21 Mar 2023

VRET2 Horsham Solar Farm Industry Briefing Program

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Start Date: 21 Mar 2023

End Date: 22 Mar 2023

Start Time: 4:00 pm

End Time: 6:00 pm

Location: Horsham and Ballarat

ESCO Pacific – VRET2 Horsham Solar Farm Industry Briefing Program

BALLARAT: Craig’s Royal Hotel – The Princes Room, Level 1
10 Lydiard St S, Ballarat East 3350
4pm – 6pm
Registration opens 3.30pm



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Welcome and Introduction
ESCO Pacific – Introduction to Horsham Solar Farm project
ESCO Pacific – Engineering, Procurement, Construction and O&M
ESCO Pacific – Social Procurement
ICN Victoria – Gateway Overview
Q & A




Rhiannon Olle
Head of Development, ESCO Pacific

Rhiannon leads the Development team and is a renewable energy expert with over a decade of experience. Her expertise is across the entire development life cycle including site finding, due diligence, land tenure negotiations, environmental assessments, stakeholder engagement, planning and regulatory approvals.

Ravi Singh
CTO, ESCO Pacific

Ravi is responsible for all technical aspects of the business including design, technology selection, grid connections, Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) and Operation and Maintenance (O&M). His focus is improving efficiency of grid connections and improving EPC/O&M costs while ensuring high quality projects.

Helen Kennedy
Community and Stakeholder Manager, ESCO Pacific

Helen has worked in the industry since 1996, beginning as a project developer in the UK, before moving to Australia in 2002. She now focuses on community & stakeholder management for development projects. Helen has a MSc in EIA and Management and holds the IAP2 Australasia Certificate of Engagement.

Michelle Croker
Community Engagement and Stakeholder Adviser, ESCO Pacific

Michelle works as a senior social consultant for Umwelt and has been supporting ESCO Pacific with community engagement and social impact assessment.  Her focus is on developing relationships with industry to deliver on the Victorian government’s social procurement requirements.

Andrew Bradley
Senior Industry Liaison, ICN Victoria

Having joined ICN Victoria in 2007 as Grampians Regional Manager, Andrew is currently the Senior Industry Liaison, a position that is crucial to delivering the state government’s Local Jobs First Policy. Andrew has extensive experience in this field and works cross-functionally within ICN to ensure that all of our customers’ needs are met.

Maintaining and improving the level of Australian businesses with onshore operations acts as one of Andrew’s key motivators, which in turn involves regularly bringing together project owners, buyers, and suppliers from across the state to Help Local Win.




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