Dexter Gauntlett

Principal Research Analyst

Dexter Gauntlett is a principal research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Energy Technologies program, with a focus on global renewable energy markets, including solar, wind, inverters, microgrids, energy storage, and other enabling technologies.

In his current role, he has worked extensively with utilities and other companies to forecast adoption of distributed energy resources across regions and customer segments. He has led numerous cross-cutting, custom research projects for leading utilities, private companies, government, and organizations such as the Advanced Energy Economy Institute, World Bank, and Pew Charitable Trust. Guantlett also has a background working with development agencies, development banks, and government programs intended to catalyze cleantech projects in urban and off-grid settings. Prior to joining Navigant Research, he was a fellow with Green Empowerment, an international nonprofit that partners with local NGOs to install renewable energy systems in rural villages in developing countries. Previously, he was a senior research and marketing associate with Clean Edge, a research and publishing firm focused on the cleantech industry. Gauntlett holds a BA in political science from the University of California Los Angeles.