Mr. Chinmay Kinjavdekar is Assistant Programme Manager in REEEP South Asia Secretariat. He has a M.Tech. in Energy Systems Engineering from IIT Bombay and 5 years experience in the field of renewable energy. He is a specialist in solar energy for industrial process heat; design and optimization of renewable energy systems; concentrating solar thermal concentrators; and energy efficiency and energy management. With TERI, Chinmay has been involved in research, design and development of solar thermal systems, and system design and optimization of renewable energy systems. Earlier, he worked with Clique Developments Ltd as an engineer, where he was responsible for performance analysis, design of concentrating solar thermal systems, and commissioning and site co-ordination of solar dish system for industrial applications. He was also a research scholar at IIT Bombay, where he worked on the MNRE-sponsored project on “Development on testing procedure and its implementation on two types of solar concentrators”. He has been a contributor to many research works and publications. Currently, he is also an external research scholar at IIT Bombay (working on ‘Development of Design Methodology for Solar Industrial Process Heat Systems’).