President Mukherjee inaugurates integrated bio-solar-wind Microgrid centre at IIEST, Shibpur

“The integrated Bio-Solar-Wind micro-grid centre of IIEST is one cog in the wheel of sustainable development. We must ensure that electricity is available for ordinary people and potable water is provided for consumption of both humans and animals.” The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a Bio-Solar-Wind Microgrid Centre and Centre for Water and Environment […]

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IIEST successfully creates country’s first smart grid project

“The smart grid will be synchronised to generate power from solar, wind and vegetable waste resources, depending on the weather conditions and availability of waste products. It is the first of its kind in the country” The Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST) has successfully created the country’s first smart grid project, which […]

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Vikram Solar and Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology ink MoU for R&D

Vikram Solar on Wednesday announced that it has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST). The announcement was made at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of President of India, Pranab Mukherjee at a Session on Industry-Academia Collaborations with CII. The agreement includes collaboration of both the organisations for the […]

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A low cost Micro Solar Dome to light up households in rural areas

A low cost and energy efficient device has been developed to capture sunlight and light up households, particularly in urban slum or rural areas which lack electricity supply. Micro Solar Dome (MSD) has been developed by the Department of Science and Technology in collaboration with N B Institute for Rural Technology. The device has a […]

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