Alex Holland is a Technology Analyst with a focus on Energy Storage. His work includes detailed analysis of a range of energy storage technologies across the supply chain. Prior to joining IDTechEx, he obtained his PhD in Electrochemical Engineering from the University of Southampton. He worked as part of an EU H2020 consortium with his thesis focussing on the development of a high rate, environmentally benign battery chemistry. He authored three peer-reviewed articles and co-authored several more. Throughout his PhD, he also collaborated on projects with a variety of topics, including redox flow batteries, UPS for demand side management and environmental analysis of emerging battery chemistries.
He obtained a first class Masters in Physics from the University of Southampton and spent a summer at the National Physical Laboratory studying the electrical properties of graphene for use as an environmental sensor. Alex joined IDTechEx after a period as a product development analyst at a B2B renewable energy supplier.