Prateek Munankarmi

Prateek Munankarmi

Researcher III-Electrical Engineering

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Prateek Munankarmi joined NREL in 2018. His research interests include grid-interactive building controls, distribution grid analysis, decarbonization, and building electrification pathways identification and analysis. His work focuses on the optimization and control of residential distributed energy resources, building energy modeling, and analyzing the potential impacts of building electrification.

Research Interests

Building-to-grid integration

Building energy modeling

Building energy management systems

Distribution system analysis


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

B.E., Electrical Engineering, Tribhuvan University

Featured Work

The impact of energy-efficiency upgrades and other distributed energy resources on a residential neighborhood-scale electrification retrofit, Applied Energy (2023)

Colorado Residential Retrofit Energy District (CoRRED) Phase I: Final Modeling Results, NREL Technical Report (2022)

Community-scale interaction of energy efficiency and demand flexibility in residential buildingsApplied Energy (2021)

Quantification of Load Flexibility in Residential Buildings Using Home Energy Management Systems, American Control Conference (2020)

A hierarchical control framework with a novel bidding scheme for residential community energy optimization, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (2019)