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Judy Lai

Grid Integration Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R1121
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-1137
(510) 486-6910

Judy Lai is a Principal Research Associate in the Grid Integration Group (GIG). She is responsible for collecting, processing, and analyzing data, e.g., data on utility tariffs and structures, installed building equipment, Energy Star technologies, emerging DER technologies, and cap and trade. In addition to contributing to publications and presentations, Judy also provides technical and editing assistance to the multi-cultural group of researchers. She is also responsible for maintaining the website for the microgrid team (http://microgrid.lbl.gov) and helping to organize the annual Symposium on Microgrids. 

Prior to being an analyst, Judy was a Radiance modeler (http://radiance-online.org/) working with the commercial buildings group where her simulation projects included the National Air and Space Museum and the New York Times Building.


1998, Bachelor Architecture, UC Berkeley
2013, Master Environmental Management, Duke University

This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.



Stadler, Michael, Chris Marnay, Judy Lai, Gonçalo Cardoso, Olivier Mégel, and Afzal S. Siddiqui. The Influence of a CO2 Pricing Scheme on Distributed Energy Resources in California's Commercial Buildings In 23rd Annual Western Conference, Advanced Workship in Regulation and Competition. Hyatt Regency, Monterey, California, 2010. Download: PDF (5.74 MB)


Marnay, Chris, Judy Lai, Michael Stadler, and Afzal S. Siddiqui. "Added Value of Reliability to a Microgrid: Simulations of Three California Buildings." In Cigré Integration of Wide-Scale Renewable Resources into the Power Delivery System, July 29-31, 2009, 7. Calgary, Canada, 2009. Download: PDF (354.34 KB)