Mr. Pandey's experience in the field of promotion and use of renewable energy for sustainable development is spread over 10 years. His area of expertise is off-grid rural electrification and Distributed generation. He began his career with TERI in May 2009 and was involved in projects related to technology and market assessment of renewables, specifically Solar Photovoltaics.
Currently He is working as Area Convenor of Centre for Rural Action, under which TERI’s flagship program Lighting a Billion Lives (LaBL) is being hosted. He is responsible for partnership development, project planning and coordination as well as capacity building of different stakeholders for effective implementation of campaign in India as well as in Africa. In Year 2014, He was selected to represent India as Future Energy Leadership program during the World Energy Congress organized at Daegu, South Korea. Mr Manish Pandey has Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA).