Rahul Tongia is a nonresident fellow with Brookings India in New Delhi. An expert in technology, policy and design of infrastructure, his research covers energy, electricity and sustainable development, with additional expertise in information technology and telecommunications. Tongia’s work focuses on smart grids, which use innovative information and communications technology to improve management of the electric utility grid; renewables and renewable integration; shortfalls of electricity and mitigation measures; and electricity pricing. He is also an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and technical advisor for the Government of India’s Smart Grid Task Force.
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