Helping you make sense of the Australian energy sector.


Baker McKenzie and Cornwall Insight Australia masterclass series

The National Energy Market (NEM) is currently undergoing a significant transformation and the Energy Security Board (ESB) has been tasked with leading the design and implementation of a NEM 2.0 that enables integration of high amounts of renewable energy in-front and behind-the-meter, along with retiring and new dispatchable power and various forms of storage technologies. Alongside this, the Australian Government has just released its Technology Investment Roadmap setting out a framework to accelerate various sources of low emissions technologies including across the energy sector.

Masterclass series

State of the Market | 23 July, 4pm – 5pm: A snapshot of the state of the NEM and current, proposed regulatory reform processes and impacts of COVID-19. 

Managing Disputes in Construction of Renewable Energy Projects | 24 August, 4pm – 6pm: Legal implications of project delays including those caused by NEM grid issues and ‘Force Majeure’ events such as bushfires and COVID-19, contractor insolvency and defect issues.

Alternative Hedging Products for Renewable Energy Projects | 17 September, 10am: Presented by Nephila Climate / Allianz Risk Transfer with respect to available hedging products for renewable energy projects in the National Electricity Market.

Integrating Renewables – Actioning the ISP and Renewable Energy Zones | 15 October, 4pm – 5.30pm: AEMO’s ISP 2.0, report on integrating renewables and proposed regulatory frameworks for the development of renewable energy zones (REZs).

Future Models for Distributed Energy Resources | 4 November, 4pm – 5pm: The impact and uptake of emerging DER technologies, new market services, integration of distributed energy resources (DER) and impact of Government intervention, such as the Federal Government’s ‘big stick’ legislation.

NEM 2025 – Market and Transmission Reforms | 8 December, 4pm – 5pm: Providing a review of key market and transmission reforms explored as part of the NEM 2025 reform process, and exploring the NEM market framework of the future, including discussion on dynamic regional pricing, ancillary services market reform, integration of utility scale storage and state government policy initiatives.

Booking information

Location: Online

Time: Please see each individual session. 

Price: Free 

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Upcoming Course dates for Baker McKenzie and Cornwall Insight Australia masterclass series

24 August 2020
17 September 2020
15 October 2020
4 November 2020
8 December 2020