Ranjit Deshmukh is a postdoctoral researcher with the International Energy Studies Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Ranjit’s research efforts largely focus on addressing the clean energy and energy access challenges in developing nations. His research addresses policies and technical solutions needed to integrate large amounts of wind and solar in electric grids of developing nations, especially India. He is also engaged with energy access issues, especially regarding renewable energy-based mini-grid policies and development of microhydro mini-grids. Prior to coming to Berkeley, Ranjit was with the Prayas Energy Group, an energy policy thinktank in India, and before that, at the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University. He loves to backpack, bike and be on the water. Ranjit holds master’s degrees from Humboldt State University and University of Texas at Austin, and a mechanical engineering bachelor’s degree from College of Engineering Pune, India.
Characterization and Effectiveness of Technologies for India’s Electric Grid Reliability and Energy Security." In India Smart Grid Week 2015., 2015. "
Estimation of Potential and Value of Demand Response for Industrial and Commercial Consumers in Delhi." In India Smart Grid Week 2015. Bengaluru, India, 2015. "
Findings from an Advanced Demand Response Smart Grid Project to Improve Electricity Reliability in India." In India Smart Grid Week 2015., 2015. "