Phone: 0419 686 453
Email: Vince Garrone
Vince Garrone is the Technical Manager (UQ Solar) and was instrumental in negotiating the network connection agreement for the 3.275MW Gatton PV plant. He is a Registered Professional Electrical Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) with more than 30 years’ experience in distribution utilities and in the private sector; the latter encompassing railway control systems and mineral processing plants. His particular areas of expertise include voltage management and the impact of renewable based distributed generation such as photovoltaics on electricity distribution networks. Vince is also experienced in photovoltaic system design, distribution network performance assessment and reporting, project management and the design and commissioning of technology projects.
Vince has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Diploma of Education and Certificates in Photovoltaics and Inverter Energy Systems. He is a member of the Electric Energy Society of Australia and was a former committee member of the Queensland Branch of the Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers, Australia and the Electrical Networks Association Power Quality and Electric and Magnetic Fields Committees. He has several patents including one for utilising a mix of power line carrier and wireless technology to implement demand management. One of his particular interests has been the design and manufacture of test equipment for power utilities; a self-managed cottage industry that produced more than 5000 devices for domestic and US customers during a 30 year period.
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
Diploma of Education
Certificates in Photovoltaics and Inverter Energy Systems