Contributor Profile

Mark Schneider

Job TitlePrincipal

Company NameMegawatt Capital


Mark Schneider has worked for over 20 years at the nexus where finance and electricity meet.

Working for Investec Bank, the National Australia Bank and Societe Generale, Mark has 

•         financed power projects, procuring both equity and debt, 

•         developed renewable energy projects and 

•         traded electricity as a commodity.

Since 2013 Mark has led Megawatt Capital, a renewable energy project developer and financial adviser to the renewable energy industry. Together with Neoen, Megawatt Capital has been responsible for developing the Hornsdale Wind Farm in South Australia. Hornsdale has been awarded 20-year off-take agreements for a total of 309MW from the ACT Government. 

Mark holds an Honours Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science, both from the University of Sydney.

Conference Sessions

  • Keynote Plenary

    5 Oct 2016, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM, Rooms 219 & 220

    8:30  Welcome from the Chair: Ivor Frischknecht, Chief Executive Officer, ARENA   8:35 Welcome from our session sponsor Mark Kibby, General Manager, Yingli Gr...

    • Language: English

Opening Times
Wed 11 Oct Exhibition 9.00am – 5.00pm
Wed 11 Oct Networking Event 5.00pm - 6.30pm
Thur 12 Oct Exhibition 9.00am – 5.00pm

Registration opens 8.00am

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