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March 2, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$45.00 – $50
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Captain Melville
34 Franklin Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Australia’s Energy Transformation

Drinks with Kane Thornton

Hosted by:
Jill Riseley AM

March 2, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

$45.00 – $50

Moving towards a clean energy system will see Australia go through a massive energy transition.

“We know that clean, low-cost renewable energy and storage is the answer to Australia’s energy supply concerns.”

This is the view of Kane Thornton, Chief Executive of the Clean Energy Council, and we are thrilled that he will lead a conversation on Australia’s energy transformation.

The Clean Energy Council (CEC) is the peak body for the clean energy industry in Australia. They represent and work with more than 1,000 businesses operating in Australia across renewable energy, energy storage, and renewable hydrogen.

The CEC works with industry and government to build a competitive and sustainable market to help accelerate the transformation of Australia’s energy system to one that is smarter and cleaner.

Kane has more than a decade’s experience in energy policy and leadership in the development of the renewable energy industry. Kane has advocated for and helped design the policies that have been critical to the renewable energy industry’s growth, and continues to be an active political advocate, public presenter and media spokesperson.

He has broad international management experience having previously worked in technology, living and working in Asia. He has held a range of advisory and board roles with government and non-government organisations in the climate change and energy sector, and is a non-executive director of Sustainability Victoria.

By engaging in this critical conversation you will be better informed on what is an urgent strategic issue.

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