Prakash Rao

Energy/Environmental Policy Research Scientist/Engineer

Building & Industrial Applications Department

Industrial Applications

Building Technology & Urban Systems Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA
Office Location: 090-3130
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Prakash Rao


April 2018

Industrial Applications Team: Bunmi Adesola, Arian Aghajanzadeh, Jingjing Liu, William C. Miller, Prakash Rao, Paul Sheaffer, Peter Therkelsen, Vestal Tutterow, Christine Wu



Rao, Prakash, Robert Kostecki, Larry L Dale, and Ashok J Gadgil. "Technology and Engineering of the Water-Energy Nexus." Annual Review of Environment and Resources 42.1 (2017) 407 - 437.
Liu, Jingjing, Prakash Rao, Peter L Therkelsen, Paul Sheaffer, Paul Scheihing, and Yannick Tamm. ISO 50001 and SEP Faster and Cheaper - Exploring the Enterprise-Wide Approach. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2017. LBNL-2001089.


Aghajanzadeh, Arian, Peter L Therkelsen, Prakash Rao, and Aimee T McKane. Global Impact Estimation of ISO 50001 Energy Management System for Industrial and Service Sectors. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2016. LBNL-1006337.
Rao, Prakash, Paul Sheaffer, Aimee T McKane, and Paul Scheihing. "Assessing Energy Efficiency Opportunities in US Industrial and Commercial Building Motor Systems." Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems, 2015. 2016. LBNL-1005023.


Therkelsen, Peter L, Prakash Rao, Aimee T McKane, Ridah Sabouni, Yannick Tamm, and Paul Scheihing. "Development of an Enhanced Payback Function for the Superior Energy Performance Program." 2015 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry. Buffalo, NY, 2015. LBNL-190883.
Rao, Prakash, Aimee T McKane, and Andre de Fontaine. "Energy Savings from Industrial Water Reductions." 2015 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry. Buffalo, NY, 2015. LBNL-190943.


Rao, Prakash, Ali Hasanbeigi, and Aimee T McKane. "A Framework to Survey the Energy Efficiency of Installed Motor Systems." 2013 Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013. LBNL-1003886.