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Dr. Sameer Maithel

Dr. Sameer Maithel
Job Title
Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Sameer is an energy technologist with core expertise in renewable energy and energy efficiency. He has 25 years of experience in industry, research and consultancy. He is the Founder Director of a research and consultancy company Greentech Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd.(GKSPL).

Since 2007, GKSPL has worked on several research and consultancy projects dealing with technical design, performance monitoring, market assessment, policy studies, programme design
and evaluation in the field of decentralized renewable energy systems and energy. Solar thermal has been one of the focus area.

Before founding GKSPL, Sameer worked for The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Oil and Natural gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC). During his 12 years association with TERI, he was
Principal Investigator of over 20 research and consultancy projects in the area of renewable energy and energy efficiency. At TERI, he was part of the Rural Energy, Biomass Energy and Energy Efficiency groups and held several important positions including that of Director, Energy-Environment Technology Division (2003-06). He has served as a member in several committees and working groups of Government of India. He was a visiting faculty at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (2007-08 and 2008-09) and has been a lecturer at several of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) annual summer schools since 2006.

Apart from India, he has experience of working in several other developing countries including Vietnam, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, South Africa, Rwanda and Uganda.