News from around the world on pumped hydro projects…
Pumped Hydro News
Kidston pumped hydro to have more storage
October 20, 2017In an ASX announcement Genex Power reported on its Technical Feasibility Optimisation which upgrades the storage from 6 to 8 hours operation at 250 MW. This is an additional 33% over the earlier indi...
Snowy Hydro has a better solution than batteries
October 7, 2017Snowy Hydro boss Paul Broad has been out and about talking up the merits of pumped hydro over chemical battery storage such as the much touted Tesla installation in South Australia. According to AFR,...
Study finds Cultana seawater pumped hydro project feasible
September 25, 2017A consortium of EnergyAustralia, Arup and The University of Melbourne’s Energy Institute (MEI), with funding assistance from ARENA, has undertaken a feasibility study for a seawater pumped hydro...
M: +61 468 841 854
Gerald is a senior lawyer specialising in energy and infrastructure projects (in particular renewable energy) having worked in Australia, the UK and Germany. He has advised contractors, project sponsors, banks and procuring authorities on projects in Australia and overseas.
Gerald is an industry leader in the renewable energy sector having advised on projects in more than 20 countries both from within the industry and as a practising lawyer. He is a director of Pegasus Legal, an energy and infrastructure boutique legal practice. Most recently, Gerald has successfully closed market-leading transactions in Australia, the Philippines and Japan.
He also has substantial expertise in the transport industry, having worked on numerous rail and airport projects in the UK, Europe, India and Australia.
Other activities: Gerald is the Secretary of Brisbane Symphony Orchestra, a leading community orchestra serving South-East Queensland. Gerald has been a Visiting Lecturer within the LL.M. programme at the University of Warwick (UK) and within the LL.M. programme at the University of Queensland (Australia).
Chris is a generalist civil engineer and software engineer with a recent focus on electro-mobility and renewable energy integration.
Past experience includes infrastructure projects such as construction planning of coal loader offshore works, detailed design of highway grade separated interchanges, design and systems analysis for highway design software used in 42 countries, design and construction of municipal facilities.
Chris is a joint venture partner in Eco Boats Australia Pty Ltd a leading marine electro-mobility company with offices in Sydney and Brisbane. Chris is the technical lead for design and implementation of electrical propulsion systems for yachts, motor boats, work boats and small vessels. Chris has a special interest in renewable energy powered vessels.
Chris’s company Creative Engineering Australia Pty Ltd has developed software for geometric design of Highways and other major civil engineering projects. The software has been translated to French, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, and Hungarian and has been used in 42 countries world wide for a variety of infrastructure projects. Creative Engineering also provides consulting services for renewable energy integration and infrastructure planning.
Other activities: Chris is a ex-officio board member of the Association of Sustainable Communities, Co-Convener of Pine Rivers Greens.