Kavita Ravi, PhD

Director of Emerging Markets

Dr. Kavita Ravi is the Director of Emerging Markets at MassCEC, where she is responsible for promoting emerging markets such as energy storage, clean transportation, and grid modernization in Massachusetts. In 2016, she co-led the State of Charge report that explored the market opportunities and barriers for energy storage in Massachusetts. In 2017, she is leading programs to demonstrate viable business models for energy storage in the marketplace and a study to explore clean transportation opportunities in Massachusetts. Previously, she has also established a program to support universities and companies leverage clean energy funding opportunities. Prior to MassCEC, Kavita worked on microgrids and energy access issues with the U.S. Department of Energy and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. From 2011 through 2013, she served as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy where she led market transforming programs to promote energy efficiency. Kavita has a Ph.D in Computer Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and worked for several years in the private sector commercializing the technology of her doctoral research. You can contact Kavita at kravi@masscec.com or 617-315-9364