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Dhruvak Aggarwal

Dhruvak Aggarwal

Research Analyst

Dhruvak works on power sector projects out of The Council’s Lucknow office. His core research interest lies in energy sustainability through policy reform. Other broader interests include sustainable, democratic energy access in developing countries and geopolitics of energy. He is passionate about communication and public engagement of environmental research.

Prior to joining The Council, his research focussed on technological and regulatory feasibility of electricity and gas market coupling for energy system flexibility in the European Union, temporal arbitrage revenue for electricity storage in the UK, efficiency of wholesale gas markets, and technology adoption in traditional electricity distribution utilities. Beyond academic research Dhruvak has worked on consultancy projects with global organisations on leveraging ‘Machine Learning’ for power grid decarbonisation, and cyber security regulation for a highly digitised power network. He has worked in India and other Southeast Asian countries on technology and policy levers to enhance building energy efficiency.

Dhruvak holds a Master of Philosophy in Technology Policy from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor of Technology in Mechatronics engineering from Manipal University Jaipur. Outside of his professional engagements he likes to travel and do volunteer work. He has previously volunteered with environmental stewardship and education NGOs. He is enthusiastic about history, Formula 1 and horology.

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