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UKTI Clean Tech Webinar Presentation

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UK Trade & Investment presents on the Australian clean tech industry and the current opportunities that are on offer for British companies.

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UKTI Clean Tech Webinar Presentation

  1. 1. UK Trade & Investment Webinar Series Future for Clean Tech & Green Australia? Andrew Grant, CEO, CO2 Group Kane Thornton, Deputy Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council James Grugeon, Director, RAMP Energy Brendan Lewis, Australian Representative, London and Partners 20th March 2013UKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 1
  2. 2. Webinar Event agenda • Facilitated by Brendan Lewis, London and Partners • Introduction • UKTI Overview – Antonia Yendell, British Consulate Melbourne • Andrew Grant, CEO, CO2 Group • Kane Thornton, Deputy Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council • James Grugeon, Director, RAMP Energy • Facilitated Discussion • Q & A sessionUKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 2
  3. 3. Andrew Grant, CEO, CO2 GROUPKane Thornton, Deputy Chief Executive,Clean Energy Council James Grugeon, Director, Chief Energy Saver, RAMP Energy & Energy Saving Social Club Brendan Lewis, London and Partners 3
  4. 4. Why Australia & New Zealand? • You’ll feel at home immediately: – Over 1,000 UK companies and more Brits than in any other country – Very similar business, legal and regulatory culture • Best performing OECD country economically, with good growth prospects • Strong Australian & NZ dollar making UK goods and services more affordable • Closely linked to fast growing Asia-Pacific nations • Massive opportunities for UK companies in oil and gas, health, ports, infrastructure, ICT, education, low carbon, financial and business services • Free trade agreements with China, the ASEAN nations and SingaporeUKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 4
  5. 5. Australia & NZ - an economic snapshot NZ Australia UK Population 4.4 million 22.5 million 62 million Global GDP ranking 55th 13th 7th GDP growth est. 2012 2.3% 3% 0.6% GDP per capita ($US 2011) $36,648 $40,800 $36,600 Ease of doing business (World 3rd 15th 7th Bank 2011) Unemployment (Sept 2012) 6.5% 5.1% 8.1% Land mass – sq kms 263,310 7 692 000 242 000 000UKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 5
  6. 6. What is Clean Tech? ‘Clean Tech’ covers economically viable products, technologies, processes and services that come under the categories of: • Renewable energy • Low emissions technologies • Water and wastewater reuse and treatment technologies • Low emissions transport technologies • Recycling and packaging technologies and systems • Or any other that • Harnesses renewable materials and energy sources, • dramatically reduces the use of natural resources • cuts or eliminates emissions and wastes.UKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 6
  7. 7. Clean Energy Statistics • The Carbon Price was implemented in July 2012 • A record US$243 billion was invested globally in clean energy in 2010. • Australia’s Renewable Energy Target will deliver 20% of the country’s electricity from Renewable sources by 2020 – (10% in 2011) • Australian Electricity prices have risen 30% over the last 4 years • Hydropower produces enough electricity for 2.8 million average homes • The IEA* forecasts that solar power could provide Australia with 40% of its energy in 2050 • Wind Energy contributes to 22% of total clean energy generation. • South Australia is home to more than half of the country’s wind capacity • * Interational Energy AgencyUKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 7
  8. 8. Clean Tech Industry Profile • According to Australia Clean Tech: • 1340 Australian Clean Tech Companies generated $30 billion revenue 2012 (quarter of the entire manufacturing sector) • Average capital transaction was $10.4 million • 53,000 clean tech sector employees is larger than the direct employment of the automotive manufacturing industry in Australia • Average Clean Tech employee creates 5 x revenue compared to both automotive and general manufacturing. • Belief that extent of global growth and investment in Clean Tech is largely misunderstood in Australia but trend set to changeUKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 8
  9. 9. How can UKTI help you? • Provide grants to help you research the market through our Export Market Research Scheme (EMRS) • Conduct market research & contact finding for you through our Overseas Market Information Service (OMIS) • Help you attend Exhibitions through our Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) FreeDigitalPhotos.net • Help you successfully visit the market as part of a Trade Mission through our Visit Scheme (MVS)UKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 9
  10. 10. Contacts • Brendan Lewis, London and Partners, blewis@londonandpartners.com +61 3 9014 9600 • Andrew Grant , CEO, CO2 Group, info@co2australia.com.au +61 3 9928 5111 • Kane Thornton, Deputy Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council, KThornton@cleanenergycouncil.org.au • James Grugeon, Director, RAMP energy & Energy Saving Social Club james@energysavingsocialclub.com.au • Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manger, UKTI Antonia.Yendell@fco.gov.uk +61 3 9652 1616UKTI WEBINAR: Antonia Yendell, Senior Trade Development Manager 20th March 2013 10
  11. 11. CO2 Group Limited20 March 2013

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