The ABS Energy Solutions Management Team have an average of almost 15 years experience each in the renewable energy space.
We bring this hands on experience to every client we help, ensuring you get the best outcome possible.
With over 20 years’ experience working in the renewable energy sector, focussed on solar thermal, solar PV, storage and EV chargers, Colin has held CEO, Managing Director and Project Director positions for several Australian and multinational companies in the space.
Colin has international experience having lived and worked in China for a number of years and headed up business development for Chinese inverter and EV charger, UK and German solar battery manufacturers.
Colin has project managed solar projects from small residential, through solar carports to solar farms of 6MW over the past 12 years so has hands on experience in the solar space.
Previously he setup small commercial manufacturing of biofuels for vehicles from waste cooking oil, has patents and design registrations for solar heating and cooling products, was a member of the Electric Vehicle Association in the 1980s and 1990s, was a winner of the ABC New Inventors and appeared on TV with Michael Caton (“tell him he’s dreaming”) and Peter Garrett (Midnight Oil and former Federal Environment Minister) to raise funds for the Australian Conservation Foundation.
Colin has been a presenter at numerous Clean Tech conferences in Australia and internationally and has made appearances on several short films and TV shows on renewable energy.
Frank brings over 10 years of designing and installing solar systems to the team. His attention to detail ensure that customers continue to rank Frank as one of the best and most efficient installers.
Mat has worked for the last 20 years in Japan and South East Asia for Global Investment Banks. Previously, he was working directly in project management for major brand name stock market listed solar, battery and renewable component companies. For the last four years he has had a passion for finding the right solutions for Australian businesses around renewable energy and arranging either lease finance or chattel mortgage for commercial solar projects.
When the right solar and storage project has been proposed, ABS is able to access up to a 20 year lease financing for some clients where maximizing cash flow benefit and savings is the most important outcome.
As well as working towards zero carbon outcomes, Mat has been able to help significantly reduce large commercial power and gas budgets, as well as leading some ground breaking cheaper group procurement deals for multi site , blue chip companies. Our expertise is in not only accessing cheaper grid energy procurement but detailed network tariff fee reductions using our energy management optimization platform.
Rod has run innovative and successful companies in the renewable energy, heating and cooling and geothermal space.