Australian energy innovation leaders announce strategic partnership

A new strategic partnership and collaboration agreement between three innovative Australian companies is expected to deliver a range of solutions to regional and remote power users, along with data centres and other energy intensive industries.

Image: Ampcontrol Chief Executive Officer Rod Henderson, LAVO Chief Marketing Officer Matthew Muller, LAVO Energy Storage Unit and Ampcontrol/Boundary Power Solar Cube.

  • LAVO, Ampcontrol & Boundary Power confirm strategic partnership and collaboration agreement
  • Companies to collaborate on the development of innovative hydrogen solutions for standalone power supplies
  • Will also examine options for containerised power solutions for renewable energy projects, along with packaged power and battery solutions for data centre and industrial applications.

Sydney, NSW – Thursday 29 July 2021 – A new strategic partnership and collaboration agreement between three innovative Australian companies is expected to deliver a range of solutions to regional and remote power users, along with data centres and other energy intensive industries.

The agreement between emerging hydrogen company LAVO, electrical, electronic and control system specialists Ampcontrol and standalone power system company Boundary Power will see the parties work together over the next two years to identify the use of LAVO’s hydrogen storage solutions and other zero-carbon products in different demonstration sites.

Potential applications include:

  • Standalone hybrid power supplies
  • Containerised solutions for small and utility scale wind and solar projects
  • Packaged power and battery solutions for data centres, industrial and mining applications.

Alan Yu, LAVO’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “LAVO’s hydrogen storage technology is ideally suited for integration with remote standalone power systems and for other containerised and mobile power solutions. We’re thrilled to be working with Ampcontrol and Boundary Power to explore the options for wider use of our products.”

Ampcontrol CEO and Boundary Power Director Rod Henderson said: “Ampcontrol has a long history in the development of innovative products and Boundary Power possesses industry leading experience in utility-grade standalone power solutions.  Our partnership with LAVO is the continuation of our commitment to finding the best solutions to the energy challenges facing remote areas and energy intensive industries.”


LAVO Media Contact:

Georgia Dillon, FTI Consulting

+61 437 693 293

For Ampcontrol & Boundary Power media inquiries:

Crystal Bergemann, Ampcontrol

+61 427 633 423

For all other LAVO/Ampcontrol/Boundary Power enquiries, including partnerships, sales, investment, and technical:

LAVO Sales Team


Boundary Power

About LAVO™

LAVO™ is changing the way people live with energy. A hydrogen technology and lifestyle company, LAVO™ designs and manufactures renewable hydrogen energy storage solutions for residential and commercial use. LAVO™ will challenge convention, spark a global conversation and enable a meaningful change in attitudes and behaviours around sustainability, the environment and responsible consumerism. Founded in 2020, LAVO™ Hydrogen Technology Limited was established to fast track the commercialisation of technology developed within the Hydrogen Energy Research Centre cofounded by Providence Asset Group and the University of New South Wales. LAVO is headquartered in Sydney Australia. For more information visit

About Ampcontrol

Ampcontrol is Australia’s largest privately-owned electrical engineering company leading advanced global manufacturing of award-winning innovations, products, solutions and service to the resources, infrastructure, and energy sectors. From humble beginnings founded by four friends in a small shed in Newcastle in 1968, Ampcontrol has grown to over 850 employees, 6 member companies and 30 operations worldwide. Australian owned and operated, locations including New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory, ACT and South-East Asia. Built on a foundation of innovation, agility and ingenuity, the talented people of Ampcontrol energise our world by designing and developing integrated electrical solutions and technology that make a meaningful improvement to people’s lives and communities across the globe.

About Boundary Power

Boundary Power is a collaboration between Australia’s only vertically integrated electricity company, Horizon Power, and Ampcontrol Limited, a leading global provider of power and control solutions for more than 50 years, along with its subsidiary CPS National. Combining the design, construction, deployment and operations expertise, Boundary Power is delivering a new, innovative series of stand-alone power system (SAPS) solutions to the market. Boundary Power’s team of SAPS specialists have a proven track record in the end-to-end deployment of utility-grade stand-alone power systems throughout Australia. In 2019 the team designed, deployed and managed Australia’s first fully integrated, utility grade stand-alone power system (SAPS) solution across regional Western Australia.

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