A clean energy enthusiast and an entrepreneur at heart, Rikhav Parikh is a chemical engineer with a Master of Science degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. He is also a CFA charterholder. As a student Rikhav was extensively involved in research in the energy domain at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta and has also co-authored the white paper ‘A Dynamic Multi-Attribute Approach to Regional Energy Portfolio Selection.’
Rikhav has founded companies in the energy sector in the USA and India. A semi-finalist at the Clean Energy Entrepreneurship Prize 2010 organised by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA, he was also invited at the 23rd NREL Industry Growth Forum organised by the US Department of Energy. Rikhav has been recognised by Solar Quarter India amongst India’s 40 Most Promising Young Business Leaders in the Indian Solar Industry 2019. His mission is to help mitigate the on-going climate crisis by facilitating clean energy investments and educating power consumers on the tangible and intangible benefits of switching to clean energy.