Nihan Karali is a Project Scientist/Engineer in the International Energy Analysis Department at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She conducts research and analysis on energy, and environment modeling, including industry, transportation, and buildings sectors’ energy efficiency and environment analysis, economic and policy analysis, complex systems modeling, technology assessment and scenario analysis -- to identify robust technology and policy pathways to maximize the energy, environment, economic, and societal benefits of advanced clean energy technologies, cost and benefit analysis; technological change, market adoption, and emerging technology diffusion.
"Improving the energy efficiency of room air conditioners in China: Costs and benefits." Applied Energy 258 (2020) 114023. .
"The manufacturer economics and national benefits of cooling efficiency for air conditioners in Brazil." eceee 2019 Summer Study. Belambra Presqu'île de Giens, France, 2019. .
"Forecasting Indonesia's electricity load through 2030 and peak demand reductions from appliance and lighting efficiency." Energy for Sustainable Development 49.April 2019 (2019). .
"Modeling Technological Change and Its Impact on Energy Savings in the U.S. Iron and Steel Sector." Applied Energy 202.September 15, 2017 (2017). .
"China’s Trajectories beyond Efficiency: CO2 Implications of Maximizing Electrification and Renewable Resources through 2050." ECEEE Summer Study 2017. Presqu'ile Giens, Hyeres France, 2017. Presqu'ile Giens, Hyeres France, 2017. .
CERC-BEE Impact Model. 2016. .
"Benefit Analyses of Irvine Smart Grid Projects." CIGRE US National Committee 2016 Grid of the Future Symposium. Philadelphia, PA, 2016. .
"Benefits Analysis of Smart Grid Demonstration Projects." 2016 China International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CICED 2016). Xi'an, China, 2016. .
"An integrated assessment of water-energy and climate change in Sacramento, California: How strong is the nexus?." Climatic Change 132.2 (2015) 223-235. .
"Potential Impact of Lighting and Appliance Efficiency Standards on Peak Demand: The Case of Indonesia." 8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting. Luzern, Switzerland, 2015. LBNL-1003760. .
Estudio Preparatorio para la Implementación en Chile de Estándares Mínimos de Eficiencia Energética en Motores Industriales. Berkeley: LBNL, 2015. LBNL-187346. .
"Developing long-term strategies to reduce energy use and CO2 emissions—analysis of three mitigation scenarios for iron and steel production in China." Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change (2014). .