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Project GreenPower has become an accredited partner with Verdia, the organisation responsible for administering Westpac's Energy Efficiency Programme. Verdia is an independent energy expert that helps commercial, industrial and government organisations to improve energy efficiency and generate their own energy on site. Verdia manages Westpac’s Energy Efficient Financing Program, working with customers to design, deliver and finance everything from single-site to large, multi-site energy efficiency and distributed energy programs. Verdia CEO, Paul Peters, said, “We’re delighted to welcome Project GreenPower as an accredited partner. Verdia’s network of accredited energy partners represents the very best energy efficient and renewable energy solutions in the Australian market. We are grateful for the important work they are doing to transition businesses to more efficient energy usage and cleaner energy sources.”
Verdia provides independent expertise and end-to-end support for organisations to identify and implement energy efficiency and solar energy projects.
Verdia manages an accredited network of energy equipment partners, giving customers a choice of high-quality vendors and verifying that solutions will deliver the short- and long-term benefits expected.
Verdia also works exclusively with Westpac on Westpac’s Energy Efficient Financing program, arranging long-term,
low-cost asset finance.
Verdia was founded and is led by CEO Paul Peters, previously CEO of Opportunity International; and CFO Frank Paduch, former Group Head of Strategy at Westpac. They are supported by a formidable - and growing - team of experts and innovators from the worlds of finance, energy and engineering.