Dr. Satish is the source of enthusiasm to MICRO. He is the ex-Secretary Coordinaation in the Cabinet Secretariat Government of India. Proir to this he was Secretary Renewable Energy and DG (Defence Acquisition), in the Ministry of Defence.
Dr. Rahul Walawalkar is leading conceptualisation of this initiative. He has served as an expert evaluator for US Department of Energy for various smart grid and energy storage demonstration projects in US during 2009-12. In 2012, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission(MERC) nominated him...
Vinayak is a Chartered Financial Analyst with experience in financial modelling, analysis, and business development. His work includes performing financial analysis and developing proposed price structures for power projects. He was involved in valuing and structuring multimillion dollar deals in Power and Aircraft industries. His presence in the team boost our capabilities of funding of project and also financial report and benchmarking of microgrids.
He is working on optimumm sizing and designing of the solar and wind microgrids and is also developing a charge controlling algorithm ro optimize life of lead acid batteries. Mr Sen has over 30 years of professional experience in management positions in leading battery manufacturing companies.
Kasturi is an energy sector consultant having about 4 year of experience in electrical distribution and renewable energy. Her work includes procurement strategy, financial modeling, price forecasting and project finance.
Aradhana looks over in-house communications and marketing for Customized Energy Solutions and its initiatives. With her corporate communication background and Environmental Engineering degree, she brings a different flavour to the team. Her leadership and communication skills, developed during her time as an Editor for her university newsletter and as the Digital Marketing Officer at an e-commerce start-up, are immensely valuable to MICRO team. You will be reaching out to her for any information on the initiative.
Akshay is the one who makes remote monitoring possible under this initiative. He is working on ground testing different monitoring systems, training the microgrid installer and also doing the job himself. He always brings valuable inputs for the team from the sites and is always raring to go for more sites. Akshay is also dynamically helping the team in testing of the portal and he adds a lot of value and energy to the team.
Vipul is responsible for hardware development,installation and integration. His research experience focuses area of Energy, Power electronics, Optimization & Data Analytics.
Jyoti Prasad Deka is a microgrid enthusiast and as a management consultant, has helped business and NGOs in conducting demand survey, site screening and building viable business plans to establish solar PV and biomass based microgrid.
Harsh Thacker, the lead for the innitiative, has a mix background of working in distribution utility network as an engineer and as strategy & market research consultant for energy and power industry. His diverse background is helping the team in blending business and technology innovations and ideas. He is co-ordinating efforts of the MICRO team and is forefront in reaching out to various stakeholders.
Javed is responsible for technical development including, software deployment and hardware design, having 4 years of experience in building data acquisition and control systems on various platforms.