Mr. K.V.S. Baba

Mr. K.V.S. Baba

CMD - Power System Operation Corporation Ltd., India

Mr. K. V. S. Baba (DIN:07649025) is the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO). He has diversified experience of about 33 years in Power sector. Prior to the present assignment, he was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of POSOCO. Earlier, he has experience of working in the areas of Power System Planning and Design of EHV Transmission system, Power System Analysis, Corporate Planning and Project Management in Distribution Systems in NTPC and POWERGRID, in addition to System Operation, Market operation aspects in POSOCO. An Electrical and Electronics Engineer, he has been actively associated with Technical report on Technical Committee Large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy, Need for Balancing, Deviation Settlement Mechanism (DSM) and associated issues, constituted by Ministry of Power. He has been a qualified System Operator and also obtained Specialist level Certification in Regulatory Framework in Power Sector. He has been actively associated with GIZ Germany, National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories (LBNL), USA in the study of Integration of 175 GW of Renewables by 2022 into the Indian Grid and associated issues. He has also been instrumental in the successful implementation of Reserve Regulation Ancillary Services (RRAS) in the last year. He has co-authored several papers on the electricity sector. He is the Chairman of Indian National Study Committee of CIGRE SC C2. He has been representing POSOCO in GO15 (formerly Very Large Power Grid Operators of the World). He was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of POSOCO
in December, 2017.