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Mohit Joshi

Energy Systems Modeler & Analyst


Mohit Joshi is a member of the Transmission Group in the Grid Planning and Analysis Center. He joined NREL in 2019. His work focuses on the integration of renewables in the power system, including strategies to make this integration efficient and effective.

Prior to joining NREL, Mohit worked with National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) of India, which is the apex body for power system operation in the country. He has more than a decade of experience in the power sector, with a focus on power system modeling, operations and planning, electricity markets, regulatory and policy issues, and implementing key power system reforms in India, such as point of connection transmission pricing, deviation, settlement mechanisms, ancillary services, etc.

Research Interests

Power system studies for efficient renewable integration

Production cost modeling and capacity expansion planning

Impact of electric vehicles and demand response on renewable integration

Development of market mechanisms to support renewable integration


M.S., Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology

B.Tech., Power Engineering (Electrical), Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Professional Experience

Energy Systems Modeler and Analyst, NREL (2019–present)

Manager, Power System Operation Corporation (2018–2019)

Deputy Manager, Power System Operation Corporation (2016–2018)

Senior Engineer, Power System Operation Corporation (2013–2016)

Engineer, Power System Operation Corporation (2009–2012)

Executive Trainee, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (2008–2009)

Featured Work

Opportunities for Renewable Energy, Storage, Vehicle Electrification, and Demand Response in Rajasthan's Power Sector, NREL Technical Report (2022)

Hydrogen 101: Frequently Asked Questions About Hydrogen for Decarbonization, NREL Technical Report (2022)

Reliability and Resiliency in South Asia's Power Sector - Pathways for Research, Modeling, and Implementation, NREL Technical Report (2022)

Power Sector Decarbonization in South Asia - Pathways for Research, Modeling, and Implementation, NREL Technical Report (2022)

Energy Storage in South Asia: Understanding the Role of Grid-Connected Energy Storage in South Asia’s Power Sector Transformation, NREL Technical Report (2021)

Development of Renewable Energy Data for Facilitating the Clean Energy Transition in Vietnam, NREL Technical Report (2021)

Ramping Up the Ramping Capability: India's Power System Transition, NREL Technical Report (2020)

Simulation of Cross-Border Renewable Energy Trading in South Asia, NREL Presentation (2020)

Greening the Grid: Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India's Electric Grid, Vol. I—National Study, NREL Technical Report (2017)

Point of Connection Transmission Pricing in India, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (2013)

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