Spotlight Author
Arjun Dutt
Senior Programme Lead
Arjun is a public policy professional working to accelerate the flow of affordable finance towards sustainability in emerging economies. He develops financial solutions to address bottlenecks in the flow of capital. These include fit-for-purpose financial instruments to mitigate investment risks and data-driven analyses that seek to inform policy and regulation. At the CEEW Centre for Energy Finance, Arjun’s work focusses on power sector decarbonisation, strategic industrial policy, sustainable finance architecture, carbon markets, intergovernmental platforms for sustainable finance and international climate change negotiations. Prior to joining The Council, Arjun worked in equity research and corporate finance. He holds an undergraduate degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering and an M.B.A. from the Management Development Institute, Gurgaon.
In the News
Financial Express
08 Feb, 2023   Arjun Dutt , Gagan Sidhu
Financial Express
16 Nov, 2022   Arjun Dutt
The Hindu
11 Oct, 2022   Arjun Dutt
Featured Research
CEF ANALYSIS
Others
+ 1 More
October 2021
2 mins read
Saloni Jain
CEF ANALYSIS
Renewable Energy
February 2020
6 mins read
Arjun Dutt
CEF ANALYSIS
Renewable Energy
+ 1 More
November 2019
6 mins read
Arjun Dutt
CEF ANALYSIS
Renewable Energy
November 2019
2 mins read
Arjun Dutt
CEF EXPLAINS
Instruments & Regulations
+ 2 More
September 2019
1 mins read
Arjun Dutt
CEF ANALYSIS
Renewable Energy
August 2019
4 mins read
Arjun Dutt
CEF ANALYSIS
Renewable Energy
July 2019
3 mins read
Arjun Dutt
Publications
PUBLICATIONS
Instruments & Regulations
September 2023
6 mins read
Arjun Dutt
PUBLICATIONS
Instruments & Regulations
+ 2 More
November 2022
1 mins read
Gagan Sidhu
PUBLICATIONS
Instruments & Regulations
+ 1 More
October 2022
3 mins read
Arjun Dutt
PUBLICATIONS
Others
October 2021
7 mins read
Arjun Dutt
PUBLICATIONS
Renewable Energy
August 2020
3 mins read
Rishabh Jain
PUBLICATIONS
Instruments & Regulations
+ 1 More
July 2020
2 mins read
Vaibhav Pratap Singh

CEF Open Access Resources

Basic
Calculator
Determines open access charges and the potential economic savings for industrial consumers through minimal input options.
Advanced
Calculator
Determines open access charges and the potential economic savings for commercial/industrial consumers through detailed input options.
RE
Waivers
Compare states for waivers on open access charges for procurement via renewable energy.
Compare
States
Compare open access charges across states for different modes (captive/third party) and technology (solar/wind).

CEF Electric Mobility Dashboard

EV Volume
Monitor
The National Volume Monitor provides annual EV volume performance. It features a dynamic interface with a dual filter.
EV
Calculators
EV Calculator estimates the financial savings and environmental benefits of shifting from a conventional vehicle (ICE) to an EV.
EV Penetration
Heatmap
The EV Penetration Heatmap allows users to visually differentiate states based on EV penetration in their total vehicle sales.
State Policy
Matrix
The State Policy Matrix features a two-level comparison of consumer EV policies across four categories for each of the 14 states that have introduced them.