Rhythm Singh
Assistant professor
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Interests
Grid-connected renewable energy systems, Potential estimation, grid integration issues and long-term planning, Solar PV systems, Rooftop applications, Solar resource variability assessment
rhythm@hre.iitr.ac.in
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+91-1332-285148
https://www.iitr.ac.in/~HRE/Rhythm_Singh
Biosketch
Educational Details
Professional Background
Administrative Positions

Research
Projects
Papers
Books
Collaborations

Honours and Awards
Honors
Memberships

Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements

Students
Supervisions
Associate Scholars

Miscellaneous
Events
Visits
Miscellaneous
BioSketch
Educational Details
IIT Bombay
2018
PhD, Energy Science and Engineering
IIT Delhi
2009
M.Tech, Energy Studies
MNNIT Allahabad
2007
B.Tech, Electrical Engineering
Professional Background
Assistant Professor
10 Jul 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
IIT Bhilai
Assistant Professor
01 Aug 2014 - 06 Jul 2018
National Institute of Construction Management and Research
Assistant Professor
17 Dec 2018 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Administrative Positions
Faculty In-charge, Time-table and Examinations
03 Jan 2019 - Present
Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy, IIT Roorkee
Faculty In-charge, Electrical Lab
01 Jan 2019 - Present
Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy, IIT Roorkee
Member, Ranking Analytics Committee (RAC)
01 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2021
IIT Roorkee
Convener, Faculty Search Committee
01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy, IIT Roorkee
Warden, Castle Dio Boys' Hostel
14 Aug 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
IIT Bhilai
Coordinator of PG program in Project Engineering and Management
01 Jul 2017 - 30 Jun 2018
National Institute of Construction Management and Research
Honors And Awards
Honors
Vision India Foundation and the Embassy of Israel, India
2019
World Governance Expedition Scholarship
International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier
2018
Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing
Applied Energy, Elsevier
2018
Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing
44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2017 IEEE PVSC-44), Washington D.C., USA
2017
Best Poster Award
Solar Energy, Elsevier
2017
Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
2011
Doctoral Fellowship
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
2007
Postgraduate Scholarship
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
2007
Prof. R. N. Tiwari Gold Medal for Academic Excellence
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), United Kingdom
2006
IET International Scholarship
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
2006
Institute Merit Scholarship
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
2005
Institute Merit Scholarship
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad
2003
Institute Merit Scholarship
MemberShips
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
01 Feb 2019 - Present
Member
International Solar Energy Society (ISES)
01 Oct 2017 - Present
Professional Member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Solar PV: Concepts, Technology and Applications ( AHN-303 )
Spring
Hydro Electric Equipment ( AHN-514 )
Autumn
Instrumentation for Small Hydro Power Station ( AHN-526 )
Spring
Rural Electrical Energy System Planning and Design ( AHN-528 )
Autumn
Energy Conservation and Management ( AHN-542 )
Autumn
Renewable Energy Resources Development Technology ( IAH-302 )
Spring
Students
SuperVisions
Grid integration of EVs through a transactive energy approach
01 Jul 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr Pratham Arora, Scholar: Robins Anto
Integrated Assessment Modelling for Sustainable Transportation
02 Jan 2020 - Present
Other Supervisors: Dr Pratham Arora, Dr Diptiranjan Mahapatra, Scholar: Meenakshi Patel
Solar resource variability assessment and forecasting for PV applications
01 Jul 2019 - Present
Other Supervisors: , Scholar: Priya Gupta
Miscellaneous
Events
Power Purchase Agreements of Renewable Energy Projects
08 Nov 2021 - 12 Nov 2021
SAARC Energy Centre
Green Time-of-Day (ToD) based tariff
19 Apr 2021 - 19 Apr 2021
HRED, IIT Roorkee with USAID PACE-D 2.0 RE
Rooftop solar PV business models for low paying consumers of utilities
08 Apr 2021 - 09 Apr 2021
HRED, IIT Roorkee with USAID PACE-D 2.0 RE
Modelling and Simulation of Energy Systems
11 Jan 2021 - 15 Jan 2021
Quality Improvement Program, IIT Roorkee
Modelling and Simulation of Energy Systems
19 Oct 2020 - 23 Oct 2020
AICTE
Distributed Control System, Instrumentation, SCADA systems and Communication Network
28 Sep 2020 - 30 Sep 2020
NHPC
Student Solar Ambassadors Workshop
02 Oct 2019 - 02 Oct 2019
IIT Roorkee
Visits
46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Chicago, USA
2019-06-15
For paper presentation
Israel Democracy Institute; Hatzerim; Netafim; Taglit, Israel
2019-03-29
As part of a delegation for the World Governance Expedition 2019
44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Washington D.C., USA
2017-06-21
For paper presentation
Industrial Consultancy

 

Title of the Project Funding Agency Duration
Third-Party inspection for Capital Maintenance works of Unit 3 and some works of all Units of Ramganga Power Station Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. Mar 2020 - Feb 2021
Third-Party inspection for Capital Maintenance works of Unit 4 of Khodri Power Station Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. Sep 2019 - Aug 2020
Inspection of existing ABCBs of 220 kV feeders and bus coupler at Chhibro Power Station Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd. Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

 

