Anand R. Gopal is a Principal Scientific Engineering Associate in the International Energy Studies Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He has almost a decade of research experience in engineering, economics, and policy related to transportation energy and renewable energy systems. Presently at LBNL, he is leading transportation policy and infrastructure development for India. Anand is also co-leading research into financial incentives policies and programs for energy efficiency. Anand has worked as a Research Engineer at the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University and as a Guest Scientist at the Potsdam Institute. He has a Ph.D. in Energy and Resources from University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Environmental Systems Engineering from Humboldt State University, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras.
Design of incentive programs for accelerating penetration of energy-efficient appliances." Energy Policy 72 (2014): 56-66. "
Feedstock loss from drought is a major economic risk for biofuel producers." Biomass and Bioenergy 69 (2014): 135-143. "
Key Factors Influencing Autonomous Vehicles’ Energy and Environmental Outcome." In Road Vehicle Automation, 127-135. , 2014. "
Self-financed efficiency incentives: case study of Mexico." Energy Efficiency (2014). "
Understanding fuel savings mechanisms from hybrid vehicles to guide optimal battery sizing for India." International Journal of Powertrains 3, no. 3 (2014): 259-278. "
Electrical consumption of two-, three- and four-wheel light-duty electric vehicles in India." Applied Energy 115 (2013): 582-590. "
Life-Cycle Assessment of Electric Power Systems." Annual Review of Environment and Resources 38 (2013): 107-136. "