Baran holds a PhD from the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering (SPREE), UNSW. Since 2019, he is a Research Associate at SPREE. Baran previously worked in a Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Project focusing on the development of integrated smart home energy management systems. He currently leads RACE for 2030 CRC project, investigating distributed energy resources curtailment in Australia. Baran has collaborated with leading industry partners of Australia's progressive energy market and his research contributions are featured in reports by Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), Energy Security Board (ESB), CRC and other prime media outlets. Baran is the course convener and lecturer of SOLA 4012 Photovoltaic (PV) Systems Design in SPREE and his main research interests include: integration of distributed energy resources, demand response and demand side management, residential and commercial electricity load analysis and forecasting, smart home energy systems, grid-connected PV systems.
Energy Security Board (ESB) Voltage Analysis of Low Voltage Network across the National Electricity Market (NEM)
Curtailment and Network Voltage Analysis Study (CANVAS): CRC RACE for 2030 grant