About Tom Brdanovic

Tom Brdanovic, director of Tandem Energy, is a CEC-accredited Solar PV designer and off-grid installer with a background in engineering and technical design. As passionate as he is about renewable energy, he knows that reducing your energy use is wiser than just making your own. Developing smarter ways to conduct business, saving energy and increasing productivity, is Tom’s speciality.

Day 3 Intersolar 2018

It is the last day of Intersolar today and I’m feeling it. Intersolar is the world’s leading exhibition for the solar industry and takes place annually at the huge Messe München exhibition centre in Munich, Germany. My time here has been great, not only from a business development perspective, but also for my own wellbeing, [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Day 2 at Intersolar 2018

Greeting from fresh but sunny Munich. It is day two at Intersolar.  There is so much happening here that it is easy to get sidetracked and distracted.  This morning I had to refocus with a pretzel and coffee to remind me that I am here to learn more about development in microgrids. What's on [...]

By | June 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Day 1 at Intersolar 2018

The primary purpose of my trip to this key European exhibition is to find out more about developments in demand response and micro-grids. I do have a list of companies I want to see, which I will cover in my Intersolar 2018 Day 2 post. Here is the best of what captivated me on Day [...]

By | June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

SMA factory visit

Every time I visit Germany I see and experience their well-organised system in a different way. This time I had the privilege to visit SMA HQ, thanks to Peter Castle from SMA Australia, who helped organise a tour. Martin, my host, has been working with SMA for over thirty years and during this time he [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments