Prayas (Energy Group)
Prayas (Energy Group) or PEG is a leading energy policy research and advocacy organization based in Pune, known for its analysis based policy advocacy. Based on a rigorous analytical approach backed by policy and institutional innovation, PEG actively intervenes in regulatory and policy spheres in the energy sector with the objective of promoting public interest goals such as making energy available and accessible to all, making governance institutions accountable to their mandates, making the energy system socially and environmentally sustainable and ensuring viability of the energy sector.
PEG’s publications are widely respected in policy, industry, academic as well as civil society circles. PEG is often invited by ministries, international agencies and civil society groups to participate in committees and other PEG works on various program themes across the energy sector such as electricity generation and supply, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy resources and development. The work in all themes involves analysis, innovation, outreach, intervention and advocacy at state and national levels. You can find more about PEG and its work at www.prayaspune.org/peg.
PEG is looking for bright, young and motivated researchers to work in areas such as:
Policy and regulatory issues in the power sector, particularly renewable energy
Analysis and innovation related to policies and institutions to promote affordable and reliable access to modern energy
Assessing and enhancing energy security
Exploring the relationship between energy and related sectors such as water and agriculture
To join the PEG team, you should:
Be a Post Graduate or PhD with good academic record and expertise in Energy Systems, Engineering, Economics, Law, Political Science or Sociology from a reputed institution. Graduates with exceptional records may also be considered.
Have strong analytical skills and some work experience
Be preferably less than 30 years of age
Be keen to work on challenging social and developmental issues with a flair for using multidisciplinary (technical, economic, social and political economy) approaches
Compensation at PEG is modest and comparable to academic institutions. PEG is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates irrespective of sex, religion, caste etc. PEG also encourages an informal and democratic work culture.
If you are interested in becoming a part of such a team of competent and socially committed professionals, please write to [email protected] with your bio-data and a write-up of less than 800 words on why you wish to join PEG.
Prayas (Energy Group), Pune