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Hybrid power systems, whether as remote microgrids or grid-connected distributed energy systems are integral to the future of Australia’s rapidly evolving energy landscape. But hybrid power systems require financing, and financiers seek projects that offer low risk. This webinar examines the challenges of designing, building, and operating hybrid power systems that incorporate both renewable resources and storage. Expert panelists discuss best practice design choices and cost-effective operation and maintenance.
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- Peter Lilienthal, Ph.D., HOMER Energy founder & Global Microgrid Lead, UL
- Farhad Mollahagahi, Head of Country, Australia & New Zealand, UL Renewables
- James Trudeau, Global Business Development Manager, Integrated Energy Systems, UL
- David Mintzer, Head of Microgrid Advisory Services, UL
Webinar Presenter Bios:
Peter Lilienthal, Ph.D., HOMER Energy founder & Global Microgrid Lead, UL
Dr. Lilienthal founded HOMER Energy in 2008 and developed the HOMER software over the previous 25 years while at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). HOMER Energy was acquired by UL in 2019.
Farhad Mollahagahi, Head of Country, Australia & New Zealand, UL Renewables
Farhad Mollahagahi leads UL Renewables in Australia and New Zealand. He has extensive experience in technical leadership and asset management in the utility scale renewable energy sector.
James Trudeau, Global Business Development Manager, Integrated Energy Systems, UL
James Trudeau leads the business development team responsible for large batteries used in energy storage, UPS, telecommunications, and commercial & industrial EV’s. He has over 30 years of renewable energy experience and is the former founder & CEO of a lithium battery firm that was focused on energy storage systems.
David Mintzer, Head of Microgrid Advisory Services, UL
David spent the better part of 4 years bringing smart module solar into the marketplace in Australia, which was eventually bought by SunPower. For the last 13 years, he has focused on integrating distributed generation systems into capital planning, and in providing energy efficiency solutions to municipalities, investor-owned electric utilities, developers, IPP’s and energy end-users to cost-effectively integrate Distributed Energy Resources (DERs).