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Rahul N Desai - Consultant

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Rahul is a power professional with over 6 years of hands on work experience in the Power Sector.  Rahul holds an MBA from University of Leeds, UK and a Power Engineering degree from National Power Training Institute, New Delhi, India.

Rahul was an executive in North Delhi Power Ltd (NDPL) in India and was involved in business process re-engineering, smart metering (AMR) roll out, and other commercial loss reduction activities. Rahul has managed 66kV/33kV/11kV grid stations in India.

Whilst at PPA Energy, Rahul has worked on various projects such as Bangladesh framework performance management, Kenya market analyse, and South Africa Eskom's governor models. He has developed PPA's training materials on a Mozambique power project and contributed to the paper “Dynamic governor model development for grid code compliance” that was published in Energize magazine in South Africa.

In the UK, Rahul has  worked on the Ofgem RIIO-T1 price control review, consultancy projects on renewable energy and several innovative projects on smart networks and conditional monitoring with UK Power Networks.

In 2012, Rahul completed 3 power market studies for blue chip multinational clients: a Gas and Power Market Study for Southern Africa and Namibia; a market study project for a Spanish company EDP Renováveis; and a project for Jindal Steel and Power Ltd who have recently taken over CIC Energy’s assets in Botswana. 

Language skills: English, Hindi, Gujarati and Punjabi

Contact rahul.desai@ricardo.com

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