CSTEP with support of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (SSEF) conducted a Round Table on A Decision Analysis Framework for Integrated Resource Planning. The event took place in Taj West End, Bengaluru, Kolkata on August 30, 2016.
Research Staff of CSTEP took part in a simulation exercise facilitated by Ranjit Bharvirkar, Senior Associate and India Program Officer, The Regulatory Assistance Project, Dr. AJ Bostian, Bostian Consulting and Professor at University of Tampere and Dr. Daniel Shawhan, Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future. This one day session was organised in CSTEP on Thursday, August 25, 2016.
Yeshika Malik, Research Economist presented a paper by Practical Action, The Schumacher Centre for Technology and Development.
A kick-off meeting for the smart grid pilot project to be implemented at Chandapura was held on May 26 at BESCOM. The project is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, under its Solar Energy Research Initiative (SERI). The project will be jointly carried out by IIT-BHU, Varanasi & CSTEP along with BESCOM as a knowledge partner.
Sujaya Rathi, Principal Research Scientist and Shramana Dey, Research Consultant from CSTEP held a two-day discussion with Practical Action at their office in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on May 5-6th, 2016.