ACEF Speaker 2021

Shankar B Earni

Program Manager,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Shankar Earni is a Program Manager in Building Technologies and Urban Systems Division, at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, supporting US Department of Energy to develop, implement, and evaluate energy projects, including developing processes, tools and resources to enhance the adoption of alternate financing mechanism for energy projects. Prior to LBNL, he worked as a Senior Performance Assurance Specialist at Johnson Controls Inc., where he was involved with auditing, project development and implementation of energy projects in commercial buildings. Dr. Earni also led and participated in several energy audits for industrial and commercial sectors to identify energy and productivity savings. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management and an M.S and B.S in Mechanical Engineering. He serves as a member of IPMVP committee, which is responsible for improving state of M&V practices.


  • Session 2.1 Impacts of COVID-19 on Energy and the Environment