Vishwesh Pavnaskar

Senior Research Associate beim World Institute of Sustainable Energy

Vishwesh  Pavnaskar

Vishwesh Pavnaskar is working as Senior Research Associate at the World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE) based in Pune, India. With diverse experience of working in social organisations and strategy consulting, he is interested in working towards a more sustainable and economically viable energy sector in India.

WISE is a national level energy policy think tank primarily focusing on regulatory affairs of the energy sector and sustainability consulting. Vishwesh’s work at WISE includes energy policy analysis, energy efficiency and GRI based sustainability reporting. Through WISE he was also engaged as consultant for the Government of Bhutan to formulate a national subsidy policy for the promotion of solar water heaters. With his work in South Asia, he has exposure to different energy transformation scenarios and is enthusiastic to work in diverse geographic settings.

Before joining WISE, Vishwesh was working with the State Chamber of Commerce (MCCIA) in its social arm ‘Janwani’. As a project co-ordinator he has connected teams working for sustainable development of Pune city. His work particularly focussed on waste management, carbon foot printing and mitigation strategies.

Vishwesh has a Master in energy studies from Pune University, as well as a bachelor in mechanical engineering.

In Europa ist im vergangenen Jahr laut einer Studie erstmals mehr Strom aus erneuerbarer Energien als aus fossilen Brennstoffen erzeugt worden: deutschlandfunk.de/studie-in-euro… #Energiewende #Klimaschutz #Klimakrise #Klimawandel

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25 January

9. The rise in renewables was robust despite the pandemic. Wind and solar increased by 51 terawatt-hours in 2020. However, Europe needs to add 100 TWh *every year* this decade to meet 2030 emissions targets. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/aqCFyl2kGq

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25 January

8. Nuclear generation fell a record 10% in 2020, as problems in France and Belgium combined with permanent closures in Sweden and Germany. This was the biggest fall since at least 1990, and possibly ever. EU Power Sector in 2020: ember-climate.org/project/eu-pow… pic.twitter.com/FOmGVHwZOl

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