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G V Balaram

Vice-Chairman (Industry)

Renewable Energy Society of India (RESI)

Ex- Managing Director, Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. (KREDL)

Shri G V Balaram, Ex- Managing Director of Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), the man behind the world’s largest Solar Park “Pavagada Solar Park (2000 MW), Karnataka” is now working as Executive Director of Greenko Group. 

 

Greenko is the one of India’s leading Renewable Energy companies, replacing fossil fuels with integrated decarbonized energy and grid assets enabling sustainable and affordable energy, with a net installed capacity of 6.2 GWdc across 15 States in India. The group is committed to transforming renewable energy from real-time energy to a dispatchable and controlled medium through digitization and storage solutions to support the economy-wide shift towards a carbon-neutral electricity mix in the Country. The company has already initiated Integrated Renewable Energy Storage Projects in the states of AP, MP, and Karnataka. Headquartered in Hyderabad, India, Greenko is leading the digitization, decarbonization, and decentralization of the Indian energy market by providing utility-scale, clean, and affordable energy to meet the country’s long-term energy security needs.

 

Mr. Balaram had more than 3 decades of experience in the power sector comprising distribution, transmission, generation, and renewables. Planned and implemented the World’s largest Solar Park at Pavagada(2000 MW) Karnataka became the number 1 state in terms of renewables under his leadership as Managing Director of the State Nodal Agency. 

 

Mr. Balaram has served as Chairman of Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited; Managing Director of Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL) Chief Engineer, Karnataka Power Transmission Company Ltd (KPTCL).

For more details please visit https://blogs.worldbank.org/energy/solar-energy-bring-jobs-and-prosperity-back-parched-villages-india#comments