Mr K Ramanathan

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Mr K Ramanathan
Distinguished Fellow, Electricity & Fuels Division

Mr Ramanathan holds a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering (Water Resources Development) from IIT , Roorkee India and has over four decades of experience in the development of the power sector in India . Prior to joining TERI, he was Member (Power Systems) in the Central Electricity Authority ( CEA ).

At CEA, Mr Ramanathan was responsible for planning and operation of transmission and distribution systems, establishment of load dispatch centers, techno-economic appraisal of power projects, etc. He has also served as member of a number of national level committees on power system planning and operation.

At TERI, Mr Ramanathan is working in the area of regulatory studies and governance. His fields of interest are power sector reforms, promotion of renewable energy, energy efficiency, hydropower development, power system planning and operation, etc. He is also functioning as a part time faculty for M.B.A. and M.Tech courses organized by TERI University . Presently he is a Member of the State Advisory Committee of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission, 18 th Electric Power Survey Committee and the Advisory Committee for Capacity Building under R-APDRP.

Mr Ramanathan has co-authored two books; one on Electricity Privatization Experience in the State of Orissa and the other (an ADB publication) on Hydropower Development in India.