Our Story

Enervest is an Australian leader in renewable energies and storage, like no other. We specialise in solar power and power storage while innovating in complimentary renewables technologies, such as wind power.

From practical beginnings (our MD Ross has personally installed over 1,000 solar arrays!) we have remained true to our passion to deliver the best products at the best price. 
With years of industry experience our team of dedicated experts craft renewable energy solutions, perfectly suited to your needs. We have a network of partners across Australia to ensure we can install in any location, with a "hands on", localised approach.

Our philosophy is to keep our overheads low (including no sales people!), allowing us to pass every possible saving on to you – further helping your bottom line!

We continue growing by referrals from happy customers, partners, and people like you reading this right now!

 
 
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Our Values

Integrity
We rigorously back our products and services. Our conduct with our clients, partners and stakeholders is based firmly in building trust and confidence,
going way beyond “compliance” to ensure “ecstatic customers”.

Innovation
The fast moving energy services sector means we are constantly striving to remain ahead of the game. Always looking to be the best at delivering the best, at the best price by generating new high value product and service packages. 

Frugality 
We are competitive, reacting nimbly, by being low on bureaucracy. We keep overheads low so that we can deliver high value for our clients.

Ecology 
Our products and services are designed and delivered with the long term sustainability of people and planet in mind. Our never ending pursuit to reduce costs and improve our footprint whilst excelling at doing what's best for the wellbeing of our people, our clients and stakeholders.

 
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Our Team

Ross Warby

Founder & Managing Director

Ross Warby’s specialties in Electrical Photovoltaic Systems coupled with his consumer facing, hands on experience sets him apart from others in the energy sector. As the Founder and Managing Director of Enervest, Ross’ core focus is on managing the growth and diversification for the organisation through Business Development and Efficiency Optimisation strategies.

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Ross believes that delivering strong economical outcomes for Enervest’s clients is directly associated with key environmental and social benefits. He takes pride in ensuring Enervest deliver this value to its clients, the broader community and collectively our planet - whilst helping evolve one of the industries most critical to our future; Energy Supply.

Beginning his career in the field of Photovoltaics in 2008, Ross’ grounding was in contracting solar installations for retail businesses, Ross not only witnessed the many potential pitfalls, but also the enormous opportunities that existed in the Renewable Energy sector. This lead to the inception of Enervest in 2012 and its continual growth to a successful national operation determined by his values of frugality and his attention to detail.

Understanding what truly matters and seamlessly meeting these needs, down to the asset, level underpins the way Ross operates, both professionally and personally. He is often commended on providing clarity and demystifying the renewable investment sector for clients and friends alike. He passionately regards himself as a custodian of the earth and reflects this through his lifestyle choices, strongly advocating clean living.


Andrew Monk

BSc. PhD GAICD

Chairman

Andrew's commercial background is in horticulture, food processing and waste management, being on the leading edge of the best environmental practice within a prism of pragmatic commercial decision making.

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Passionate about leading delivery of good ecological and health outcomes through business innovation, Andrew, along with MD Ross Warby, is active in overseeing Enervest's national and international growth. He ensures the company’s values of Integrity, Frugality and Ecology are practiced and enhanced throughout the organisation to align with partners and clients.

As our chairman, Andrew ensures Enervest continues to lead as an innovator in solar, wind and battery design, and installation for domestic, rural and commercial operations. His experience brings each site a uniquely designed optimal operation and the highest commercial value for our partner clients.

Bringing a practical approach to causes, through business and stakeholder management, you will also find Andrew engaging students as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of New England, Armadale. As well as, working with like-minded professionals as a member of the International Certification Standards Committee and chairing the not for profit services group Australian Organic Ltd.


Andrew Malcolm

Project Manager

Andrew has practised as a qualified Electrician for over 14 years. He began his career specialising in Heating and Cooling, then progressing into the growing renewable energy sector, expanding his expertise.

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Having worked across a wide spectrum of electrical applications across the industry, Andrew holds a raft of qualifications and licenses. This, coupled with his ‘best-practice workmanship’ focus makes him the ideal candidate to lead our technical team.

His ‘bayside’ lifestyle is indicative of all things ‘Andrew’. Enjoying time as surfer, fisherman and often underwater as a scuba diver, he has a love of earthy experiences and getting outdoors.

Andrew is driven by his passion for an exemplary level of customer service. In his role as a Head Technician at Enervest, he is looked upon as a thought leader and innovator striving for excellence in everything he does. 


Kirstin Riedmaier

Executive Assistant to Managing Director

Kirstin joined the Enervest team in mid 2017 and works closely alongside MD Ross Warby to ensure all aspects of the company’s daily operations run smoothly. She is new to the world of solar, but is enjoying learning all facets of this rewarding industry. Kirstin has always been passionate about the environment and is pleased to be aligned with the core values and philosophy that Enervest holds.

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Kirstin enjoys providing a friendly and professional service to all enquiries and looks forward to talking to you further about your solar needs.

After spending two years living in Vancouver, Canada, in her spare time you will find Kirstin indulging in the myriad of coffee shops found in Melbourne.


