Spotlight on India: balancing the need for universal energy access with aspirations for the energy transition, 13 October

RR Rashmi will be giving us an insight into the big picture issues facing India as it embarks upon its pathway to net zero, including: 

  • The policy framework for India’s energy transition
  • Moving to a decentralised, solar powered system where energy is closer to the consumer
  • How can India’s energy systems meet peak demands as more intermittent renewable energy comes online?

Speaker profile

Mr Rajani Ranjan Rashmi is a Distinguished Fellow and Programme Director in The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), a leading think tank of India in the field of environmental research and advocacy. He advises and works on the areas relating to climate change policy, low carbon development, carbon markets, and other environmental issues.

Mr Rashmi was India’s principal negotiator of the Government of India for climate change for several years and has over 35 years of experience of working with the Government. He held the position of Special Secretary to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change where he played a key role in framing India’s approach to climate policies before and after the Paris Agreement.

Besides his association with TERI, Mr Rashmi is also a member of the Technical Advisory Body of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on CORSIA and has earlier served on the Sub Committee of the Ministry of Finance, Govt of India on Climate Finance.

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