Michael Leverink

Renewable Energy Expert

Meet Michael Leverink

Business Development


With over 15 years’ experience in the Renewable Energy industry, Michael has been a lead consultant and held executive positions in listed companies and been involved with projects world-wide. Michael has extensive experience in small scale through to utility scale solar and battery projects. Most notably, Michael secured the design and supply of the Jinko solar modules for the 24MW Royalla Solar Farm in Canberra. He was integral in the EPC delivery for the 5MW Normanton Solar Farm in North Queensland.

Michael was also utilised by VRB Energy to design and provide specification design for the Adelaide University 500kW Flow battery project at Roseworthy Campus. The largest battery design project for a Flow Battery that Michael took part in was for the Port Augusta – Pangea Project, which was 50MW of Solar coupled to a 50MW/200MWh 4 hour Flow Battery. Michael works extensively with Portagrid to design containerised battery solutions for emergency deployment in severe catastrophic events that may occur such as bush fires, floods and cyclones. Michael was the Oceania Manager for the world’s largest solar module manufacturer Jinko Solar and spent several years with Conergy Gmbh in deploying Solar and Battery Solutions in an executive manager position.


Meet The Rest of the Team

 Jason Pyne

Founder & Managing Director

Jason Pyne, owner, founder and Director of the Portagrid Group, has over 25 years’ practical experience in the energy industry specialising in Stand Alone Systems.

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Peter Dawson

Senior Delivery Manager

Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the Electrical and Renewable Energy sectors, and is responsible for delivering Portagrid projects to the highest possible standards.

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Michael Leverink

Business Development Manager

With over 15 years’ experience Renewables, Michael is passionate about bringing the Portagrid suite of products and services to the forefront of Renewable Energy solutions.

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Business Operations Manager

Melissa has worked in the Utilities and Renewable Energy Industry for over 15 years and utilises her experience and skills  for the everyday operations of the business.

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