Bikal Pokharel

Research Director, Power and Renewables Research


  • Asia
  • Power and renewables

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Bikal leads the Power & Renewables market research for Asia Pacific at Wood Mackenzie. 

He has more than 15 years of research and consulting experience in market modelling, inter-fuel analysis, generation planning, cost analysis and bidding strategies. Since joining Wood Mackenzie in 2007, he analysed the market trends across Asia Pacific and provided market outlooks for the evolving power and renewables sector.

Bikal is a regular speaker at leading conferences in the region and is frequently quoted in the media like Reuters, Bloomberg, Business Times and CNBC.

Prior to Wood Mackenzie, he was a power market specialist at PowerSeraya, a local power generation company in Singapore.


PhD, Power Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (specialisation on the aspects of generation planning in competitive electricity markets)