ACEF Speaker 2019

Amit Jain

Senior Energy Specialist,
World Bank

Amit is a solar engineer, with Phd in solar energy and Fulbright Scholarship from NREL, USA and Chevening Fellow at King’s College, London. He loves to shares real life stories on how solar energy is transforming people’s lives across health, transport, water and agriculture sector.

He works with the World Bank and is leading $2 billion renewables portfolio in India, Bangladesh and Maldives. He is leading the world’s largest energy access program in Bangladesh and solar program in India.

Amit has led renewable energy programs at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Clinton Foundation. He has authored two books on climate change policy and waste to energy, and has international peer reviewed journal publications. His hobbies include scuba diving, badminton and outdoor sports.


  • Session 3.4: Innovations in End-use Applications