Our Team


Udayan Bhanot
CPA (K), Currently studying Physics and Mathematics with a view to pursuing Elec. Eng.;
Founder and Technical Director

Udayan (pronounced Oodayun) is responsible for corporate strategy, business & technical development and quality control.

He is a qualified accountant with a passion for electricity – a mix that serves iEnergytech well. He is currently studying Physics and mathematics.

Udayan has been in the Energy Industry since 1990 (originally responsible for the Energy & Industry portfolio of Siemens AG in Kenya and Uganda) where he had extensive experience in the areas of Industrial Automation, transmission & distribution and Switchgear & Control; areas he played an instrumental role in e.g. establishing Siemens Automation and Siemens Sivacon (Siemens’ type-tested switchboard technology) in those markets.

Udayan has also attended training with Siemens in Fürth for traffic-system technologies, Nüremberg for Siemens Industrial Automation, Erlangen for Siemens Industrial Systems as well as been involved in numerous factory-training visits to Siemens India, Siemens Münich, etc.

Udayan has attended traning at SMA's training centre in Kassel, Germany covering grid connect, off grid, and large-scale solar p.v. technologies.

Udayan has a hands' on approach to solar and works closely with the insallation teams at the sites, whether on a challenging roof or a large commercial projects. Udayan's understanding of the key issues invovled in delivering systems to (and beyond) the standards has been gained in the field.




Bhajan Plahe FCCA (UK)
Aus Tax, Law - Uni of Curtin

Co-founder Business Development and Finance.

Bhajan has been in the industry since the late 90s.

Bhajan is responsible for all aspects of finance and administration of the business. She is also closely involved in Business Development supporting and developing marketing strategies and initiatives.


Mark Deutschbein
REC & Accredited Installer (Grid connect and Off Grid). Technical Manager

Mark Deutschbein is a licenced industrial electrican (since 1990) and has a broad base of experience in medium- and high-voltage systems (gained with ABB Australia); SCADA systems; generator installations and of course photovoltaics.

Mark is involved in all key technical aspects of the business covering areas of design, protection, storage solutions, and site audits.

In 2014 Mark was a co-recepient of a unique industry first (and only) award (from the CEC) for the high standards of workmanhip employed on a large Victorian-based commercial p.v. project.


Michelle Coates
Business Dev. and Technical Support

Michelle is based in Brisbane and co-ordinates projects in QLD. She has worked with the Royal Australian Navy in the engineering department working with test-equipment calibratioin.

She is currently pursuing a degree in Environmental Advocacy at UNE.




Mark Fanning
REC & Accredited Installer.
Project Manager - PV installations

Mark Fanning is a licenced electrican (since 2005) and has installed numerous residential and small-scale commercial PV systems. Mark has been with iEnergytech from the very first start and has continued to grow with the business.

In 2014 Mark was a co-recepient of a unique industry first (and only) award (from the CEC) for the high standards of workmanhip employed on a large Victorian-based commercial p.v. project.

Mark is currently studying Civil Engineering.


Simone Di Giaimo

Simone has a Bachelors Degree in Veterinary studies.

She is responsible for supporting the administration facets of the business in areas of installations, audits, etc.



Josie Olive

Josie looks after the iEnergytech stores/workshop and co-ordinates the logistics on all our projects.




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