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Hedda Ransan-Cooper

Senior Research Fellow, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University

Dr Ransan-Cooper is Senior Research Fellow at the Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program at the Australian National University. She is an environmental sociologist with an interest in householder experiences of storage and grid integration and the governance of energy transitions. She has worked in partnership with government, industry and community groups on technologies such as neighbourhood batteries, grid integration technologies (such as virtual power plants) and microgrids. She is interested in distributional questions, and on questions around how to bring inclusivity and justice into the way the energy transition is governed.


  • 2017–2019
    Postdoctoral research fellow, ANU


  • 2014 
    Australian National University, PhD
  • 2007 
    Australian National University, BSc (environmental and resource management) (Honours)