Lead – Energy Transitions, WRI India
Sandhya Sundararagavan is the Lead on the Energy Transitions Team, where she works on developing and supporting progressive policies, technical solutions and strategies for sustainable clean energy transformation.
Prior to this, she worked with Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP), The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) in various capacities. She led several power sector programs focusing on renewable grid integration, power sector planning, electricity market reforms and modelling efforts, and supported electricity sector stakeholders extensively at both national and state level.
Sandhya holds an MS from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Pune.
She enjoys hiking, photography and practicing yoga. In her spare time, she likes to listen to music, watch stand-ups, play board games with her nephew and explore cuisines with her family.
Working with electricity customers, cities, regulators and utilities to drive the transition to a low-carbon grid.Part of Energy