Mandvi Singh has been working in electricity sector research, analysis and advocacy for nearly a decade, and aspires to contribute towards the growth of clean energy access and making decarbonization of energy a tangible outcome.
She is currently supporting the Indo-German Energy Programme of GIZ India in Promoting Solar Water Pumps. This entails providing technical support to central and state government ministries/agencies in terms of policy and implementation support for sustainable deployment of solar water pumps under PM KUSUM and other ongoing state schemes.
Prior to joining GIZ, she was leading Centre for Science and Environment’s (CSE) Renewable Energy Programme, undertaking policy research and advocacy to promote solar rooftop, mini-grids and solar water pumps. At CSE, she also headed the global programme for emission control from coal-based power plants and contributed significantly to notification of new emission norms in Indonesia.
She began her carrier at India Infrastructure Publishing Private Limited where she worked on a numerous domestic and global electricity sector reports analysing power sector trends and developments. She also wrote extensively for industry magazine like Power Line, Renewable Watch, Global Transmission Research and Southeast Asia Infrastructure.
Mandvi is an economist by education, holding bachelors and master’s degrees in the subject from Hansraj College, Delhi University and Jamia Millia Islamia, respectively. She has also taught development economics and Indian economics to undergraduate students at the Delhi University fora year’s duration.