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Indraneel Bhandari

Energy Engineer

Distributed Generation and Energy Efficiency


Office Phone:

(312) 355-7848


Indraneel Bhandari is an Energy Engineer at the Energy Resources Center (ERC)--an interdisciplinary public service, research, and special projects organization that works to advance energy sustainability and improve the environment, based out of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Chicago. He is a member of the distributed generation and energy efficiency team, where he performs qualification screenings and feasibility studies for CHP systems through the Department of Energy Midwest Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Program and evaluates financial and emissions analysis of electric school buses. Indraneel is also a researcher for the Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office program evaluating the performance impacts of Agro-Voltaic projects. Indraneel has several years’ experience in facility energy assessments through several utility and state sponsored energy conservation incentive programs.

Prior to working with the ERC, Indraneel worked as an electrical engineer in India focused on utility-scale turnkey PV solar plants. Here he was part of the site engineering team responsible for the construction, testing, commissioning and operation of the PV solar plant. He has experience with power evacuation bays and transmission systems.

Indraneel holds a Master of Energy Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from India. His interest includes distributed PV solar, Electric and hybrid vehicles and renewable energy resources.