Ashwitha Tunga

Policy Analyst

Ashwitha is a policy analyst in IISD’s Energy program. Her work focuses on India’s energy transition, including solarizing agricultural power supply.

Ashwitha is a sustainability and energy sector expert with academic and professional experience in energy systems, energy policy, and modelling. Prior to joining IISD, she worked as a research associate at the Florence School of Regulation (Global) and as a research assistant with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, working on projects including power sector assessments, electricity market design, electric vehicles, and optimization for low-voltage networks.

She holds a master's degree in sustainable systems engineering from the University of Freiburg, Germany.

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Areas of expertise
Electric Vehicles
Energy Systems
Energy Storage
Staff type
Master's Degree, Sustainable Systems Engineering, University of Freiburg, 2020
Bachelor's Degree, Mechanical Engineering, NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, 2015
Languages spoken
English, Kannada, Hindi, Tulu, German