Mr T Senthil Kumar is Fellow and Area Convenor, Industrial Energy division, Bangalore, TERI. He graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from College of Engineering , Anna University, Chennai in 1991 and holds a masters degree in Business Administration, specialising in Production Management from Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
Mr Kumar has worked for 25 years in industry and consultancy in the field of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and power system. He has been with with TERI for the last 20 years.
An accredited energy auditor from the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, he has carried out more than 200 energy audits in various kinds of establishments. He has conducted energy efficiency audits for industrial sectors, power quality, municipal water systems, street lighting, public utilities, power plants etc.
He has also worked with multi-lateral developmental agencies in several countries as an energy expert in the field of energy efficiency and management. His areas of interest are energy management, energy efficiency and resource efficiency in industries.
He holds a professional membership with Society of Energy Engineers and Managers (SEEM) Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala, and Indian Society of Lighting Engineers, Karnataka Chapter.
He has also published several technical papers in journals and seminars and has co-authored a book “Light Right” for practicing engineers.