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Haresh Kamath

Acting Director for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Energy Storage
Electric Power Research Institute

Haresh Kamath is Acting Director for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Energy Storage at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), managing the Institute’s research into the development, assessment, and application of energy storage technologies for grid storage applications as well as the implementation and integration of storage, distributed generation, smart inverters, microgrids, and other distributed resources into the grid. Kamath joined EPRI in 2002 as a project engineer in energy storage and distributed generation. He was an author for the first edition of the EPRI-DOE Handbook of Energy Storage and served on the board of directors of the Energy Storage Association from 2005 to 2013.  In 2013, Kamath took steps to create the EPRI Energy Storage Integration Council (ESIC), a technical forum to facilitate the deployment and use of utility-scale energy storage systems.

Learning Lab:
Energy Storage 101: Technology Basics, Room 301-303; Wednesday April 8, 09:00am-11:00am