About the EESN

The Electrification and Energy Systems Network helps to resolves technical, economic, social and environmental challenges to innovate& commercialise the technologies needed to deliver huge change within energy systems.

The Network’s aim is to address issues and barriers to innovation, the need to develop a trained workforce, infrastructure planning to support innovation-to-impact, and inclusivity.

The vision for the next generation of innovation is vital for the sustained development of this emerging industry in NSW.

Our Projects

Offshore Wind – Network Capability

Capabilities across the EESN university partners to meet the demands of the offshore wind community, and government.

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Beyond Fossil Diesel

Developing decarbonisation solutions for the existing fleet of diesel-powered heavy vehicles and machines, particularly in primary industries.

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Our Objectives

Establish scientific foundations
Establish scientific foundations

For transformational electrification and energy systems technologies for a new generation of innovators and entrepreneurs.

Unlock potential of current technologies
Unlock potential of current technologies

By optimising and taking advantage of the synergies between technologies, facilitating a portfolio of industry-led commercial-scale demonstrations and/or deployments.

Create a clear and shared vision
Create a clear and shared vision

With stakeholders, engaging with entities informing the Network’s activities to develop effective policy instruments suitable for large-scale rollout, with the aim of supporting the creation of new jobs and economic growth in NSW.

EESN People

Prof. John Fletcher (UNSW)<br />
Network Lead
Prof. John Fletcher (UNSW)
Network Lead

Professor John Fletcher is an electrical engineer who specialises in power electronics, electrical machine drives and electric propulsion.

John leads industry-focused research through the Electrification and Energy Systems Network of NSW Government’s Decarbonisation Innovation Hub that he co-leads, UNSW’s Digital Grid Futures Institute which he directs, the TRaCE Trailblazer where he is Electrification Co-theme Lead, and through the power conversion ecosystem, The Electrifying Lab.

John has consulted for many global industrial companies in the UK, USA, China, Europe and Japan.

Prof. Behdad Moghtaderi (UoN)
Prof. Behdad Moghtaderi (UoN)

Network Co-Lead, University of Newcastle Lead

Mark Lewis
Mark Lewis

Network Business Development Manager

Liz Hutton (NSW DPI)
Liz Hutton (NSW DPI)

NSW Dept of Primary Industries

Dr Dani Alexander (UNSW)
Dr Dani Alexander (UNSW)

UNSW Energy Institute

Prof. Kashem Muttaqi (UoW)
Prof. Kashem Muttaqi (UoW)

University of Wollongong

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Our Partners