Prateek Joshi

Prateek Joshi

Researcher III-Mechanical Engineering


Prateek Joshi is an energy engineer and project manager in the Energy Systems Integration directorate. He works on clean energy planning and deployment efforts for both domestic and international communities, with a focus on power systems and electrification. He has prior experience in the building energy design and commercial solar PV industries, as a teaching assistant for an energy fundamentals graduate course, and as a research scholar analyzing the relationship between electric utilities and wildfires.

Research Interests

Clean energy analysis for sustainable international development

Climate resilience assessments for critical national energy infrastructure

Decarbonization technology deployment for state, local, and tribal governments


M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Brown University

Featured Work

Enabling Floating Solar Photovoltaic (FPV) Deployment: FPV Technical Potential Assessment for Southeast Asia, NREL Technical Report (2023)

Advancing Transportation Efficiency and Electric Vehicles in Tonga: A Review of Relevant Trends and Best Practices, NREL Technical Report (2023)

Role of Renewable Energy, Storage, and Demand Response in Karnataka's Power Sector Future, NREL Technical Report (2022)

Policy and Regulatory Environment for Utility-Scale Energy Storage: Bangladesh, NREL Technical Report (2021)

Puerto Rico Energy Efficiency Scenario Analysis Tool (PREESAT), NREL Technical Report (2021)

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Awards and Honors

NREL: Employee of the Month (October 2022)

Aspen Institute: Future Climate Leader (May 2022)

Stanford University: Centennial Teaching Assistant Award (2021)