Nigel has almost 20 years' experience in the solar energy industry, including a variety of positions with BP Solar and at a medium-sized PV retailer.

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Nigel’s Master Class will provide invaluable insights into how to better understand, manage and grow PV deployment in Australia and is specifically targeted to two audiences; solar retailers and local government officers.

Click here to register by 30 March to get the early bird discount.

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The Master Class will give attendees the chance to gain detailed insight into the dynamics and drivers of the Australian PV market.

It will also provide updates on both the current state of the industry, where it is headed and valuable lessons that can be learned from the successes and failures of others.

Program outline and learning outcomes:

Session 1 (2.30-3.30pm)

Surviving the carnage; lessons, tips and tricks from around the country for solar retailers.

This will cover the ‘do’s and don’ts’ of solar PV sales and marketing, learning from Australia’s leading case studies, including:

  • How the dynamics of competition are changing
  • Examples of what some have got wrong and right
  • How the future is shaping up.

Session 2 (4-5pm)

Getting program design right; lessons, tips and tricks from around the world for local government officers.

This will include:

  • Understanding the options for increasing take-up of PV within local councils
  • Learning from the best global examples
  • Identifying and managing risk areas.

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Nigel has a background and qualifications in media management, marketing, sales, business development, product development, quality assurance, project management and mechanical engineering.

He is the Director of Solar Business Services, which specialises in research, industry analysis, strategic and tactical business development for solar energy companies.

He received the Australian Solar Energy Society Advocacy and Industry Leadership Award in 2011.

Event details: When: Thursday 12 April

2pm to 5.30pm

Followed by casual networking drinks


Melbourne (venue TBA)


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Early Bird Rate - $290 (register before Friday 30 March)

Standard Rate - $330