Yashwanth Mahadevan is a seasoned renewable energy industry management professional, with rich experience in driving sales and business development activities for global conglomerates. His background in renewable energy made him responsible for handling extensive commercial, financial and technical activities at the world´s largest wind turbine manufacturer, engaging large multi-disciplinary teams and managing complex sales, and high-tech product development. In his tenure, he had built and established high profitable accounts with excellent levels of retention & loyalty.
Yashwanth began his career at NEG Micon A/s and has previously served as Director - Key Accounts in Vestas Asia Pacific, where he drove the India business from 16mUSD to 400mUSD. Yashwanth is a strong advocate of the role of clean energy in changing the world. In this regard, he also advises various advanced Technology startups in the renewable energy value chain.
Yashwanth earned an MBA from Great Lakes Institute of Management, and Electrical Engineering Degree from Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering in India. He has also completed a certification in Indian Electricity Laws.
01:05 pm - 01:20 pm
Batteries, Flexibilization and Grid Management - Managing Variability of Renewable Energy
A big part of India's projected increase in demand for electricity has to be met with variable renewable energy. This infirm nature of power makes grid management quite challenging and has led to curtailment and other challenges in states with high renewable energy installations.
In this session, we discuss howo Battery storage, both for grid management and behind the meter, will play a crucial role in the future for grid management.