Technical Executive, High Performance & Smart Buildings
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Ram Narayanamurthy is a Technical Executive at EPRI in the Advanced Energy Communities area, focused on energy efficiency, customer adoption and grid integration of customer technologies. He led the development of the first Zero Net Energy neighborhood in California and the first low income community scale Zero Net Energy retrofit . He also leads connected customer research at EPRI in the area of smart thermostats and connected devices, and the use of data analytics and data standards in clean energy. Prior to EPRI, Ram worked in executive positions in startups for more than a decade developing new energy efficiency and energy storage technologies. He holds 26 patents and has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from The Indian Institute of Technology and Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University.