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Matt Grantham, as part of his Masters of Applied Finance at Macquarie University, recently analysed the corporate strategy for the recent demerger of EON in Europe (which is one of the world’s largest investor-owned electric utility service, based in Germany). The company was split into in low carbon distributed business (EON) while Uniper retained the high carbon intensity centralised assets. Matt will explore the corporate strategies associated with managing assets in diverging centralised and distributed markets and the lessons that can be learned from what happened in Europe. Matt recently published a series of articles in Renew Economy on this topic. Join us for a utilities’ guide for a brown to green transition.

WHEN: 6:30 – 8pm Monday 7 August 2017
Theatre 1 in the Old Geology Building *
Melbourne University

PAR-Old Geology-G04 (Theatre 1)

* Please note that we are at a temporary new location for this month.

Getting there: Take any tram on Swanston Street and get off at Stop 1, Melbourne University.

Entry: Gold coin donation

All welcome.
Thank you to the University of Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI), our Zero Carbon Australia project partners for supporting us in bringing you this event.
Everyone is welcome to come along to the pub next door to continue the discussion after 8pm!

For those who can’t attend you will find the video recording of this event on the BZE YouTube Channel and via a link on this page. 

Read: About the BZE Discussion Group

Further reading:

BZE radio podcast: EON: Demergers and other lessons on a Brown to Green Transition

Renew Economy: A utilities’ guide for a brown to green transition

Renew Economy: Split decision: Can utilities keep fossil fuel assets while chasing renewables?

Renew Economy: Capital idea: Should utilities invest in the old or the new?