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Ruchi Agrawal

Research Engineer
Smart Energy Services and Regulatory Innovation

Ruchi joined IERC in July 2019 supporting the research projects in Smart Energy Services and Regulatory Innovation theme. She is leading the European Commission funded projects and also assisting in writing proposals for external funding. Ruchi is a Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Govt. of India) Certified Energy Auditor and  holds first class Masters in Energy Studies from University of Pune, India as a scholar of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India.

Before joining IERC she has worked with Energy Auditing firms based out of Bangalore in India and have carried out several projects including Electrical Health Analysis, Electrical and Fire Safety Analysis, Utility Bill Analysis, Energy Consumption Analysis. She has also done remote energy management for US based retail chain during her internship.  In addition, she has contributed in implementation of India’s first Parabolic Trough Technology Solar Thermal Power Project as a Project Coordinator. Working with a diverse range of organisations, she has gained widespread knowledge & experience in project management and writing executive & technical reports.


The IERC recognises the contribution of the European Commission through H2020.
Lead: Ruchi Agrawal, Pádraig Lyons, Lorena Sanchez-Relano
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Heat pump (HP) technology is considered to be an energy-saving technology and as such calls for efficiency and skills development within the HP sector. IERC is a partner on the EU-funded HP4All project aims to allow improvement of capacity and skills within the HP industry and secure the energy efficiency benefits that HP technology offers.
Lead: Ruchi Agrawal, Pádraig Lyons, Luciano di Tomassi
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SmartSPIN, which is trialling solutions which could potentially remove the split-incentive problem which is resulting in a significant level of untapped energy saving in the commercial rental sector.
Lead: Luciano de Tomassi, Ruchi Agrawal, Pádraig Lyons, Lorena Sanchez Relano
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