Dr Bjorn Sturmberg is a Senior Lecturer at the ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics and a Research Leader in the Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program.

Dr Sturmberg’s research focuses on the integration and clean technologies – including electric vehicles and buses, solar and batteries – with the electricity system. He considers these interactions from technical, economic as well as social dimensions to create holistic solutions that accelerate the decarbonisation and steer it towards a fairer future.

He currently leads projects on microgrids, electric vehicles, electric buses, stand alone power systems, sustainable finance, and energy and transport policy.

Fields of expertise



A place in the sun: removing solar barriers for renters 

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Children’s book helps power clean energy transition

Renewable energy researcher at The Australian National University (ANU) and 2022 Tall Poppy recipient Dr Bjorn Sturmberg can…


Electric vehicles can handle rural roads

Electric vehicles can handle the distances required to travel to essential services in remote and regional Australia, a new…


Australia needs a clean transport strategy

Australia lacks a clear strategy for transitioning to clean transport options and must urgently adopt one, according to a team of…


Electric vehicle fleets set to be on-call to backup the grid

A team from The Australian National University (ANU) will lead research into how electric vehicles (EVs) can support…

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