Associate Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications; Joint Director (Engineering), Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets, UNSW Sydney
Iain MacGill is an associate professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at UNSW Australia, and joint director (engineering) for the university’s Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets. MacGill’s teaching and research interests at UNSW include electricity industry restructuring and the Australian National Electricity Market, sustainable energy generation technologies, distributed energy resources, energy efficiency options, energy and climate policy and environmental regulation.
CEEM itself undertakes interdisciplinary research in the monitoring, analysis and design of energy and environmental markets and their associated policy frameworks. It brings together UNSW researchers from the faculties of engineering, business, science, law and arts and social sciences, with project funding from partners including the Australian Research Council, Australian Federal Government, CSIRO, state governments and industry. MacGill leads work in two of CEEM’s three research areas, sustainable energy transformation, including energy technology assessment and renewable energy integration; and distributed energy systems including distributed generation, energy efficiency and demand-side participation.