Mark Yates is a South Australia born business owner and entrepreneur with a background in high-voltage renewable energy project development.  Since starting an electrical contracting firm in 2004, Mark has been involved with numerous grid-scale renewable energy projects across Australia, including large-scale wind projects, utility scale solar farm developments, and grid connected high-voltage infrastructure projects. As a director of Green Gold Energy, Mark has been able to expand on his extensive experience and knowledge of both the renewable energy construction industry and the Australian energy market in the development of a distributed network of large-scale solar generation projects throughout South Australia.

With his commitment to continue performing as an industry leader through the deployment of innovative technologies and a creative approach to industry challenges, Mark has solidified himself on the Australian renewable energy landscape as a passionate and ambitious business owner with a vibrant and optimistic outlook for the future of business – and the energy sector – in Australia.