Dr Jianing Li is a Lecturer in Smart Energy Systems. His research interests include electricity market modelling, energy policies, smart grid, distributed energy systems, internet of things and machine learning technology.
In the past years, he has delivered a world-leading distributed micro virtual power plant system with industrial partners. It addresses the fundamental technology in distributed energy systems. More importantly, it tackles fuel poverty challenge and provides strong justification for investment in energy efficiency measure He also has been actively developing innovative business and market modelling of distributed energy systems to enable grid flexibility. In 2019, he delivered a First of its Kind project with Riding Sunbeams funded by the InnovateUK in integration of renewable generation in Rail power systems.