The much anticipated launch event for the Sustainable Energy Now (SEN) Jobs Report 2020 was held on Monday 14 September at RIFF.
Two panels comprising 8 industry leaders discussed the findings of the report, the future of the SWIS grid and new jobs rich, sunrise industries powered by renewables and storage, highlighting:
* 55,000 energy jobs on the SWIS grid over the decade 2020 - 2030.
* A 90% renewables and energy powered SWIS grid by 2030.
Panel One discussed The [R]Evolution of the SWIS Grid
Moderator: Kylie Wilkie | Senior Associate | Allens
Panelists: Ursula Fuentes Hutfilter | Senior Climate Policy Adviser | Climate Analytics
Gary Bryant | GM Assest Strategy | Alinta Energy
Anya Nova | Business Development | Power Ledger | Australian Block Chain Leader of the Year 2019
-> Please find a link to a video of the first session here.
The second Panel discussed Jobs and sunrise industries: WA's potential for an RE-powered 'superpower' future.
Moderator: Emma Schmitt | GM New Energy Investments | Summit Southern Cross Power
Panelists: James Campbell-Sloane | Director | Deloittes Access Economics
Dave Manning | Global Head | Hybrid juwi Renewable Energy
Brodie McCulloch | Perth Lord Mayoral Candidate | Founder of Spacecubed
-> Please find a link to a video of the second discussion here.
The Sustainable Energy Now (SEN) Jobs Report 2020 is available to download for free. Click here.
A short explainer video detailing the results and methods of the SEN Jobs Report 2020 is available at : https://youtu.be/8Ui_cb76T58