Rod is a power networks specialist with 15 years’ experience in the electricity sector. He leads PSC’s Power Networks team in Asia Pacific, working with clients in energy generation, transmission and distribution, and network operation. He sees himself as a problem solver: helping our clients navigate the issues arising from the rapid transition to renewables to create stable and reliable power networks.
Rod has been involved in many renewables projects including wind and solar for various clients throughout Australia. This has given him significant experience in feasibility studies, grid connection studies, connection application and agreements, connection support as well as concept designs for the transmission and distribution component of projects. He has also been involved in various due diligence projects related to wind and solar developments on both the buyer and vendor side, and worked with multiple utilities across Australia addressing aged asset, augmentation and reliability projects.
Rod has been involved in several projects for utilities and transmission and distribution lines in South Africa. This included concept design through to detailed design, project costing, project/construction management and client handover. He has also worked on a number of oil and gas projects, managing multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects from concept through to feasibility. This has included power solution option analysis, grid connection studies, connection inquiry and connection and access applications, corridor selection studies, CAPEX and OPEX estimation and introduction of hybrid type power solutions to address schedule constraints.
- Sub-transmission and distribution design
- Network planning/analysis
- Asset maintenance/refurbishment planning
- Project/study management
- Due Diligence
Roderick Kisten Information
- GM, Power Networks Asia Pacific