About Us

Planet Ark Power is a leading Australian renewable energy company focused on providing comprehensive clean energy solutions that help businesses and organisations slash electricity costs and build a sustainable energy future. Our expertly engineered systems reduce businesses’ grid-supplied energy and demand charges, replacing them with clean solar power, battery storage, microgrid technology and improved efficiency. Our micro-grid systems enable businesses to access the benefits of exporting energy to the grid, revenue streams from demand response and allow network operators to smooth specific sections of the grid.

At our heart, we’re an innovative clean energy company with a remarkable depth of knowledge and experience in energy and solar power. We take a holistic approach to energy management, focusing on the commercial and industrial sectors, educational and health organisations and government facilities.

Established in 2014, we partnered with Planet Ark in 2017, one of the most trusted environmental brands in Australia. Planet Ark Planet Ark Power is an important initiative of Planet Ark encouraging a low carbon ecosystem by significantly growing commercial rooftop solar installations in Australia. 

In 2021, Planet Ark Power was appointed Master Licensee of the grid edge, eleXsys Energy Management platform for the Australian and New Zealand markets. 

eleXsys is an advanced power electronics device integrating a suite of artificial intelligence (AI) proprietary software applications enabling next-generation two-way smart grids. This award-winning technology platform manages the stability and resilience of distributed energy resources. With grid-forming capability, eleXsys can also be configured to integrate and enable more efficient off-grid microgrids.

With offices in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, we have the capability to install systems almost anywhere in Australia.

Our Team

Stace Tzamtzidis

Stace Tzamtzidis

National Sales Director

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Roger Walker

Roger Walker

Director - Corporate Client Relationships

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Will Waters

Will Waters

National Senior Business Development Manager

Holding an extensive business background in management and energy consulting for his own companies in the UK and Australia, Will joined Planet Ark Power in 2014. He has over 10 years of experience in energy efficiency, renewable energy and energy consulting across different sectors in Australia. Will has been working with a wide industry portfolio of corporate and industrial clients, property management companies, waste management, data centres and schools.

Qualifications:
• BA Business Hons Business Administration 2-1
• Post Graduate Cert IV in Education
• Board Member of Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast (CISC)
• Board Member of Australian Institute of Energy Sunshine Coast (AIE)
• NABERS Professional
• Business Sustainability professional

Tom McVerry

Tom McVerry

National Senior Business Development Manager

Prior to joining Planet Ark Power, Tom was a professional rugby player who has played 6 seasons in Japan for Kyuden Voltex, and for several other teams such as the Queensland Reds in his long career.

In his time at Planet Ark Power, he has delivered multiple commercial solar and energy efficiency systems to customers in QLD, NSW, NT and VIC, with these solar systems delivering over 4MW of solar capacity.

Tom has expertise in a variety of industries, including commercial real estate and property management, regional and rural businesses in the farming, agricultural, and manufacturing sectors. Tom’s recent customers include Llewellyn Motors, with their 330 kW solar and power factor correction system, and the McNamee feedlot, a 250 kW solar system.

Chris Chung

Chris Chung

Financial Controller (Global)

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Martin Hoelscher

Martin Hoelscher

National Operations Manager

Martin has over 35 years of experience in the Electricity Supply Industry in NSW and Queensland, holding Executive Engineering Management roles. These included the areas of distribution and sub transmission power line design, network planning and asset management, and the development of regulatory submissions and preparation and publishing of Regulatory Annual Network Management Plans. He has prepared and overseen annual capital and operating/maintenance programs in excess of $1 billion, and has contract and project management experience for multi-million dollar electricity asset projects.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)
• Bachelor of Business
• Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ)
• Chartered Professional Engineer
• National Professional Engineers Registered (NPER)
• Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia (FIEAust)
• Committee member of Engineers Australia Electrical Branch Queensland

Stanley Duan-Mu

Stanley Duan-Mu

Solar Project Manager

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Paul Rainbird

Paul Rainbird

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Taraziena Stevenson

Taraziena Stevenson

Business Transformation Manager

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Hisae Kuwajima-Ruddick

Hisae Kuwajima-Ruddick

Digital Marketing Manager, Web Developer and Sales Administrator

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