Kapil Duwadi

Researcher II-Electrical Engineering


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Kapil Duwadi is a research engineer within the Distribution Edge Group in the Grid Planning and Analysis Center with expertise in modeling distribution feeders, distributed energy resources impact study, rooftop photovoltaic (PV) hosting capacity analysis, automating rooftop PV interconnection, and full stack software development.

Research Interests

Automating rooftop PV interconnection assessment

Flexible hosting capacity analysis

Distribution feeder modeling

Education

M.S., Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Tribhuvan University

Professional Experience

Researcher II, NREL (2019–Present)

Associations and Memberships

Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Featured Work

An Analysis Framework for Distribution Network DER Integration in India: Distributed Solar in Tamil Nadu, NREL Technical Report (2021)

Preparing Distribution Utilities for the Future-Evolving Customer Consumption in Renewable Rich Grids: A Novel Analytical Framework, NREL Technical Report (2021)

Preparing Distribution Utilities for the Future-Unlocking Demand-Side Management Potential: A Novel Analytical Framework, NREL Technical Report (2021)

Sustainability Metrics for Inverter-based Voltage Regulation Methods in PV-rich Low Voltage Grids, IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology, (2019)

Techno-Economic and Sustainability Study of PV Inverter Controllers in Distribution Networks for Voltage Regulation, Thesis (2019)