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Ruchita Shah
Programme Associate
Ruchita is an Analyst with CEEW Centre for Energy Finance (CEF). At The Council, she creates data-driven insights for various stakeholders based on global and Indian renewable energy market trends and developments. Prior to The Council, she worked with Emergent Ventures India (EVI) as an Associate Consultant in Gurgaon and FutureBridge as a Business Analyst in Mumbai. During her tenure at EVI, she conducted feasibility studies for various USAID, the World Bank, and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation-funded renewable energy (solar - rooftop and ground-mounted, solar-wind hybrid) projects. At Future Bridge, she closely tracked various key developments in renewable energy, energy storage, and electric mobility space to support the clients in devising market entry strategies globally. Ruchita is an electrical and electronics engineer with post-graduation in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management from TERI School of advanced studies. During her post graduation, she interned at Schneider Electric India and Nexant Inc. (under USAID PACE-D TA Program).
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EV Penetration
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