Chris Hargreves

Inspection & Compliance Officer

Having served four decades in the trade of his passion, Chris Hargreves has had a hand in some of the most notable directions taken by the electrical energy industry in Victoria and throughout Australia. His love of all things electrical started at just four years of age when he witnessed the open back of a television set, revealing to him a world full of lit up valves and circuit boards. Chris’ inquisitive nature meant his passion only grew.

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From working with Energy Safe as a Licensing and Electrical Inspector for 11 years to being re-elected recently as a Director on the Board of NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association) for an extended tenure, Chris brings a unique set of expertise to Enervest in the role of a Certified Electrical Inspector and Consultant. Longevity and striving for perfection are the values he swears by, delivering best practices of the trade in all his work.

Training for the trade early on and growing to lead other like-minded professionals nation-wide, Chris is now devoted to giving back to the industry. In his spare time, you will find him assisting young individuals through personal mentoring on pathway development and TAFE tutoring.


Nigel Daviot

Energy Broker

As a Specialist Commercial & Industrial Energy Broker, Nigel Daviot uses a variety of precisely honed methods to assure businesses, large and small, can unearth the energy retailer with the best rate available to suit their needs.

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Nigel’s career began in the IT and Telecommunications sector, working with renowned brands like Panasonic and Hutchinson Systems, winning awards and recognition for his efforts along the journey.

In 2003, he entered the energy sector as an SEM Team Leader for VIC/SA for Energy Australia, which came to be Simply Energy after their merger in 2005.  Promoted to the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) sales team, Nigel looked after some of the most recognised and trusted brands in the country, namely, Santos, Coles, Myer, Toyota, Inghams Chicken and Crown to name a few.

After 14 years of consultancy work, Nigel’s mantra is to take an unbiased approach to energy audits and analysis. Within Enervest, he brings to the team a relentless pursuit of the most competitive energy rates available for our clients. He continues to deliver unprecedented cost savings through a deep industry knowledge and thorough audit and analysis.


Matthew Haddad

Electrical Engineer

With over a decade of experience in sustainability, Matthew brings expertise in network modelling, electrical engineering and PV solar farm design to the team.

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Having led several large-scale solar farms, both internationally and in Australia, Matthew is held in high regard for leading the UK’s first utility scale PV system - Will Burton PV Farm, and Mildura Solar Park #1 in Victoria.

With unrivalled skills in roof mounted PV systems, Matthew is also known for driving PV projects such as Casuarina Square in Darwin, TT Steel in Melbourne, Rouse Hill in NSW and Fairfield City Council in Sydney.

As our leading engineer, Matthew ensures we deliver perfectly designed assets for our clients with maximised yields, up-time and longevity. He creates a seamless process to allow fast approvals and connections with all new installations.


Lachlan Bateman

Project Engineer

Lachlan chose a path into the solar industry following his graduation in 2003, with great foresight and passion for the growing field. His career took flight as a Project Engineer in a Melbourne based organisation where he was promptly recognised for his role in delivering several of the city’s early stage commercial solar systems.

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In 2011, with aims to provide professional engineering services and solutions to the then fledgling commercial and utility PV industry, Lachlan established Clean Technology Partners (CTP).

As a consultant to Enervest, Lachlan oversees the detailed design for specific projects requiring special attention and has an astute ability to overcome any hurdles that may otherwise hold up construction, to create an effortless experience for our customers.


Patrick Tyers

Marketing Consultant

Patrick is a creative, strategic thinker with over 15 years of advertising and marketing experience. Working with local and international, established and emerging businesses on a wide variety of projects, Patrick’s driver is finding unique ways to position and promote brands – getting their message heard.

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As a Marketing and Advertising Consultant, Patrick brings a unique perspective to Enervest’s brand building and promotional activities. He assists us in developing effective marketing, content and promotional strategies.

With a background in creative and design, and a long track-record of taking new and established brands to market, Patrick excels in helping them find effective ways to reach their target audience.

Patrick also combines professional practices with his love of sport, contributing his time to the Werribee Football Club as a member of their Marketing Advisory Committee.

 
 
 

Brands & Partners

At Enervest, we partner with the most prominent, forward thinking brands from around the world. These partnerships allow us to deliver the best, most efficient and cost effective solutions and service available. 

Technology is at the heart of everything we do. We scour the globe to find the most cutting-edge technology for our clients. We rigorously test every product that we introduce, ensuring we only recommend effective solutions that will stand the test of time. Installation is carried out by CEC Accredited Installers. We also back every product with a lengthy guarantee, giving you peace-of-mind that the renewable energy solution you choose will work efficiently for years to come (guarantee length dependent on products selected in package).

Here’s a selection of our valued partners and technology brands

 
 
 

Social Responsibility

Consumers are rightly becoming acutely more aware of the ‘green’ credentials of the organisations they choose to do business with. They are trending heavily toward those who display a commitment to reducing their environmental impact, not just talking it.

Whether it is attracting new customers or pleasing existing ones, adopting and advocating for clean, renewable energy provides the springboard from which to launch a robust corporate social image.

Enervest can help position your organisation as environmentally friendly. 

Talk to us about your renewable energy options today.