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India Energy Transition Dialogues: Integrating Distributed Energy Resources for a Smooth Energy Transition
Panellists:
Gabrielle Kuiper – DER Expert, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Vibhuti Garg – Energy Economist, Lead India, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
Heymi Bahar – Lead Analyst, International Energy Agency (IEA).
Shailendra Shukla – Ex-Chairman, Chhattisgarh State Power Companies; Ex-Chairman, Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency; Ex-Director & CEO, Chhattisgarh State Renewable Energy Development Agency.
Mudit Jain – Head-Research, Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd.

Moderated by:
Ashwini K. Swain – Fellow, Centre for Policy Research.

In this session, we will discuss the role of distributed energy resources in meeting India’s energy transition goals, as proposed by Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). IEEFA has recently completed a study that looks at what India can learn from the Australian experience of integrating distributed energy resources (DER). The study suggests how India can leapfrog into a system where DER is central, planned for and taken advantage of, driving deflation and sustainable energy for all. It claims that India has the opportunity to plan for the combination of rooftop solar with storage - both small-scale batteries and electric vehicles.

Drawing on rich experience of our panellists on Indian as well as global experience with DER, we aim to explore the opportunities and challenges of prioritising DER in India’s 21st century energy system, and possible way forward.

To check the schedule and register for other webinars in the series, visit: https://environmentality.cprindia.org/blog/india-energy-transition-dialogues

Apr 13, 2021 03:00 PM in India

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