Sourabh Dalvi

Sourabh Dalvi

Researcher III-Operations Research Analysis


Sourabh Dalvi is a member of the Transmission Group in the Grid Planning and Analysis Center. 

Research Interests

Mathematical optimization, machine learning, and AI in power systems

Long duration storage technologies and capacity expansion

Hybrid power plants and electric vehicles

Techno-economic analysis

Transmission, distribution, and distributed energy resources


M.S., Industrial Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, University of Mumbai

Professional Experience

Researcher, NREL (2018–present)

Graduate Research Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University (2017–2018)

Featured Work

Solving Unit Commitment Problems with Demand Responsive Loads: Preprint, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (2022)

Modeling Investment Decisions from Heterogeneous Firms under Imperfect Information and Risk in Wholesale Electricity Markets, Applied Energy (2022)

The Impacts of Distinct Flexibility Enhancements on the Value and Dynamics of Natural Gas Power Plant Operations, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (2021)

Integrating the Value of Electricity Resilience in Energy Planning and Operations Decisions, IEEE Systems Journal (2021)

Adapting Existing Energy Planning, Simulation, and Operational Models for Resilience Analysis, NREL Technical Report (2020)