The future is looking bright thanks to this Australian Innovator. Peter Le Lievre is bringing the solutions to the world's energy issues by placing his technology on a roof top near you.
with leading journalist Sarah Backhouse, Future360 profiles inspiring
Australians who are redefining the industries in which they operate and/or
geographies in which they now reside.
Peter Le Lievre
A global leader in high technology commercialisation, Peter is the founder and current CEO of Chromasun and is a director of both SunWater Solar and Aurora Algae. A developer of next generation hybrid solar technologies, Chromasun constructed Californiaâ€™s largest high temperature rooftop project at the Benson Center at Santa Clara University in 2011. Previously, Peter was the founding CEO of Ausra, where he led the development and construction of several of the worldâ€™s largest solar thermal plants. Ausra was purchased in 2010 for $275 million by French multinational industrial conglomerate, Areva (Euronext CEI). Prior to Ausra, Peter spent 10 years as a venture capital investor. Peter is an accomplished industrial designer, is widely published and is named in 21 patents.