Podcast: Engineer Clare Paynter wraps up EECON17 energy conference - interview by Beyond Zero Emissions - Radio 3CR Melbourne - 15 Dec 2017
Overview: In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Clare Paynter, Graduate Engineer, Congestion Modelling at the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). Clare wears many hats! Clare was Conference Chair for the very successful National Electric Energy Conference 2017 (EECON 2017) held in Melbourne recently and she is also on the committee for the Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA). The theme for EECON 2017 was “Collaboration and Innovation: Adapting Today’s Grid for Tomorrow’s Future” and include a selection of senior industry speakers, special guests and a mixture of technical and business streams that explored the opportunities to transform the grid as we know it, into the grid of the future.
“There’s never been a better time to work in the power industry – things are happening that experienced engineers haven’t seen before, the energy mix discussion is at the forefront of politics, and technology is evolving at an incredibly rapid rate.”