Amul Sathe is a director in the energy efficiency and demand side management group within Navigant’s Energy practice. Amul focuses on energy efficiency programs, policies, and technologies for utilities, governmental agencies, and manufacturers, as well as the water-energy nexus. Amul brings a strong understanding of energy and water efficiency technologies and markets to lead project teams.
Amul has developed and overseen the development of multiple energy efficiency forecasting models tailored for specific client's needs. These models have included detailed analysis of trending energy efficiency topics such as: LED technologies, market transformation programs, zero net energy buildings, codes and standards savings, and emerging technology risk just to name a few.
Amul also served as principal investigator on two groundbreaking water-energy nexus studies in the State of California. He has been called upon as a subject matter expert by state agencies for his deep knowledge of the water-energy nexus.
Selected engagement experiences include assisting or leading teams in:
Multiple energy efficiency potential studies in California, Arizona, and Minnesota that inform goals, policy, and program design
Multiple water-energy nexus studies examining: embedded energy in water, water recycling technologies, avoided cost of water, water efficient landscaping, and water-sustainable community design
Technology and market characterization of emerging efficiency technologies
Forecasting baseline market adoption of technologies to analyze market transformation programs
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University BSE, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan