Jacob has worked at ITP since 2018. He has experience in DigSILENT PowerFactory, GIS Software platforms and the use of Python for data automation and mathematical modelling. As a graduate engineer he supports the Engineering Team in a variety of projects. Examples include the development of a detailed review of the electricity sector in Pacific Island countries and conducting steady state modelling as part of the grid connection process for several solar farm developments.
Jacob has a Bachelor of Engineering (Renewable Energy Systems) and Bachelor of Science (Physics) from the Australian National University. His honours thesis examined the effect of EV ‘vehicle to home’ operation on local distribution network loading and how the application of different tariff policies mitigate this effect.