Girish (Rish) Ghatikar was a Deputy Lead for the Grid Integration Group overseeing the U.S. and international Demand Response (DR) technologies, Open Auto-DR (OpenADR) standards, and related energy technologies, services, and business. His background and experiences are in key areas of information technology, standards, technology transfer, and business innovation for Energy Efficiency, DR, Smart Grid, and their field applications. Ghatikar serves on the Board of Directors and as the Vice Chairman for the OpenADR Alliance, Steering and Technical Committees for Organization for Advancement of Structured Information Standards, and relevant user groups to accelerate the adoption of Smart Grid and Clean Energy innovation in the U.S. and international markets. Ghatikar holds Master degrees in Telecommunication Systems/ Computer Technologies; and Infrastructure Planning/Management.
Demand Response Research Center, Pacific Gas & Electric, Global Energy Partners LLC, and Akuacom
Demand Response Research Center - Final Report. 2015. LBNL-1005753. .
"Distributed Energy Systems Integration and Demand Optimization for Autonomous Operations and Electric Grid Transactions." Applied Energy Special Issue on Integrated Energy Systems (2015). LBNL- 1003742. .
"Diffusion of Automated Grid Transactions Through Energy Efficiency Codes." ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency, 2015 2015. LBNL-6995E. .
"The Electrical Grid and Supercomputing Centers: An Investigative Analysis of Emerging Opportunities and Challenges." Informatik-Spektrum 28.2 (2015) 111-127. LBNL-6985E. .
Design and Development of an Integrated Workstation Automation Hub. 2015. LBNL-175486. .
"Considerations in Standardization for Demand Response Ready Air Conditioners in India." India Smart Grid Week 2015. Bangalore, India, 2015. LBNL-6968E. .
"Characterization and Effectiveness of Technologies for India’s Electric Grid Reliability and Energy Security." India Smart Grid Week 2015. 2015. LBNL-6994E. .
"Data Center Energy Efficiency Standards in India: Preliminary Findings from Global Practices." e-Energy Conference. Bangalore, 2015. LBNL-182398. .
"Estimation of Potential and Value of Demand Response for Industrial and Commercial Consumers in Delhi." India Smart Grid Week 2015. Bengaluru, India, 2015. LNBL-6987E. .
"Findings from an Advanced Demand Response Smart Grid Project to Improve Electricity Reliability in India." India Smart Grid Week 2015. 2015. LBNL-6982E. .
"Open Automated Demand Response: Industry Value to Indian Utilities and Knowledge from the Deployment." India Smart Grid Week. Bengaluru, India, 2015. LBNL-6986E. .
"The Role of Regulatory Reforms, Market Changes, and Technology Development to Make Demand Response A Viable Resource in Meeting Energy Challenges." Applied Energy 130 (2014) 814–823. .
"The Local Team Leveraging Distributed Resources to Improve Resilience." IEEE Power & Energy Magazine 12.5 (2014) 76-83. LBNL-177276. .
"Field Experience with and Potential for Multi-time Scale Grid Transactions from Responsive Commercial Buildings." ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Asilomar Convention Center, Pacific Grove, CA, 2014. LBNL-185827. .
Collaborative research to promote energy efficiency innovation towards significant reduction in buildings energy use in the United States and India. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2014. LBNL-6862E. .
"Enabling Efficient, Responsive, and Resilient Buildings: Collaboration Between the United States and India." IEEE Great Lakes Symposium on Smart Grid and the New Energy Economy. Chicago, IL, 2014. LBNL-6594E. .
"Unlocking the Smart Grid through Building Codes and Communication Standards: Code Opportunities to Increase DR Transactions." ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2014. LBNL-6984E. .
Automated Measurement and Signaling Systems for the Transactional Network. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2013. LBNL-6611E. .
Expanding Buildings-to-Grid (B2G) Objectives in India. 2013. LBNL-6369E. .
Best Practices Guide for High - Performance Indian Office Buildings. Berkeley, CA: LBNL, 2013. LBL-6230. .
"Deploying Systems Interoperability and Customer Choice within Smart Grid." Grid-Interop 2012. Irving, TX, 2012. LBNL-6016E. .
"Smart Grid as a Driver for Energy-Intensive Industries: A Data Center Case Study." Grid-Interop 2012. Irving, TX, 2012. LBNL-6104E. .