Dr. Hande is an engineer and a renewable energy entrepreneur with extensive experience meeting the energy requirements of the health, education and water sectors. He is the co-founder of SELCO-India, the first solar energy service company in India. He is also a founder and director of S3IDF-South Asia. Since 1995, SELCO-India has installed over 65,000 PV systems. His experience includes a large number of health, education and water related projects: over 100 small rural and urban health clinics, over 200 rural and semi-urban schools and dormitories, and over 250 irrigation and drinking water systems. He has also worked on hybrids, such as PV-grid hybrids. Overall, Dr. Hande brings both technical, practical field and commercial expertise for fostering sustainable projects.