Isolated Power System Connect

Isolated Power System Connect provides a unique opportunity for industry, academia and international experts working in the field of remote area power supply and isolated power systems to connect, discuss and share their ideas, present results, reflect on past experiences and discuss future projects.

IPS Connect 2019

IPS Connect 2019 will be held from 11 – 15 November 2019 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

IPS Connect 2019 will include a Professional Development Course and a Technical Workshop.


IPS Connect

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Maui, Hawaii, USA

Rottnest Island, Western Australia
2017 presentation slides and photos

Flinders Island, Tasmania, Australia

King Island, Tasmania, Australia

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • IPS Owners and Operators
  • Government Representatives
  • Policy Makers
  • Aid Agencies
  • Utilities
  • Climate Change Advocacy Groups

IPS Connect Secretariat

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding registration and planning your attendance for IPS Connect 2017.
+61 3 6231 2999

IPS Connect Committee


  • Professor Michael Negnevitsky
    University of Tasmania

Professional Development Committee:

  • James Hamilton
    University of Tasmania
  • Xiaolin Wang
    University of Tasmania
  • George Roe
    Alaska Centre for Energy and Power
  • Jennie Potter
    Hawaii Public Utilities Commissioner 

IPS Connect Committee

Workshop Committee:

  • Richard Rocheleau
    Hawaii Natural Energy Institute
  • Jeremy Kasper
    Alaska Centre for Energy and Power, University of Alaska
  • Simon Gamble
    Enernet Global
  • David Pollington
    UPC Renewables
  • Ray Massie
    Hydro Tasmania
  • James Hamilton
    University of Tasmania
  • Xiaolin Wang
    University of Tasmania
  • Marc White
    Goanna Energy
  • Frederick Redell
    County of Maui, Mayor’s Office of Economic Development
  • Jeanne Skog
    Jeanne Unemori Skog LLC
  • Frank De Rego
    Maui Economic Development Board
  • Jennie Potter
    Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
  • Simon Benmarraze
    International Renewable Energy Agency


Sponsors of IPS Connect are recognised as active participants and supporters within the sector. Contact James Hamilton or Professor Michael Negnevitsky to discuss supporting IPS Connect.

2018 HOSTS


Past Organisations Attending or Supporting IPS Connect include:

  • Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
  • Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI)
  • Synergy
  • Global Sustainable Energy Solutions (GSES)
  • Goanna Energy Consulting 
  • University of Tasmania 
  • Enercon
  • Innovus Power
  • Unelco Engie
  • Power and Water Corporation
  • RCR Tolminson
  • Chuuk Public Utility Corporation (CPUC)
  • Masdar
  • EFL
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Regen Power
  • International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Magellan Power
  • UTAS Centre for Renewable Energy & Power Systems
  • Western Power
  • Australian Antarctic Division
  • TAU
  • UPC Renewables
  • Energy Queensland
  • JUWI
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Pacific Power Association 
  • Renewable Energy Systems (RES)
  • Goldwind
  • Office of Naval Research
  • World Bank
  • Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP)
  • Horizon Power
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • ITP Renewables 
  • Energy Developments
  • Territory Generation
  • MEB
  • TasNetworks
  • Entura
  • Clean Energy Council
  • Solomon Power
  • Hydro Tasmania 
  • Rocky Mountain Institute
  • Carbon War Room
  • Tonga Power Limited
  • Carnegie Clean Energy
  • Power Ledger 
  • TEC