Mr. Debi Prasad Dash
Executive Director, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA)
Debi Prasad Dash is currently working as the Executive Director, India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) at Customized Energy Solutions. He has been involved in techno-commercial feasibility, strategy formulation and consulting in emerging technology areas like energy storage, advanced battery, renewable integration, green hydrogen, smart grid, electric vehicle infrastructure and microgrids. He is also involved in policy recommendations for the energy storage & EV roadmap for India, manufacturing policy for advanced energy storage technologies and development of ancillary markets and green hydrogen roadmap for India. He takes the lead in new strategic partnership and MOVE and MIGHT initiatives of IESA. He is currently part of BIS Energy Storage Standards Committee (ETD-52), ASPIRE (DHI, ICAT Initiative) and takes active role in policy advocacy to both central & state governments in India. He also leads bilateral partnership and facilitates market entry for multiple foreign companies to India. He is also the co-convener for the World Energy Storage Day (WESD), 22nd September
Debi has over a decade of industry experience and part of other industry associations like IEEE, IEEE-Smart Grid Working Community, PES, SESI, IGEF. Debi holds an MBA degree in Finance from Symbiosis International University and Post-Graduation Diploma in Renewable Energy (PGDRE) from TERI University. He also attended ISB-NUS joint General Management Programme (GMP) and an alumnus of IGMTP Program by Government of Germany and DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. He was awarded with POSCO ASIA Fellowship by POSCO TJ Park Foundation.