Dean Smith

Dean Smith

AGL's Senior Manager Power Development

Dean joined AGL in 2017 as Manager Power Development leading AGL’s development of a portfolio energy storage options and has spent majority of his time over the last twelve months pursuing Pumped Hydro opportunities. Dean is involved in internal groups looking at hydrogen feasibility and is keenly involved in the Liddell Innovation Project. His experience spans over 15 years in the market developing renewable energy projects across Australia.

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Dean Smith

8 February 2019
7 minute read

Pumping extra supply when it's needed most

Traditional hydro and pumped hydro generation have an extremely important role to play in an energy mix, because they can provide extra energy quickly in the event of rapid changes in customer demand or outages.