Dr Deb Chattopadhyay

Dr Deb Chattopadhyay leads the Power System Planning Group of the World Bank in Washington DC.  He was a Director with Deloitte Australia and a Principal of Charles River Associates Asia Pacific before joining the World Bank. He holds adjunct professor appointments in University of Melbourne and University of Queensland in Australia.

Content by Deb Chattopadhyay
  • Blog post

    Power politics and energy trade

    The Himalayan divide In early October, the Indian Government declared its intention to sign the Paris Climate deal. By ratifying the agreement on October 2nd, India will always be remembered as a key country that helped push the global climate deal into force. Still, the work of limiting greenhouse gas emissions at a time where the country is growing and modernising...

    1 Nov 2016 | Mr. Ravinder, Deb Chattopadhyay, Morgan Bazilian

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    Cheaper, cleaner, more reliable: Why invest in cross-border power-trading

    Despite improvements to energy supply over the years, many Indian states still face frequent power shortages. Meanwhile, neighboring Nepal and Bhutan have large reserves of untapped hydro power with the potential to meet unserved demand for energy in  major load centres. Investing in interconnections could also contribute to significant reductions in CO2 emissions....

    9 Nov 2015 | Deb Chattopadhyay, Priyantha D C Wijayatunga, Dr. P.N. Fernando