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Arohi Patil

Arohi Patil

Research Analyst

Arohi works as a Research Analyst in the Renewable Energy team. Her work at The Council focuses on distributed renewables. Her research interests include renewable energy, sustainable transport, innovation systems, and environmental and energy policy.

Previously, Arohi worked as a consultant in the Power Utility and Electric Mobility vertical at the Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE). She co-authored the report “Catalysing the Market Transformation of Electric Two-Wheelers in India” and also worked on research projects on the market transformation of electric three-wheelers in India, electrification of transport in the Northeast region of India and the review of the draft battery swapping policy.

Arohi was also an EDF Climate Corps Fellow where she worked on Amazon India’s Zero Emission Vehicle Maturity Model. As part of the fellowship, she reviewed and compared the state-level policies and government notifications for electric vehicles in India. Earlier, she worked as a consultant at IORA Ecological Solutions on projects such as revising the State Action Plan on Climate Change and developing GHG inventory for Maharashtra. She also worked on the data collection for climate vulnerability assessments for Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

Arohi graduated in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and completed her post-graduation in Climate Change and Sustainability Studies from Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai. As part of her Master’s dissertation, she studied the patterns in patenting activity in climate change mitigation technologies, particularly focusing on renewable energy.

Arohi likes to paint and journal, make beaded jewellery, and learn to cook in her free time.

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    Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it's unbelievable.

    Roald Dahl, Matilda