- Grid Integration
- Renewable Energy
- Demand Side Management
- Transmission and Distribution Planning and Power Sector Policy Research
Manager, Energy Finance
Sandhya Sundararagavan is a Manager with CPI’s Energy Finance Team in India. At CPI, Sandhya’s work is focused on developing implementable pathways for low carbon transition and electricity market reform in India.
She is a senior power sector domain specialist with 10+ years of experience in conducting research and policy analysis in the energy sector. She has engaged actively with transmission and distribution utilities, state entities and policy makers to provide solutions in the areas of grid integration of renewables, distribution reforms and demand side management.
Prior to joining CPI, Sandhya led the power sector team at Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP). She also held positions at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India, MRW & Associates, LLC, California, USA, and Cummins India Ltd, Pune, India.
Sandhya holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune, India.