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
"Smart Grid as a Driver for Energy-Intensive Industries: A Data Center Case Study." Grid-Interop 2012. Irving, TX, 2012. LBNL-6104E. .
"OpenADR Advances." ASHRAE Journal 54.11 (2012). LBNL-6055E. .
Addressing Energy Demand through Demand Response: International Experiences and Practices. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; ENERNOC, INC., 2012. .
"What China Can Learn from International Experiences in Developing a Demand Response Program." ECEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry 2012. .
Assessing the Control Systems Capacity for Demand Response in California Industries. CEC/LBNL, 2012. LBNL-5319E. .
Demand Response Opportunities and Enabling Technologies for Data Centers: Findings From Field Studies. PG&E/SDG&E/CEC/LBNL, 2012. LBNL-5763E. .
"Smart Grid Standards and Systems Interoperability: A Precedent with OpenADR." Grid-Interop 2011. Phoenix, AZ, 2011. LBNL-5273E. .
"Building Energy Information Systems: User Case Studies." Energy Efficiency 4.1 (2011) 17-30. LBNL-3701E. .
"Future of DR." 2011. .
Using Dashboards to Improve Energy and Comfort in Federal Buildings. 2011. LBNL-4283E. .
"Toward the Holy Grail of Perfect Information: Lessons Learned Implementing an Energy Information System in a Commercial Building." 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Washington D.C.: ACEEE, 2010. LBNL-3973E. .
Open Automated Demand Response Dynamic Pricing Technologies and Demonstration. CEC/LBNL, 2010. LBNL-3921E. .
"Smart Grid Opportunities for Data Centers." Datacenter Dynamics North America 2010. .
Demand Response and Open Automated Demand Response Opportunities for Data Centers. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2010. LBNL-3047E. .
"Open Automated Demand Response Technologies for Dynamic Pricing and Smart Grid." Grid-Interop Conference 2010. Chicago, IL, 2010. LBNL-4028E. .
Building Energy Information Systems: State of the Technology and User Case Studies. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. LBNL-2899E. .
"Preliminary Findings from an Analysis of Building Energy Information System Technologies." 2009 National Conference on Building Commissioning, June 3-5, 2009. Seattle, WA, 2009. LBNL-2224E. .
Barrier Immune Radio Communications for Demand Response. Berkeley: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009. LBNL-2294E. .
"Design and Operation of an Open, Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure for Commercial Buildings." Journal of Computing Science and Information Engineering 9.2 (2009). LBNL-2340E. .
"Open Automated Demand Response Communications in Demand Response for Wholesale Ancillary Services." Grid-Interop Forum 2009. Denver, CO, 2009. LBNL-2945E. .
Open Automated Demand Response Communications Specification (Version 1.0). 2009. LBNL-1779E. .
"Regression Models for Demand Reduction based on Cluster Analysis of Load Profiles." IEEE-PES/IAS Conference on Sustainable Alternative Energy. . Valencia, Spain, 2009. LBNL-2259E. .