Mr. Dilip Limaye is the President of SRC Global Inc and a Senior Energy Advisor to the World Bank in Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, and Sustainable Development. Mr. Limaye is internationally recognized as a pioneer and expert in the methods, techniques, financing and implementation strategies for energy policy, energy efficiency (EE), demand-side management (DSM), renewable energy, integrated resource planning (IRP), distributed generation/combined heat and power (DG/CHP), and electricity market reforms and restructuring. He has almost 50 years' experience in projects related to clean energy deployment and financing.
Mr. Limaye has undertaken several projects for the World Bank and other international financial institutions in over 40 countries including India, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Laos, South Africa, Egypt, Brazil, Uganda, Rwanda, Russia, and many countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. He has over 45 years of experience in international consulting and advisory services. He was a key member of the team that originally developed the concepts, methods, and techniques of demand-side management (DSM) under the sponsorship of the Electric Power Research Institute (in 1983-84) and was a co-author of the five-volume DSM Guidebook. Mr. Limaye pioneered the application of DSM and energy efficiency concepts and technique in North America and provided consulting services to over 80 U.S. (and Canadian) utilities (as well as many regulatory commissions) and over 20 international organizations on planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of energy efficiency programs.
He is also well-known as an international innovator and entrepreneur, having launched energy services companies (ESCOs) in India, Czech Republic, and Australia, and an international energy technology company that has developed a patented technology to optimize energy consumption in cooling systems. He has served as a Board Member of A-Power Energy Generation Systems (Nasdaq: APWR), the leading international alternative energy company in Asia, specializing solar PV, wind energy, cogeneration, and industrial energy efficiency. He was the Founder, principal investor, and Chairman of Photonix Solar, a company specializing in the manufacturing, financing and installation of solar thermal and photovoltaic (PV) systems.
His academic background includes I.I.T. Bombay (Valedictorian and winner of President of India Gold Medal), Cornell University (Industrial Engineering and Operations Research), University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School (International Business), Drexel University (Alternative Energy Systems), and Harvard University (Executive Program in Global Climate Change and Global Economic Development).
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