Dan Cass is energy policy and regulatory lead at the Australia Institute. He has published research on energy markets reform, renewable energy zones, electric vehicles, demand response, batteries, offshore wind, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency and community-owned renewable energy. Dan is a member of the Energy Security Board’s Post-2025 NEM redesign technical working group and the Australian Energy Market Operator’s consultative group on wholesale demand response reform. He has written for The Conversation, Meanjin, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Guardian Australia and the Canberra Times. He is secretary of the Deborah Cass Prize for Writing and a research affiliate at the University of Sydney Business School.