Rupam Raja is Market Director for Fluence in Asia Pacific Region. Fluence, a joint venture of Siemens and AES is the market leader for grid connected, MW scale battery storage with over 2100 MW projects developed or under development in 22 countries around the world. In his role, Rupam is responsible for market development of battery storage in the region. He has successfully developed a portfolio of over 500MWs of grid connected battery storage projects in SE Asia providing regulation reserve services to the national grid. In India, Rupam is associated with the 10MW 1 hour battery storage project developed by AES, Mitsubishi and Tata Power DDL in Delhi where Fluence is the technology provider. Prior to Fluence, Rupam worked with an international environmental risk consultancy and before that he was developing renewable energy portfolios for a private equity group for a global IPP. Rupam is based in Gurgaon, Haryana.