Team @ Energy Alternatives India - EAI Renewable Energy, Cleantech team members
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Narasimhan Santhanam - Co-founder & Director, EAI

BTech IITM, PGDM IIM-C, 25 years experience in marketing, strategy, top management, 12 years in the cleantech industry, 10 years in solar power business consulting. Worked across India and the UK.

  • Has authored 25+ reports for the renewable energy & cleantech sectors, provided detailed consulting assistance to over 200 companies (including the likes of World Bank, ExxonMobil, GE, GSK, Sterlite, JSW, Bosch. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) and assisted global leaders such as UL in gaining a better understanding of fundamental issues affecting markets and business strategy.
  • His work and research has provided assistance to diverse national & international stakeholders - the Indian government (MNRE & International Solar Association), NITI Aayog & Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana & UP state governments, and governments of Italy, Mexico, Canada, UK & USA.
  • Since 2010, he has been an invited speaker & moderator at over 40 events related to cleantech in India, USA, Singapore & Italy. In addition, with his team, he has also organized key industry events and conferences in India that have engaged over 1000 Indian and international industry stakeholders & experts across the entire value chain - all these giving him an exceptional contact network along the entire cleantech value chain.

Manohar Namasivayam - Co-founder & Director, EAI

BTech, AC Tech, Chennai, PGDM IIM-C, 40 years experience in business development, advertising marketing & communications and as an Internet entrepreneur. 12 years in the cleantech industry as an advisor to clients on business growth strategy and creative ideation.

Manohar has been instrumental in providing the creative edge to many of the consulting projects EAI has undertaken. His advertising, communications & entrepreneur backgrounds provide the knowledge and acumen needed to come up with powerful differentiation strategies for new market entrants

Prabhuram Subramanian - Consultant

BTech, Annamalai University,Masters in Energy Studies, University of Melbourne. 20 years experience in market & technology research and consulting in diverse clean energy sectors - solar energy, wind power, green buildings, energy policies and clean energy financing. Joined EAI in 2021

Gayathri Kumar - Senior Research Analyst

Masters in Biotech from University of Madras, 7 years in cleantech industry technology & science research. Gayathri has led over 25 consulting and research assignments during her work with EAI, with a specialization on assignments in the domains of biomass energy, biofuels and bioplastics. Been with EAI since 2014.

Dharini Ravi - Business Manager

BE/MBA (Anna Univ), 4 years in cleantech industry analysis & business development. Dharini has been a part of solar & e-mobility business & market analyses for clients such as Toyota Kirloskar & UL. Been with EAI since 2017.

Kumbeshwaran Muthukumar - Research Analyst

MSc in Renewable Energy (Univ of Leeds), 3 years in cleantech research, with a focus on solar energy & electric vehicles. Been with EAI since 2019.

Muthukrishnan Nagasubramanian - Senior Manager - Business Research & Finance

Even though Muthu joined EAI to oversee finance & administration, he has evolved to also provide support to diverse business research that we undertake in cleantech. Since 2017, Muthu has provided research & admin support to EAI in hosting renewable energy events, publishing industry reports and implementing some of our unique online platforms for cleantech.

Subakar - Senior Software Engineer

B.E. in Computer Science from Anna University. Subakar has been with EAI since 2016 and he has been responsible for implementing many of our web and online resources and platforms. Subakar is adept at both database applications and web applications.

Manikandan Kunjaiyan - Web Developer

Manikandan provides web design and web applications development support for many of our websites and online applications.

Arunesh Kumar - Head - Design

Arunesh, who had a background in web, HTML design & graphics, assists EAI and its divisions in all the front end design support we require for our web sites, reports and events.

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