Books / Book Chapters
  • Jain, S. and Singh, R., 2022. Design and Simulation of Structural Components of Affordable, Automated Solar Panel Cleaning Mechanism. In Govindan K., Kumar H., Yadav S. (eds) Advances in Mechanical and Materials Technology. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. (pp. 201-210). Springer, Singapore.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-2794-1_18
  • Karna S.K. and Singh R. 2021, A Framework for Assessing the Viability of Solar PV in Province-2 of Nepal Using System Dynamics Approach In: Saran V.H., Misra R.K. (eds) Advances in Systems Engineering. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. Springer, Singapore.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8025-3_78
  • Singh R. and Kumar, C., 2011, Online Voltage Stability Assessment using ANN and Continuation Power Flow, VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken, Germany.
Refereed Papers: Journals and Conference Proceedings

A. Peer-reviewed Journals

SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R. and Gautam, J., 2022. Study of hourly site-pair correlations of the clear-sky index and its predictor variables for long-term resource planning of solar cities. International Journal of Ambient Energy, (just-accepted), pp.1-27. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01430750.2022.2063182
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Obrecht, M., Singh, R., Zorman, T., 2021. Conceptualizing new circular economy feature – storing renewable electricity in batteries beyond EV end-of-life, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Accepted. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-01-2021-0029
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R., 2021. Solar-city plans with large-scale energy storage: Metrics to assess the ability to replace fossil-fuel based power, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 44, p.101065. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101065
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R., 2020. Approximate rooftop solar PV potential of Indian cities for high-level renewable power scenario planning, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 42, p.100850. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2020.100850
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R., 2018. Energy sufficiency aspirations of India and the role of renewable resources: Scenarios for future, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 81(2), pp.2783-2795. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.06.083
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  • Singh, R. and Banerjee, R., 2017. Impact of Large-Scale Rooftop Solar PV Integration: An Algorithm for Hydrothermal-Solar Scheduling (HTSS), Solar Energy, 157, pp.988-1004. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.09.021
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
SCImago Journal & Country Rank

B. Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

    • Jain, S. and Singh, R., 2022. Design and Simulation of Structural Components of Affordable, Automated Solar Panel Cleaning Mechanism. In Govindan K., Kumar H., Yadav S. (eds) Advances in Mechanical and Materials Technology. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. (pp. 201-210). Springer, Singapore.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-2794-1_18
    • Gupta, P. and Singh, R., 2021. Univariate model for hour ahead multi-step solar irradiance forecasting. In 2021 IEEE 48th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), (pp. 0494-0501). IEEE, 2021.
      DOI: 10.1109/PVSC43889.2021.9519002
    • Karna, S. K. and Singh, R., 2021. A Framework for Assessing the Viability of Solar PV in Province-2 of Nepal Using System Dynamics Approach. In: Saran V.H., Misra R.K. (eds) Advances in Systems Engineering. Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. (pp. 827-836). Springer, Singapore.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-8025-3_78
    • Soni, Y. P., Fernandez, E. and Singh, R., 2019. Evaluation of Loading of Individual Buses on Voltage Regulation in a Radial Microgrid Feeder. In 2019 International Conference on Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering (UPCON), (pp. 1-4). IEEE, 2019.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/UPCON47278.2019.8980159
    • Singh, R., 2019, June. Rooftop PV aspirations of India’s National Solar Mission and the green building codes: The missing links and the way ahead. In 2019 IEEE 46th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), (pp. 1717-1723). IEEE, 2019.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC40753.2019.8980644
    • Singh, R. and Banerjee, R., 2017, June. Investigation of City-Level Site-Pair Correlations of Solar Variability using Empirical Satellite Data. In Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2017 IEEE 44th (pp. 1151-1157). IEEE, 2017.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366329
    • Deshpande, P.M. and Singh, R., 2017. Study and analysis of refinery project risk with composite factor method. In M.G. Korgaonker and J. Koner (eds.), Managing Construction and Related Sectors: Challenges, Opportunities, Status and Trends (COST) in India, ICCRIP-2016, National Institute of Construction Management and Research, Pune, India, (pp. 86-98). NICMAR. ISBN No.: 978-93-5268-179-2
    • Singh, R. and Banerjee, R., 2013, June. Estimation of roof-top photovoltaic potential using satellite imagery and GIS. In Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th (pp. 2343-2347). IEEE, 2013.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744945
    • Balasubramanian, R. and Singh, R., 2011, September. Power system voltage stability analysis using ANN and continuation power flow methods. In Intelligent System Application to Power Systems (ISAP), 2011 16th International Conference on (pp. 1-7). IEEE, 2011.
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/ISAP.2011.6082192
    • Agarwal, V., Kumar, A., Singh, R. and Robin, T.J., 2007, December. Modified PWM schemes for Cyclo-inverters. In Power Engineering Conference, 2007. IPEC 2007. International (pp. 655-660). IEEE, 2007. ISBN No.: 978-981-05-9423-7

C. Popular Science Articles

    • Singh, R., 2019.  Sustainability and Energy Conservation in Built Habitat through Daily Life Choices: A few Case Studies. Proceedings of Seminar on Renewable Energy and Efficiency Measures in Built Habitat, March 8, 2019, pp.210-217.  CPWD, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
    • Singh, R., 2016.  Urban India: Reaching out to the Sun. Geography and You, 15(94), pp.40-43. ISSN No.: 2347884-5