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Learn about India’s current and future business models for energy storage

About this event

With the recent launch of the “Guidelines for Procurement and Utilisation of Battery Energy Storage Systems” by the Ministry of Power and the launch of multiple large-scale storage tenders, India is on the verge of becoming a major global hub for energy storage. The Indian government is putting significant effort into developing the energy storage sector, recognising its vital role in supporting the country’s transition to greener electricity.

Three speakers will take part in this webinar, providing insights into this fast-moving sector and the exciting opportunities it presents.

Firstly, Dr Walawalkar will give a background on India’s energy storage development strategy. He will also discuss the latest regulatory changes and how these will impact the sector’s development.

Secondly, Dr. Reddy will provide an insight into the latest SECI 500MW standalone energy storage tender. He will also discuss SECI’s strategy around energy storage.

Finally, Michael Salomon will summarise what we have heard and quantify current and future revenue streams for storage in India, also commenting on associated business cases. 


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  • Guest speaker
    Dr. Bharath Reddy Additional general manager @ Solar Energy Corporation of India

    Dr. Reddy has wide experience in Solar Photovoltaics in both technical and commercial areas. He has completed MSC, PhD from at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. Before joining SECI he has worked at Sujana Energy Limited, Hyderabad as Technical head, Moser Baer India Limited, Greater Noida as R&D Manager, National University of Singapore and IIT Chennai as Post-doctoral researcher. He has published more than 20 research publications and granted with 2 patents. Currently he is working as AGM (Solar) and Head, technical department at SECI, and taking care of the technical aspects of all types of solar PV systems, Solar projects with storage, Solar-wind hybrid projects, innovative RE projects etc.

  • Guest speaker
    Dr. Rahul Walawalkar President and MD @ Customized Energy Solutions (India)

    Dr. Rahul Walawalkar leads the Emerging Technologies domain for Customized Energy Solutions globally, which under his leadership has emerged as a thought leader in the areas of energy storage, renewables, demand response, electric vehicles, and smart grid technologies. A strong votary of improving energy storage and e-mobility in India, Rahul founded the India Energy Storage Alliance in 2012 and continues to serve as its President. He served as board member for Energy Storage Association, USA during 2009-15 and as the Chair for Global Energy Storage Alliance during 2018-20.

  • Guest speaker
    Michael Salomon CEO @ Clean Horizon

    Michael obtained his engineer’s degree at Mines ParisTech in France and his Ph.D. at Stanford in the USA. In 2009, he founded Clean Horizon in Paris France which he has led and grown since then. Michael now also serves as President of Clean Horizon Americas, based in Miami Florida.

  • Team member
    Andy Colthorpe Editor @ Solar Media / Energy-Storage.news

    Editor and lead journalist for Energy-Storage.news, covering the global industry for a business audience.

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