Publications: Power Sector
Deorah, Shruti M., Nikit Abhyankar, Siddharth Arora, Kanika Chawla, and Amol A. Phadke."Assessing the Key Requirements for 450 GW of Renewable Capacity in India by 2030." (2021).
Abhyankar, Nikit, Shruti M. Deorah, and Amol A. Phadke."Least-Cost Pathway for India’s Power System Investments through 2030." (2021).
Kahrl, Fredrich, Shruti M. Deorah, Lakshmi Alagappan, Paul M. Sotkiewicz, and Nikit Abhyankar."Policy and Regulatory Recommendations to Support a Least-Cost Pathway for India’s Power Sector." (2021).
Lin, Jiang, Nikit Abhyankar, Gang He, Xu Liu, and Shengfei Yin."Enhancing grid flexibility under scenarios of a renewable-dominant power system in China." (2021).
Deorah, Shruti M., Nikit Abhyankar, Siddharth Arora, Ashwin Gambhir, and Amol A. Phadke."Estimating the Cost of Grid-Scale Lithium-Ion Battery Storage in India." (2020).
Karali, Nihan, Nikit Abhyankar, and Aditya Khandekar."EMPIRICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE APPLIANCE-LEVEL LOAD SHAPE AND DEMAND RESPONSE POTENTIAL IN INDIA."Energy Innovation for a Sustainable Economy 11th-13th February 2020 The Park, Hyderabad, India (2020) 363-370.
Abhyankar, Nikit, Nihar Shah, Virginie E. Letschert, and Amol A. Phadke."Assessing the Cost-Effective Energy Saving Potential from Top-10 Appliances in India."9th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL) (2017).
Palchak, David, Jaquelin Cochran, Ranjit Deshmukh, Ali Ehlen, Sushil Kumar Soonee, S.R. Narasimhan, Mohit Joshi, Brendan McBennett, Michael Milligan, Priya Sreedharan, Ilya Chernyakhovskiy, and Nikit Abhyankar."GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid, Vol. I—National Study EXECUTIVE SUMMARY."Greening the Grid 1 (2017).
Palchak, David, Jaquelin Cochran, Ranjit Deshmukh, Ali Ehlen, Sushil Kumar Soonee, S.R. Narasimhan, Mohit Joshi, Brendan McBennett, Michael Milligan, Priya Sreedharan, Ilya Chernyakhovskiy, and Nikit Abhyankar."GREENING THE GRID: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electric Grid, Vol. I—National Study."Greening the Grid 1 (2017).
Abhyankar, Nikit, Anand R. Gopal, Colin Sheppard, Won Young Park, and Amol A. Phadke."Techno-Economic Assessment of Deep Electrification of Passenger Vehicles in India." (2017).
Deshmukh, Ranjit, Grace Wu, and Amol A. Phadke."Renewable Energy Zones for Balancing Siting Trade-offs in India: Multi-Criteria Analysis for Planning Renewable Energy." (2017).
Rai, Varun, Rahul Tongia, Gireesh Shrimali, and Nikit Abhyankar."Data for development: The case for an Indian energy information administration."Energy Research & Social Science 25.March 2017 (2017). DOI
Abhyankar, Nikit, Nihar Shah, Won Young Park, and Amol A. Phadke."Accelerating Energy Efficiency Improvements in Room Air Conditioners in India: Potential, Costs-Benefits, and Policies." (2017).
Phadke, Amol A., Nikit Abhyankar, and Ranjit Deshmukh."Techno-Economic Assessment of Integrating 175GW of Renewable Energy into the Indian Grid by 2022." (2016).
Gopal, Anand R., Maggie Witt, Nikit Abhyankar, Colin Sheppard, and Andrew Harris."Battery electric vehicles can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make renewable energy cheaper in India." (2015).
Yin, Rongxin, Girish Ghatikar, Ranjit Deshmukh, and Aamir Hussain Khan."Findings from an Advanced Demand Response Smart Grid Project to Improve Electricity Reliability in India."India Smart Grid Week 2015 (2015).
Phadke, Amol A., Nikit Abhyankar, and Poorvi Rao."Empirical Analysis of the Variability of Wind Generation in India: Implications for Grid Integration." (2014).
Phadke, Amol A., Nikit Abhyankar, and Nihar Shah."Avoiding 100 New Power Plants by Increasing Efficiency of Room Air Conditioners in India: Opportunities and Challenges." (2014).
Abhyankar, Nikit, Amol A. Phadke, Jayant A. Sathaye, Ranjit Bharvirkar, Alissa K. Johnson, Ranjit Deshmukh, Cathie Murray, Bob Lieberman, and Ajith Raoc."Modeling Clean and Secure Energy Scenarios for the Indian Power Sector in 2030." (2013).
Williams, James H., Andrew DeBenedictis, Rebecca Ghanadan, Amber Mahone, Jack Moore, William R. Morrow III, Snuller Price, and Margaret S. Torn."The Technology Path to Deep Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts by 2050: The Pivotal Role of Electricity."Science 335.6064 (2012) 53-59. DOI
Deshmukh, Ranjit, Ranjit Bharvirkar, Ashwin Gambhir, and Amol A. Phadke."Analysis of International Policies In The Solar Electricity Sector: Lessons for India." (2011).
Saxena, Samveg, Jyh-Yuan Chen, and Robert W. Dibble."Increasing the signal-to-noise ratio of sparkplug ion sensors through addition of a potassium acetate fuel additive."Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 33.2 (2011) 3081-3088. DOI
Orans, Ren, Mike King, Chi-Keung Woo, and William R. Morrow III."Inclining for the Climate: GHG Reduction via Residential Electricity Ratemaking."Public Utilities Fortnightly 147.5 (2009) 40-45.
Morrow, William R. III, and Peter Balash."Biomass Allocation Model – Comparing Alternative Uses of Scarce Biomass Energy Resource Through Estimations of Future Biomass Use for Liquid Fuels and Electricity." (2008).
Morrow, William R. III, W. Michael Griffin, and H. Scott Matthews."National-level infrastructure and economic effects of switchgrass co-firing with coal in existing power-plants for carbon mitigation. Environmental Science and Technology."Environmental Science & Technology 42.10 (2008) 3501-3507. DOI