Atul Raturi

The University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Permanent position: Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Physics, The University of the South Pacific, Laucala campus, Fiji

Atul’s work at the University of the South Pacific, a regional university, involves teaching and researching in materials/devices/policies and community engagement for renewable energy development in the island countries. He has been a consultant to SEFP (WB), IUCN, ADB and UNEP among others. He is a member of the Pacific Energy Advisory Group and an IEEE Senior Member. He has contributed to Fiji’s Low Emissions Development Strategy report, National Communications to UNFCCC and REN21 Renewables Status Reports. He is a strong supporter of energy for productive use and recommends a synergistic approach to SDGs.

Atul has been collaborating with CEEM on energy access challenges and opportunities in the South Pacific supported by funding including a grant from the UNSW Institute for Global Development and ARENA’s Mission Innovation program for off-grid systems.

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Publications

Title & place of publication Author Research area Type Links Year
‘Decentralizing Energy for a High-Demand, Low-Carbon World', One Earth, 1(4), pp. 388 - 391  Schoolman, Anya, Raturi, Atul K. , Nussey, Bill, Shirley, Rebekah, Knuckles, James A., de Graaf, Florijn, Magali, Prosper R., Lu, Zongxiang, Breyer, Christian, Markides, Christos N. Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Journal Papers 2019
‘Low carbon alternatives and their implications for Fiji's electricity sector’Utility Policy, 56, pp. 1 – 19 Ravita D.Prasad, Atul Raturi Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Large-scale Renewable Energy Journal Papers 2019
'Low - carbon measures for Fiji's land transport energy system', Utilities Policy, 54, pp. 132 - 147  Ravita D.Prasad, Atul Raturi Electric vehicles, Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Journal Papers 2018
‘A review of Fiji's energy situation:challenges and strategies as a small island developing state.’Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 75, pp. 278 – 292 Ravita D.Prasad, R.C. Bansal, Atul Raturi Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2017
'Grid electricity for Fiji islands: Future supply options and assessment of demand trends', Energy, 119, pp.860-871  Ravita D.Prasad, Atul Raturi Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Large-scale Renewable Energy Journal Papers 2016
'Grid-Connected PV Systems in the Pacific Island Countries', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 58, pp. 419 – 428 Atul Raturi , Aman Singh, Ravita D.Prasad Large-scale Renewable Energy, Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2016
'Multi-faceted energy planning: a review", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 38, pp. 686 - 699 

 
Prasad, Ravita D. , Bansan, R.C, Raturi, Atul K. Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2014
'Renewable energy based electricity generation in the pacific island countries', Tech Monitor, 31(3). pp14-22 Atul Raturi , Ravita D.Prasad Large-scale Renewable Energy, Sustainability & general Journal Papers 2014
'Feasibility study of a grid connected photovoltaic system for the central region of Fiji', Applied Solar Energy, 49(2)., pp. 110-115 
 
Ravinesh Nand, Atul Raturi Large-scale Renewable Energy, Technology Assessments Journal Papers 2013
'Techno-economic analysis of a hybrid mini-grid system for Fiji islands', International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering, 3, pp. 1-10 Lal, Sandeep, Raturi, Atul K. Emissions trading, Large-scale Renewable Energy, Technology Assessments Journal Papers 2012