Vena Energy Australia is the Australian arm of Vena Energy, the largest independent renewable energy power producer in the Asia-Pacific region. Around Asia and the Pacific, we develop, construct and operate solar, wind, hydro and energy storage projects.

Clean energy for Australia

Vena Energy is a portfolio company of Global Infrastructure Partners, a leading global independent infrastructure fund manager in the energy, transport and water/waste sectors. We take advantage of this scale and experience to deliver low-cost, clean energy for retailers and large energy consumers to support Australia’s continued economic growth and the preservation of our environment.

In Australia, the company is progressing over 2,500MWac of renewable energy projects across the country, including the 95MWac Tailem Bend Solar Project in South Australia, due for completion in 2019.

Headquartered in Brisbane, Vena Energy Australia’s leadership team is made up of seasoned power industry professionals with experience in renewable energy projects from initial site selection through development, construction, operation and maintenance. Together, we have established an outstanding track record for delivering projects on time and under budget.

For each project we aim to assemble “on-the-ground” teams comprising locals and experts who understand the lay of the land and can bring their knowledge and community networks to bear on delivering projects that better serve all stakeholders. Our goal is to ensure all our projects make a positive long-term contribution to the environment and our host communities, while also offering sustainable and superior returns to our investors.


Anil Nangia

Managing Director

Anil started the Australian business for Vena Energy in 2016. Anil has more than 25 years’ experience in energy generation infrastructure including utility scale solar, wind and bioenergy. He has previously held management roles in other utilities and independent power producers.

Miro Tischljar

Executive General Manager Project Execution & Operations

Since joining the Vena Energy Australia Team in 2017 Miro has managed the construction of Vena Energy Australia’s projects. Miro has more than 25 years’ experience in project development, construction and operation of power generation projects.

Joe Hallenstein

General Manager Project Development & Technical Services

Joe joined the Australian Team in 2016 and is responsible for the siting, design, engineering and grid connection of Vena Energy Australia’s renewable energy projects. With 15 years of experience in the power and energy sector, working with utility scale solar and wind development construction and operation, Joe has an extensive history within the energy industry.

Duncan Mortimer

General Manager Development & Community

Duncan is responsible for Vena Energy Australia’s development presence across Australia and has done so since joining in 2016. Duncan has more than 20 years of development experience. He has extensive experience in permitting, land acquisition, conducting field studies and obtaining development approvals for solar, wind and bioenergy projects within the power and energy sector.

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