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
"Linking Continuous Energy Management and Open Automated Demand Response." Grid Interop Forum. Atlanta, GA, 2008. LBNL-1361E. .
"Design and Implementation of an Open, Interoperable Automated Demand Response Infrastructure." Grid Interop Forum. Albuquerque, NM, 2007. LBNL-63665. .