energy consortium
The Energy Consortium -
IIT Madras


Partnering to Develop Technology Solutions
at Scale
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Enabling Energy Transformation to a Low Carbon Future through a Global Academia-Industry-Government Collaboration

About us

The Energy Consortium is an umbrella initiative at IIT Madras that spans the whole spectrum of research in energy generation, storage, conversion, and distribution. We are an industry-academia-government collaborative effort established with the aim of accelerating the development of technologies that shall enable the energy transition towards a low-carbon future.


The core expertise areas at the consortium include carbon capture and storage, gas hydrates, coal and biomass conversion to useful chemicals, renewable energy systems including applications in electrolyzer technologies for CO2 conversion and green hydrogen, energy storage technologies both lithium and beyond, and distributed energy management including for resilient AC and DC microgrids.