Dr Gabrielle Kuiper is a distributed energy resources (DER) specialist and guest contributor. She analyses and writes about rooftop solar, batteries and electric vehicles, smart appliances and all of the exciting developments happening behind-the-meter and in distribution networks.
She has more than 20 years’ experience in the corporate world, government and non-government organisations and academia, working in a range of organisations from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) to the Office of the Australian Prime Minister.
She has been the recipient of several professional and academic awards, including a Churchill Fellowship, a Department of State Climate Change Professional Fellowship and a Hermon-Slade Foundation Chevening Scholarship. She is the DER representative on the Reliability Panel for the National Electricity Market.
She has an Honours degree in Physics and a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication from the Australian National University, a PhD in Sustainable Futures from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Master in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Sydney.
When not at her desk with her cat beside her, she is usually on a bicycle or in the bush.
Languages: English, Norwegian (basic)