Vikas has nearly five years of experience in renewable energy. He has provided research and analytical support on assignments conducted for funding agencies (the World Bank, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, and the United Nations Development Programme), government organizations and departments (Ministry of Railway, Government of Assam, Government of Rajasthan), and private sector clients and non-government organizations (BP, the Center for Law and Social Policy) in the field of renewable energy.
He has provided secondary and primary research, analytical support, and market sounding activities on a solar techno-economic feasibility study for Indian Railways, a renewable hybrid project for the Solar Energy Corporation of India and the World Bank, and a private investor. He is also involved in conducting a market survey for off-grid solar appliances such as solar home systems and solar water pumps.
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology