ACEF Speaker

Sandhya Sundararagavan

Head - Energy Transition,
WRI India

Sandhya Sundararagavan is the Head of the Energy Transitions Team, where she works on developing and supporting progressive policies, technical solutions and strategies for sustainable clean energy transformation. Prior to this, she worked with Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), Center for Study of Science, Technology & Policy (CSTEP), The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) in various capacities. She led several power sector programs focusing on renewable grid integration, power sector planning, electricity market reforms and modelling efforts, and supported electricity sector stakeholders extensively at both national and state level. Sandhya holds an MS from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Pune.


  • Session 3.1: Governance and Optimal Planning of Electricity Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure