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EAI Team Profile

“Talent can win games; Only Team can win championships”

EAI’s unique strength lies in its passionate team with diverse expertise. We are a team of renewable energy geeks with a unique blend of entrepreneurial streak, renewable energy industry expertise and analytical skills. As a result, our suggestions are always action-oriented.

We are here for almost a decade. Our experience in the renewable energy domain is simply unmatchable. Our Team has diverse experience in all facets of renewable energy sector – Marketing & Strategy, Technology, Financing and project development. The EAI team also brings with it something very few others can – extensive contacts in the Indian renewable energy industry. As a result of our pre-eminent position in this industry, and our team’s presence and visibility at all major renewable energy events, we have developed critical contacts with the leading lights of the industry. Today, our contact base comprises who’s-who of the Indian renewable energy and cleantech industry.

Our people share our client’s aspirations and our job is to help our client in every way possible to achieve their goal.

What do we bring to the table

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EAI’s consulting team with its diverse expertise and energy background – has assisted global and Indian blue chip companies in their sustainability efforts. Our consulting clients include the World Bank, GSK, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GE, Huber, Reliance, La Farge, Vedanta, Tamil Nadu & Karnataka State Governments, MNRE, and more.

EAI Team Members

 

EAI Team

Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi)

Co-founder & Director
Leads consulting team and focuses on solar PV, biomass and other cleantech.

Narasimhan is a renewable energy and clean technology professional with almost a decade’s exposure to a wide spectrum of renewable energy domains…Read more

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Manohar Namasivayam

Co-Founder & Advisor
Focuses on: Solar PV

Manohar Namasivayam started EAI along with Narsi and has been helping EAI as its strategic advisor since its inception.Manohar has over thirty years’ experience in a variety…Read more

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Divya Prabha

Consulting & Product Management
Focuses on: Solar PV

Divya has worked on a number of solar sector assignments in the past year she has been at Solar Mango. Her key areas of work are in the research of operational and business…Read more

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Nikhil Vinay

Research & Consulting
Focuses on: Solar PV

Nikhil has worked on a number of solar PV industry research studies in the past one year he has been with Solar Mango. His key areas of work are in understanding new and…Read more

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Vijay Wilfred

Research & Consulting
Focuses on: Biomass and other cleantech

Vijay works in both biomass and solar energy sectors, and works in the intersection of engineering and business. Most of his work involves field-based research, with extensive…Read more

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Gayathri Kumar

Research & Consulting
Focuses on: Emerging cleantech

Gayathri has been with EAI for two years and her work at EAI revolves around writing Business Intelligence Reports and Newsletters.
She also maintains large portions of EAI…Read more

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Ramya Gopinath

Marketing & Consulting

Ramya is responsible for the entire sales cycle – taking the leads to closing the deals. She also guides her team on all other marketing and communication pursuits in the company…Read more

EAI Team

Ravindran G

Marketing & Consulting

Ravindran is part of EAI’s Marketing team. Ravindran’s work at EAI revolves around handling the marketing activities such as market research, data collections, and…Read more

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Muthukrishnan Nagasubramanian

Accounting & Administration

Muthukrishnan has over 20 years of experience in the Finance field and handles Accounting and Administration at EAI.He holds a B.Com from Madurai Kamaraj University…Read more

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Anjali Khandelwal

Sr. Web Developer

Anjali is part of EAI’s technical team. She is involved in the design and development of websites and web applications. She also handles all programming aspects of building…Read more

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Sakthivel P

Web Developer

Sakthivel is part of EAI’s technical team. He is involved in the design and development of websites and web applications. He also handles all programming aspects of…Read more

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Kannan M

System Admin

Kannan has been with EAI for the past 5 years and works as a system admin. His major works include electrical, electronics and other hardware maintenance…Read more

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Vignesh N

System Admin

Vignesh has been with EAI for 3 years and works as a system admin. He maintains a large portion of printing activities in EAI.Vignesh also handles data entry, server…Read more

Narasimhan Santhanam (Narsi)

Co-founder & Director

Narasimhan is a renewable energy and clean technology professional with almost a decade’s exposure to a wide spectrum of renewable energy domains, with special exposure being to solar and biomass energy. He is the Co-Founder and Director of EAI since 2007. He brings together a unique intersection of top management perspectives, India market knowledge and extensive expert contacts.

Prior to this, he was in various roles, in sales & marketing, in product management, and as an entrepreneur in a variety of Industries such as Market Research, Software & Internet, and Travel &Hospitality.

Narasimhan has extensive experience in understanding renewable energy markets and strategic levers for success in these markets. His special focus has been his work on the Indian renewable energy industry. His work in the past two decades in India and the UK has spanned market and strategic consulting, industry research, product management and international sales.

His work for the Indian renewable energy industry has focused on providing business intelligence, strategic consulting and opportunity analysis to entrepreneurs, top management and businesses expanding into renewable energy. Specifically, Narasimhan has worked on critical assignments that span the entire solar PV value chain – from polysilicon to power plants – thus bringing forth comprehensive expertise and knowledge few, if any, experts in the country can boast about.

Narsi has a B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) & an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C).

Write to Narasimhan here

Manohar Namasivayam

Co-founder & Advisor

Manohar Namasivayam started EAI along with Narsi and has been helping EAI as its strategic advisor since its inception.

Manohar has over thirty years’ experience in a variety of fields related to consumer research, advertising and sales. He has handled assignments for clients in India and abroad and has been a serial entrepreneur who has launched successful businesses in India, in the fields of consumer research, advertising, product promotions and online marketing.

Manohar’s work on niche, emerging cleantech opportunities has made the EAI team one of the few teams in the world that has an excellent understanding of over a hundred emerging, diverse cleantech opportunities, many of which are completely unknown to even the most aspiring businesses and entrepreneurs.

Manohar has a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from the prestigious College of Engineering, Guindy and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIMC).

Write to Manohar Namasivayam here

Divya Prabha

Consulting & Product Management

Divya plays consulting and product management roles at Solar Mango.

Divya has worked on a number of solar sector assignments in the past year she has been at Solar Mango. Her key areas of work are in the research of operational and business models in both MW scale and rooftop solar power plants.

Divya also has detailed exposure to working of grid-connected MW scale solar power plants.

Divya holds a Master of Technology in power and Energy from Amrita School of Engineering, and a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology,Kerala.

Write to Divya Prabha here

Nikhil Vinay

Research & Consulting

Nikhil plays consulting and research analyst roles at Solar Mango.

Nikhil has worked on a number of solar PV industry research studies in the past one year he has been with Solar Mango. His key areas of work are in understanding new and emerging technology and business trends in the solar PV sector.

Nikhil also assists Solar Mango in the publication of its main research reports on MW Solar & Rooftop Solar.

Nikhil has an MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering from the Cranfield University, UK and a B.E. in Aeronautical Engineering at Manipal University, India.

Write to Nikhil Vinay here

Vijay Wilfred

Research & Consulting

Vijay plays consulting and research analyst roles at Solar Mango.
Vijay works in both biomass and solar energy sectors, and works in the intersection of engineering and business. Most of his work involves field-based research, with extensive interactions with key stakeholders on the ground – be these for solar power plants or for biomass energy.

He has worked on detailed assignments for prestigious clients such as Glaxo (GSK) while at Solar Mango.
Vijay holds an ME in Energy Engineering from Anna University and a BTech in Mechanical Engineering from Pondicherry Univ.

Write to Vijay Wilfred here

Gayathri Kumar

Research & Consulting

Gayathri has been with EAI for two years and her work at EAI revolves around writing Business Intelligence Reports and Newsletters.
She also maintains large portions of EAI website including EAI Daily and EAI 360. She is also a part of the Biofuels team at EAI.

Gayathri also handles some of the marketing activities at EAI and has been the marketing support co-ordinator for the various renewable energy events organised and co-ordinated by EAI.

Gayathri has done her M. Sc in Biotechnology from University of Madras.

Write to Gayathri Kumar here

Ramya Gopinath

Marketing & Consulting

Ramya takes care of the Marketing & Business Development activities at EAI.
She is responsible for the entire sales cycle – taking the leads to closing the deals. She also guides her team on all other marketing and communication pursuits in the company. This also involves maintenance of online assets. She, along with her team is also involved in developing and implementing marketing strategies for the company. She is also a part of the consulting team with a strong focus on go-to-market strategies.

Prior to EAI, Ramya has worked in similar profiles in other fields such as engineering and process consulting for about four years.
Ramya has an MBA in Marketing and Communications from Chennai Business School and a B.Tech in Telecommunication Engg from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT).

Write to Ramya Gopinath here

Ravindran G

Marketing & Consulting

Ravindran is part of EAI’s Marketing team. Ravindran’s work at EAI revolves around handling the marketing activities such as market research, data collections, and analytics; has been the marketing support co-ordinator for the various renewable energy events organised and co-ordinated by EAI. He also assists the consulting team in implementing go-to-market plans for the clients.

Ravindran also maintains a part of the Solar Mango website portal and handles the social media arm of the company.
Ravindran has done his B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering from SRM University.

Write to Ravindran G here

Muthukrishnan Nagasubramanian

Accounting & Administration

Muthukrishnan has over 20 years of experience in the Finance field and handles Accounting and Administration at EAI.

He holds a B.Com from Madurai Kamaraj University.

Write to Muthukrishnan G here

Anjali Khandelwal

Sr Web Developer

Anjali is part of EAI’s technical team. She is involved in the design and development of websites and web applications. She also handles all programming aspects of building, maintaining, testing, and troubleshooting the EAI website.

Anjali has done her MCA from Rajasthan Technical University.

Write to Anjali Khandelwal here

Sakthivel P

Web Developer

Sakthivel is part of EAI’s technical team. He is involved in the design and development of websites and web applications. He also handles all programming aspects of building, maintaining, testing, and troubleshooting the EAI website.

Sakthivel has done his B.E. in Computer Science from Anna University.

Write to Sakthivel here

Kannan M

System Admin

Kannan has been with EAI for the past 5 years and works as a system admin. His major works include electrical, electronics and other hardware maintenance.

He also handles gardening, event designing and other services.

Write to Kannan here

Vignesh N

System Admin

Vignesh has been with EAI for 3 years and works as a system admin. He maintains a large portion of printing activities in EAI.

Vignesh also handles data entry, server maintenance, marketing and a part of social media.

Write to Vignesh here

Apart from the above, EAI has an extended team of Technical partners who have extensive expertise in

  • Solar & Wind EPC
  • Solar & Wind O&M
  • Biomass energy design and implementation
  • Energy efficiency implementations.