The emerging enthusiasm around battery manufacturing in India is palpable and signals the advent of battery manufacturing in the county. Ten companies have moved bids amounting to 130 GWh under the ₹18,100 crore production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for advanced chemistry cell (ACC) battery storage, far exceeding the 50 GWh envisaged…
Jagabanta is a Principal with RMI India. He works on electricity, hydrogen and battery related work streams.
He comes from a background of energy consultancy and development. Prior to RMI India, he worked with the World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in the energy and climate sectors in areas ranging from carbon pricing and mining to power systems planning and urban transportation. Previously, he was with IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA) in their Singapore office as a Research Associate. At IHS CERA he worked extensively on nuclear, power, gas and renewable projects in various geographies across Asia.
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS)
MA in International Economics and International Development, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)