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The Cities Power Partnership brought some of our member councils together for a South Australian Renewables Road Trip.
During the trip, our participants had the opportunity to see the energy transformation underway in South Australia and be inspired by tangible action as we visited large-scale renewable projects in and around Port Augusta, South Australia.
They also had access to learn from world-class climate and energy experts who shared their extensive knowledge to arm them with the ability to implement similar projects in their own areas.
The South Australia Renewables Bonanza highlighted a number of completed and under construction renewable energy and storage projects. Including:
Missed out on this event? Check out this video featuring trip highlights.
Former Labor South Australian premier
Jay Weatherill served as the 45th Premier of South Australia from 2011 to 2018, establishing the state as the nation's clean energy leader, dramatically cutting the state's carbon emissions and opening new business opportunities.
Climate expert and Climate Councillor
Lesley is a Distinguished Professor of Biology and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity & Development) at Macquarie University. Her research has mainly focused on the impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems.
Professor Andrew Stock brings over 40 years experience in senior management and executive roles in energy businesses. He is a present and past Director of numerous energy companies, a Board Member of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, and Chair of resources and energy Institute Advisory Boards at the University of Adelaide and University of Melbourne.
Energy and Solutions Researcher, Climate Council
Louis is a researcher at the Climate Council specialising in energy solutions. Since joining the Climate Council in 2017, he has worked on reports on renewable energy and business, energy storage, coal power stations and federal and state energy policy.