Global CEO - MKG Energy Pte. Ltd, Singapore
Ajay is B.Tech (Electrical), MBA (Finance) & FIE and has more than 30 years of experience in the power sector including generation, transmission & distribution and policy & regulation including renewables.Before joining MKG in July2016, he was the Managing Director of SunEdison –India (A US based world’s top renewable company) for a Business unit responsible for the rural electrification, he spent more than 5 years with SunEdison and was at helm of affairs of various functions and Projects. Before joining SunEdison, he was State Unit Head of MP state & spent 25 years with NTPC, a Government of India (GOI) company with installed capacity of close to 50 GW. Out of which, he served for 6 years as Advisor cum Consultant to GOI’s Ministry of Power on deputation, where he was instrumental for power distribution reforms.
Under his leadership at NTPC, team has strengthened electricity to 2100 villages (including 72 un-electrified) of Madhya Pradesh state from the national grid & 34 grid sub-stations under RGGVY flagship programme of GOI. Under his leadership at SunEdison, more than 100 villages are provided with reliable & affordable electricity from solar mini-grids, out of which 55 of the solar plants are also connected & feeding power 24*7 to 110 telecom tower in UP.
He has also led the effort of installing 200 rooftop solar plants (Including Gandhinagar Solar city), 1500 solar water pumps & 8 MW of large-scale solar plants across India, Nepal, Bangladesh & Philippines. The major beneficiary states in India are: Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Telangana, MP, UP, AP & TN.