Principal Consultant

Phone: +61 406 238 023

Principal Consultant

Key projects and experience: evaluation of new emerging (and re-emerging) technology implementation including fast start gas generation battery storage and pumped storage assets in addition to renewable energy projects, evaluating routes to market, developing robust revenue and financial models, analysing policy and regulatory frameworks to inform retail and generator market entry strategy, review and recommending changes to government subsidy programs.

Ben’s experience working on projects with clients across market sectors both domestically and internationally gives him a unique insight into project risks and opportunities as well as policy direction and outcomes. Working with both generators and investors on business cases and revenue strategies Ben assisted in bringing innovative products, services and technologies to market. His commitment to developing actionable and practicable recommendations for his clients allows them to make better decisions and deliver more efficient outcomes.

Latest thinking

Low carbon generation

Through the dark: Transformation for community energy

Community energy generation in Ireland is currently at a nascent stage, but developments in 2019 could see it become a major player in energy generation. Most community energy funding is spent on energy efficiency rather than energy generation. Our research indicates that there is as little as 6MW of community-owned...

Commercial and market outlook

ESB charts direction for changes to the NEM

The below extract has been taken from our eighth edition of ‘Energy Spectrum Australia’, and if you would like to read more about the latest developments in the Australian energy market, please contact for a free trial of our ‘Energy Spectrum Australia’ service. The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has provided an...

Commercial and market outlook

AEMO: new markets & standards to help integrate renewables

The below sample has been taken from our second edition of Energy Spectrum Australia, and if you have enjoyed reading this article and want to read more about the latest developments in the Australian energy market, please contact Ben Hall,,  for more information. On 1 October AEMO published an...

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