Deepthi Swamy is a Senior Research Analyst at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), Bengaluru. At CSTEP, her work is mainly in the areas of techno-economics of resource assessments and policy analysis for development of wind energy, development of sector-specific trajectories for national energy modelling, and state-level roadmap studies for the power sector. She has received her Master’s in Engineering Management from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University.
Harnessing India’s wind power potential
09 Mar 2015
While India’s wind power sector has progressed significantly in the past decade, only about 22% of its potential has been harnessed so far. In this article, Deepthi Swamy - who was part of a team that worked with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to develop a framework for the National Wind Energy Mission - discusses the issues faced by the sector, need for a mission-mode approach, and the proposed contours for such a mission.
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