Energy, Head of Technology Investments and Head of Commercial – Decentralised Energy Resources. Chris’ current role is Head of Energy Hubs Business Partnering, in which he is responsible for building the eco systems to enable the transition of AGL’s thermal generation sites into green hydrogen energy hubs.
Elli Baker – Fortescue Future Industries :: Elli Baker is an experienced commercial, financial and major projects executive leader with 30 years’ working across financial markets, government and utilities (energy and water) sectors. Over the past 5 years Elli has led close to $25 billion of major infrastructure projects in NSW for both asset owner/operators and construction contractors including Water NSW, Acciona, Plenary, Transgrid and now FFI. Elli is currently leading FFI’s green hydrogen projects in the Hunter and Illawarra.