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Siddharth Behera


Canberra, Australia

Before joining ITP, Siddharth worked as a junior research fellow at the National Center for Photovoltaics Research and Education (NCPRE), Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, where he contributed to projects focusing on the fabrication and characterization of silicon solar cells.

Siddharth focuses on site assessments for BESSi Optimization modeling and plays an active role in OpenCEM (Opensource CEM) modeling work. Earlier, he assisted in evaluating potential wind and solar sites across the NEM region using GIS mapping with the engineering team. He also actively participated in reviewing the impacts of government-launched policies/schemes like the Electricity Feed-in Tariff Act 2008.

Siddharth holds a master’s degree from the University of New South Wales in photovoltaics and solar energy engineering, along with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from VSSUT Odisha, India.