Prajit is the Global SME for Energy Transition research. He leads Wood Mackenzie’s development of thought leadership for broad Energy Transition themes, and guides the research approach and methodology for the power and renewables, storage, emerging technologies, electric vehicles, carbon, and energy markets. Prajit also leads senior client engagement, press, and media outreach in this space.
Prajit joined Wood Mackenzie in 2006 where he has worked on North American and European gas, power & renewables markets. Before Woodmac, he worked at Constellation focused on US upstream and power markets and also worked with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce focusing on the Indian gas and power sector.
He has provided consulting and analytical services pertaining to regional market assessments, fundamental energy market analyses, wholesale and retail price forecasting and asset valuations for renewables and fossil fuels using production cost modelling software applications.
He has worked across different aspects of industry fundamentals namely — renewables technology, policy, and markets; transport and electric cars; load forecasting; supply; emissions’ markets, energy pricing, capacity markets, and asset valuation — with a focus on linkages between these. He has also worked on various consulting and IRP projects. He has working experience with optimization models/languages like Aurora, GAMS, AIIMS, Python and statistical models like Stata and SPSS.
Prajit holds a Masters degree in Energy and Mineral Resources from the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Symbiosis College, India and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Delhi University, India. He is based in Wood Mackenzie’s Houston office.