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Killian Wentrup

Killian Wentrup has been working in the energy and carbon markets field since 2002, based in Australia and Europe. He has held a diverse range of roles in the corporate, consulting and government sectors. Until recently he was a Director of Perspectives Climate Change, a leading international carbon markets advisory firm, based in Hamburg, Germany. His experience spans across various clean energy technologies and regions, including Australia, sub-saharan Africa, South East Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. He also spent several years working for Origin Energy, based in Sydney, where he was involved in renewable energy transactions as well as leading the company’s input to the design of an emissions trading scheme, the renewable energy target and the state based energy efficiency schemes. He previously held roles with the Energy Supply Association of Australia and the Victorian Government. Killian studied Economics and International Business at the University of Queensland


Articles by Killian Wentrup (2)

  • The global outlook for renewable energy

    My previous article showed that there has been an unprecedented level of investment in renewable energy over the last decade. Let's consider the drivers for this in more detail and look to the future. Policy measures introduced in Europe and North America kick-started the market for wind turbines and solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and helped build what are now multi-billion dollar global industries.