General Manager, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
Jacinda Papps is a regulatory, policy and government relations professional with over 20 years’ experience in energy markets across multiple jurisdictions, including 15 years in Western Australia.
Jacinda joined Alinta Energy in 2017 and is responsible for the strategic management of the wholesale regulatory environment for the WEM, the NWIS and the NEM; responsible for wholesale markets and power generation compliance for the WEM and NEM and responsible for the strategic management for Alinta Energy’s WA Government Relations activities.
Prior to joining Alinta Energy, Jacinda held roles with Synergy and the former Independent Market Operator in Western Australia.
Opportunities in wind
Western Australia is fortunate to have some of the best onshore and offshore wind resources in the world, much of which remains undeveloped. With the industry rapidly evolving and demand for new renewables continuing to grow developers, contractors and investors need to keep pace.
Our panellists will discuss the challenges and opportunities for wind development in WA, including accommodating bigger and bigger turbines, evolving construction techniques, onshore and offshore construction, land access and 3rd party permitting and approvals.