Dr. Jarrad Wright
Council For Scientific And Industrial Research (CSIR)
Dr Jarrad Wright obtained his PhD, MSc and BSc from Wits University and is a registered Pr.Eng. with ECSA whilst also being a registered member of SAIEE, CIGRE and IEEE. He has extensive power sector consulting experience in 11 African countries in generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power. He is currently at the CSIR Energy Centre in Pretoria, South Africa as a Principal Engineer predominantly involved energy systems operations and planning with a specific focus on high-penetration renewable energy scenarios, sector-coupling, system stability, resource forecasting, network planning, storage and enabling market arrangements. Jarrad is also a Commissioner on the NPC for the period 2015-2020 as appointed by the President of South Africa.