Energy Systems

Our Energy Systems program considers how systems of different energy technologies behave. This considers wholesale and retail energy markets, energy networks and system planning.

Leader: Prof. Pierluigi Mancarella


  • Distributed energy resources, smart grids & integrated, multi-energy systems
  • Demand modelling using randomised control trials, big data & machine learning
  • Retail energy markets & consumer behaviour
  • Risk & resilience assessment of future energy systems
  • Wholesale energy market design & operations & renewable energy integration


  • Modelling work commissioned for the Finkel Review
  • AEMO Expert Advisory Panel membership
  • AEMO demand forecasting using AMI data & machine learning approaches
  • Modelling of electricity consumer behaviour for Billcap, Click Energy & Simply Energy

Key researchers

Dr. David Byrne, Prof. Michael Brear, A/Prof. Robert Crawford, Prof. Rob Evans, Prof. Ross Garnaut, Dr. Dominique Hes, Prof. Terry Jones, Prof. Chris Leckie, Prof. Pierluigi Mancarella, Prof. Chris Manzie, Dr. Leslie Martin, Prof. Nando Ochoa

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