Anushree is an energy consultant at CEEW, Centre for Energy Finance (CEF). Her research includes analysis of global electric vehicle dissemination with a special focus on the Indian regulatory framework. She has previously worked with Energo Labs, ITP India and KAPSARC on the energy blockchain, renewable project designing and energy utilization in freight movement.
Currently, an estimated third of the global population is under some form of government-imposed lockdown measure aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. These lockdown measures have had various negative economic effects and could decrease electricity demand (Business Insider 2020). This insight compares the effects of Saudi Arabia’s and India’s COVID-19 lockdowns on their respective electricity sectors.5th July 2020