Trevor Berrill is an award winning, private consultant in sustainable energy (SE). He has worked in both renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) for over 30 years, including:
System design and installation – Solar PV, wind and solar water heating systems, energy efficient building design, energy auditing, site and resource assessment.
Research and development at UQ, QUT and GU – solar flat plate collectors, solar PV, wind energy monitoring.
Technical training – National course development and delivery in renewable energy training with TAFE, Electro-technology Training Package and CEC.
Public education and policy – on behalf of Australian Solar Council.
He was branch president of the Australian Solar Energy Society (now Australian Solar Council) in the 1990s and is a founding member in Queensland of the Alternative Technology Association and Wind Energy Association.
Trevor is trained in mechanical engineering and energy auditing at QUT and has a Masters of Environmental Education degree from Griffith University. He lives in a fully solar powered, energy efficient home and he regularly does applied wind energy research (wind surfing) at Wellington Point, just to test the power of the wind.