SA Chapter 2015 Program of Events




Presenter and Company

Organiser - Location


Thursday 19th March 2015


“Tolerable Asset Risk”

Arthur Calvert-Smith,ElectraNet Pty. Ltd.

MP& BC / Chapman Theatre, EA

This presentation will deal with the quantification of asset risks and will include a case study on a risk-based approach to earthing.

Thursday 30th April 2015.


Tindo Solar Tour

Adrian Ferraretto, Managing Director, Tindo Solar

Tindo Solar, Mawson Lakes

Presentation on the solar panel manufacturing process and the Tindo business model, followed by a tour of the facility.

Tuesday 16th June 2015


“Latest Developments in NEM Regulatory Regime”

David Swift, Executive General Manager Corporate DevelopmentAEMO

MP / Chapman Theatre, EA

This presentation will include information on the current supply/demand issues, concerns on falling network efficiency and distributed generation issues.  A South Australian perspective of these issues will also be presented.

Thursday 20th August 2015


“Advances in PPE for Utilities”

Darren Jenkins, Electrical Safety Manager,  Ausgrid

MP / Chapman Theatre, EA

Darren will show conventional and high sped videos of tests on protective clothing exposed to arc flashes.  The presentation will also give a summary of the PPE adopted at Ausgrid as a result of Darren’s findings.

Late October / Early November 2015

(Tentative - Date TBA)

Energy Storage

Mark Vincent , SA Power Networks (FC)


One other speaker, TBA



Energy storage issues and impacts for power utilities and alternative storage technologies.


Tour of Tonsley TAFE Electrical Trade School


Tonsley Park TAFE


Martyn Pearce, SA Chapter Chairman   -   31st January 2015.

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        Chapman Theatre, Engineers Australia, Level 11, 108 King William Street, Adelaide.



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