ESCO Pacific hires Head of AEMO Connections as development pipeline soars above 2.0GW of projects

ESCO Pacific is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Shilliday in a newly created role as Head of Strategic Projects. Mark joins the business from AEMO where he was Head of Connections with responsibility for overseeing all new generator connections within the NEM.

 

In his new role at ESCO Pacific, Mark will be responsible for strategically evaluating network and battery optimisation opportunities within ESCO Pacific's burgeoning pipeline while in addition identifying new opportunities for pipeline growth.

 

Steven Rademaker, CEO of ESCO Pacific, said that:

 

"Mark's system and network knowledge is second to none. He has a proven ability to navigate complex and challenging network arrangements and we are delighted to have someone of Mark's calibre join the business"

 

Mark Shilliday, Head of Strategic Projects at ESCO Pacific, said that:

 

"I am really delighted to be joining ESCO Pacific. I look forward to playing a valuable role in the continued success of the company and ensuring ESCO Pacific continues to play a key role in the energy transition within Australia."

 

Further, ESCO Pacific recently surpassed 2.0GW of pipeline growth as the business continues to expand across the NEM. CEO Steven Rademaker added further 11Surpassing 2.0GW of pipeline is a testament to our strong internal development capabilities and a reflection of the hard work our Team has put in over the past twelve months".

 

"As our pipeline continues to advance, further updates will be provided as more advanced projects come to market".


About ESCO Pacific

ESCO Pacific is one of Australia’s leading ground mounted solar farm developers and operators with over 496MW of projects currently operational, 185MW committed and in construction and a further 1.1GW in advanced stages of development. Shell acquired a 49% interest in ESCO Pacific in December 2019. The ESCO Pacific team is comprised of infrastructure, development, grid connection and finance professionals with market leading experience in developing, and delivering to market, high quality utility scale solar farms.

www.escopacific.com.au


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