Kelvin Say

PhD Candidate
Curtin University

Kelvin is a PhD researcher at Curtin University studying the effect of customer-scale renewable energy technologies on the economic and policy perspectives within electricity markets. To obtain insights into the economic and market dynamics, he is applying a complex systems approach to model the interactions between customers and electricity market participants. The inter-disciplinary perspective provides the means to develop scenarios and improve policies for the renewable energy transition. Kelvin has worked extensively in industry as a control systems engineer and computer scientist within the mining sector. He has had various industry responsibilities including project management, mentoring, system architecture and user-experience development. To drive the transition towards customer-centric energy markets, Kelvin is developing a techno-economic methodology to evaluate how energy policies can direct customer PV-battery adoption, while simultaneously encouraging shared benefits across all electricity grid customers.

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