CFE Team

Carbon Friendly Energy Team

The Carbon Friendly Energy team comprises of a think tank of experts and thought leaders in the commercial and industrial energy efficiency and renewable energy industry.

Our multi-disciplinary team of high-profile solar and energy experts have over a century of combined experience in the food, manufacturing, construction, commercial, heavy-industrial and mining sector.

Rhonda Laifoo

Starting off in labour recruitment and having years of experience on the board of directors of two major companies delivering projects and providing high quality technical & engineering services from the Bowen Basin to WA since 2004 – setting new levels in quality service in good economic and environmental governance via the energy efficiency and renewable industry.

Jemal Solo

General Manager & Senior Electrical Superintendent
Jemal has been conducting many major energy efficiency audits and design of solar / hydrogen storage system and waste to energy projects across Queensland. He also manages the procurement and installation of all energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades. Jemals’ background is in the mining, infrastructure and construction industry and has extensive experience in major infrastructure and construction projects in New South Wales and Queensland. “It is my personal mission to continue setting the benchmark in Australia for the best quality energy efficiency and renewable energy service delivery, installed to a heavy industrial & mining standard and providing the best possible energy efficient solutions, waste reduction strategies and cost reduction benefits that will flow from them.”

Here are some of Jemal's Qualifications:

Internationally Certified Energy Manager
International Measurement and Verification Protocol Trained
Clean Energy Council (CEC) Accreditation for Design and Installation for On- and Off-Grid Solar/Wind/Micro-hydro
Clean Energy Regulator Solar Inspector
High risk, hazardous area and hazard ID trained/certified
Battery Storage Cert.
Energy Procurement Fundamentals, Purchasing and Trading
Cert IV Sustainability
Health, Safety and Environmental Cert.
High voltage Cert.
G 1,2,3 Supervisor
A Grade Electrical Fitter Mechanic License
Partial-Associate Diploma Industrial Electronics
Member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)
Member of Master Electricians
Plus many more qualifications
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