Regional Development Director - Asia Pacific, EREN RE
Michael Vawser is the Regional Development Director for APAC at EREN Renewable Energy, responsible for overseeing a 1.2 GW development pipeline in the region. Prior to joining EREN, Michael founded Wind Prospect (Australia) and CWP Renewables, responsible for over 1.4 GW of wind projects operating or under construction to date in Australia.
Michael’s first experience with offgrid installations was when he managed the wind-solar-battery-diesel hybrid power system for a resort on French Island, Victoria, Australia in 1996. Since then, Michael and his team in Jakarta have developed several hybrid project concepts through to funding proposal stage across Indonesia, including a solar-battery hybrid system on the Sumba Iconic Island, an island which aims to have 95% Renewable Energy-generated electrification access by 2020.