The candidate will head a team of researchers who lead research and advocacy to push policy and regulatory reform in a broad range of energy sectors including renewable energy, thermal power, transmission and distribution utilities and electricity markets. The candidate will report to Director (Energy) who will give overall research direction to the team.
The candidate, assisted by a team, will carry out research through both primary data collection and secondary literature studies. The candidate will be responsible for the team’s research output including reports, policy briefs and articles in media.
The candidate will lead Energy team’s advocacy effort through various channels. He/she will be responsible for dissemination of the team’s research through active engagement with policy makers, think tanks and civil society. The candidate will represent CSE at energy meetings/conferences and communicate with press, television and electronic media. He/she will need to follow regulatory and technical developments in India as well as in other countries, critique policy changes for internal discussions and give feedback to relevant stakeholders including the govt.
The candidate will assist CSE’s efforts to advocate renewable energy and to clean the thermal power sector in emerging countries in Africa and Asia.