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Researcher: Franklin, ET (Associate Professor Evan Franklin)

Fields of Research

Electrical energy generation (incl. renewables, excl. photovoltaics)
Photovoltaic devices (solar cells)
Environmentally sustainable engineering
Energy generation, conversion and storage (excl. chemical and electrical)
Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Electrical energy storage
Electrical energy transmission, networks and systems
Electrical engineering
Other engineering
Architectural computing and visualisation methods
Photovoltaic power systems
Agricultural land planning
Energy-efficient computing
Land use and environmental planning
Environment and resource economics
Transport planning
Social change
Transport engineering
Urban policy
Industrial electronics

Research Objectives

Solar-photovoltaic energy
Energy transmission and distribution (excl. hydrogen)
Industrial energy efficiency
Environmental protection frameworks (incl. economic incentives)
Energy systems and analysis
Renewable energy
Road public transport
Energy services and utilities
Smart grids
Hydrogen-based energy systems
Processing of energy sources
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Energy storage, distribution and supply
Hydrogen production from renewable energy
Machinery and equipment
Teaching and curriculum
Energy storage (excl. hydrogen and batteries)
Wave energy
Battery storage
Hydro-electric energy
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Hydrogen distribution
Industrial construction planning
Environmentally sustainable energy activities
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Hydrogen storage

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A systematic literature review of societal acceptance and stakeholders' perception of hydrogen technologies; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
A systematic literature review of societal acceptance and stakeholders’ perception of hydrogen technologies; International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
Agrivoltaics: Co-location of Solar Energy and Livestock Production; Engineering Evening University of Tasmania
Anodic oxidations: excellent process durability and surface passivation for high efficiency silicon solar cells; Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Application of battery energy storage systems for primary frequency control in power systems with high renewable energy penetration; Energies
Autonomous frequency response of different types of inverter-interfaced loads; 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems
Characterization of epitaxial heavily doped silicon regions formed by Hot-Wire chemical vapor deposition using Micro-Raman and microphotoluminescence spectroscopy; IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics
CONSORT Bruny Island Battery Trial: Project Final Report - Project Results and Lessons Learnt
Day ahead load forecasting for the modern distribution network - a Tasmanian case study; The Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2018)
Design, fabrication and characterisation of a 24.4% efficient interdigitated back contact solar cell; Progress in Photovoltaics
Excellent ONO passivation on phosphorus and boron diffusion demonstrating a 25% efficient IBC solar cell; Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications
Exceptional silicon surface passivation by an ONO dielectric stack; Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Frequency control ancillary service with coordinated operation of fault current limiter and inverter-interfaced load during fault condition; 2019 9th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems
Frequency response of synchronous generators and battery energy storage systems: a comparative study; 29th Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference, AUPEC 2019
Grid-scale battery energy storage operation in Australian electricity spot and contingency reserve markets; Energies
Network-Aware coordination of residential distributed energy resources; IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
Phosphorus diffused LPCVD polysilicon passivated contacts with in-situ low pressure oxidation; Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells
Rubidium multication perovskite with optimized bandgap for perovskite-silicon tandem with over 26% efficiency; Advanced Energy Materials
Strategies for promoting cultural diversity within student laboratory groups in an engineering degree course at an Australian university; 29th Australasian Association for Engineering Education Annual Conference (AAEE 2018)
Tasmania's Renewable Energy Future - Submission to the Draft Tasmanian Renewable Energy Action Plan to the Tasmanian State Government

Research Projects

APR Internship - Anthony Broese van Groenou; Australian Institute of Mathematics & Science Pty Ltd (AMSI)
ARC Training Centre in Energy Technologies for Future Grids; Australian Research Council (ARC)
CONSORT: Consumer Energy Systems Providing Cost-Effective Grid Support; Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Offshore/high energyaquaculture systems - energy demand analysis; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Scheduling of DER for power system frequency stability provision; Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Wave Powered Aquaculture Feed Barge; Blue Economy CRC Co (BECRC)
Future Energy Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Panasonic Research Service Agreement

Research Candidate Supervision