Dr. Amol Phadke is a Staff Scientist in the Electricity Markets and Policy Department at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
He is an Affiliate and Senior Scientist at the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley.
Currently, his work is focused on, grid scale battery storage, heavy-duty electric vehicles, deep RE penetration in the India power sector, and appliance and equipment efficiency in several emerging economies.
Amol has published over 80 journal articles, research reports, and conference papers. His work has been featured in the Times of India, Economic Times, The Hindu, Nature Magazine, India and numerous other publications. Amol regularly advises the national government, utilities, and regulators in India on energy policies and programs. Amol has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Government College of Engineering, Pune, India, and a M.S. and Ph.D. from the Energy and Resources Group, from UC Berkeley.
Societal Impact Award: IEAD Power and Transport Team - November 18th 2021
Recognizing the pathbreaking research done by Amol Phadke, Nikit Abhyankar, and Umed Paliwal in decarbonization of the US grid and transportation systems which laid the foundation for the United States’ Nationally Determined Contribution and goal of 100% clean electricity by 2035.