About michael.moran@voltio.com.au

Mike has a decade's worth of experience in energy markets and finance. As a project finance executive at Navigator (now known as Corality), Mike successfully established the EMEA operations for the business. Working on numerous large scale wind and solar projects in Southern Africa and mainland Europe, Mike discovered his passion for renewable energy and returned to Australia to work for the VC and Private Equity firm M.H Carnegie & Co. In late 2012 Mike become an Energy Trader with Australia's largest retailer Origin Energy, where he gained a comprehensive knowledge of the Australian energy markets and infrastructure landscape. Mike left Origin and founded Voltio in December 2015.

Key themes from Australian Utility Week

The Australian Utility Week (AUW) conference has just wrapped up for another year and our Voltio attendees enjoyed a couple of action-packed days in Melbourne. Firstly, a little bit of context for those readers who aren’t familiar with AUW. The conference has been running for

1 December 2017|Education, News|

Deadline extended for Embedded Network operators.

AER announce a transitional approach for Embedded Network compliance. The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has announced that embedded network operators have until 31 March 2018, rather than 1 December 2018, to appoint an Embedded Network Manager. During this period embedded network operators will need to

11 November 2017|Education, Embedded Networks, News|

Will the National Energy Guarantee create savings?

Will we see any real savings from the government’s National Energy Guarantee? In mid October, the federal government announced that they will be scrapping the Clean Energy Target (CET) proposed by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, in favour of a new energy policy called the National

20 October 2017|News|

Introduction to Embedded Networks

What is an Embedded Network? An embedded network is an electrical system where the property owner consolidates energy consumption for the site, creating cost and usage efficiencies for everyone involved. Multi-occupant sites, like shopping centres and apartment blocks, are really well suited to the embedded

26 August 2017|Education, Embedded Networks|

What’s this about the world’s largest battery?

Tesla has won a contract to install the world's biggest grid-scale battery in South Australia, in what will be a litmus test for the reliability of large-scale renewable energy. The 100 megawatt (MW) lithium ion battery, will harness power from a French-owned wind farm north

13 July 2017|News|

St Lucia Solar – 7.2kW

St Lucia Solar - 7.2kW The site for this project was a dental practice in St Lucia, Brisbane. The owners of this business approached Voltio looking for a way to reduce their energy costs. Voltio reviewed their energy usage profile and recommended a small solar installation, to help

30 June 2017|Client Work, Solar Energy|

Frequently Asked Questions about Solar

Voltio has created these FAQs to help you understand what's involved during the installation of a solar system. If you have a question that hasn't been answered here, we'd love to hear from you.   Will the solar system be as reliable as the current

8 May 2017|Education, Solar Energy|

What are the benefits of battery storage systems?

Battery Energy Storage Systems can help customers reduce their energy costs and provide a back-up power source for critical loads. Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS) are well suited to commercial and industrial (C&I) assets. Owners and managers of commercial property can reduce their exposure to retail

28 April 2017|Education|

The benefits of an embedded network with solar

An embedded network is a electrical system that supplies an entire building, rather than occupants having individual supply contracts. The key benefit of an embedded network is lower prices through aggregated buying power and simpler allocation of shared charges.   Private properties like shopping centres,

How much solar do we need to power Australia?

Voltio believes renewable energy, specifically solar, is the best way to power Australia today and in the future. We believe this so much that we’ve made it our mission to power Australia with solar panels. How much energy does Australia consume in a year? According

30 January 2017|Education, Solar Energy|