Craig Wood


Vast Solar

Craig Wood is the Chief Executive Officer of Vast Solar, an Australian company that is commercialising world-leading dispatchable renewable energy technology.
In conjunction with Stanwell Corporation, Vast Solar is developing the 50MW North West Queensland Hybrid Power Project. Located in Mount Isa, Queensland, the NWQHPP will use Vast Solar’s modular tower CSP technology, PV, BESS and gas reciprocating engines to deliver low cost, continuous and reliable energy that is 85% carbon free.
Craig joined Vast Solar from leading Australian private equity firm Archer Capital where he worked for 12 years as an Investment Director and portfolio company CFO. His power industry career began in Lehman Brothers’ New York Power and Utilities Group and, prior to that, as a mechanical engineer in the oil and gas industry.