Iain Macgill

(MENAFN- The Conversation) Joint director, Collaboration on energy and Environmental Markets, and Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, unsw sydney profile articles activity

Dr Iain MacGill is a Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at the University of New South Wales, and Joint Director (Engineering) for the University's Collaboration on Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM). He leads work in CEEM's Sustainable Energy Transformation research theme including energy technology assessment and renewable energy integration. He also has research interests in energy and climate policy. He has run industry short courses and consulted to industry and government clients in these areas here in Australia and internationally. He is the Responsible Australian Expert on the International Energy Agency's PV Power Systems Task 14 on high PV penetrations in the electricity grid and an invited expert for industry technical reference groups. Iain has a PhD (Electrical Engineering) from UNSW, and a M.Eng.Sc. (Biomedical) and B.E. from the University of Melbourne. Former roles include 'smart control systems' consulting in the Australian Mining and Mineral Processing industry, and several years in Washington DC as a senior policy analyst in the environmental NGO sector. CEEM itself undertakes interdisciplinary research in the analysis and design of energy and environmental markets and their associated policy frameworks. It brings together researchers from four UNSW Faculties with project funding from partners including the Australian Federal Government, ARC, ARENA, State Governments and industry.

  • 2014–present Co-director, Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets, UNSW

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