IIT Madras

Researchers at IIT Madras Develop Feasible Alternatives to Li-ion Batteries

A team of researchers at IIT Madras has made significant advances in developing alternatives to conventional Li-ion batteries for industrial usage. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has announced that a team of researchers has made significant advances in developing alternatives to conventional lithium-ion (Li-ion) and lead-acid batteries for industrial usage. Such advances are crucial as India is aiming to achieve 40 […]

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IIT Madras to Collaborate With Teerthaa, a Sustainable Technology Company Producing Air-to-Water Generators for Last 14 Years, to Develop ‘NERO’

An Optimized Desiccant Solar Still Device, ‘NERO’ will extract Potable Drinking Water from Atmospheric Air using Solar Thermal Energy Indian Institute of Technology Madras is going to collaborate with Teerthaa, a sustainable technology company, to develop a device that can generate potable water from atmospheric air. Called ‘NERO,’ the optimized desiccant solar still device will […]

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IIT Madras to Collaborate With Teerthaa, a Sustainable Technology Company Producing Air-to-Water Generators for Last 14 Years, to Develop ‘NERO’

An Optimized Desiccant Solar Still Device, ‘NERO’ will extract Potable Drinking Water from Atmospheric Air using Solar Thermal Energy Indian Institute of Technology Madras is going to collaborate with Teerthaa, a sustainable technology company, to develop a device that can generate potable water from atmospheric air. Called ‘NERO,’ the optimized desiccant solar still device will […]

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Cygni Energy’s Solar Tech is Lighting Up Homes in Rural India

Out of the 44,854 total installations planned, 30,828 have been completed so far. Solar-Direct Current (DC) Inverterless Technology, pioneered by Cygni Energy Private Limited, a startup that was incubated by the Rural Technology Business Incubator (RTBI) of IIT-Madras, is lighting up homes in remote parts of the country which are beyond the reach of electricity […]

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IIT Madras, CPCL Ink Pact to Solarize Villages

The proposed project will be executed over the period of next 2 years and will cost around 14.49 crore in Rupees. The project will be executed in coordination with the government of Tamil Nadu. To provide a solar power, clean drinking water and create better sanitation conditions in the villages of Vellalapakkam, Gopurajapuram, and Panangudi […]

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Possibility of Making India the Storage Manufacturing Hub (LI-ion Battery)

As the world is advancing in shifting from fossil based energy to renewable energy India too is aspiring for the same. To match the pace, India would however need a strong and sustainable energy storage industry. Right from the electric vehicles to grid applications and telecom sector to solar storage, some of the major energy […]

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Solar Power System to Convert Plastic into Fuel Invented by IIT Madras

“We thought that if the plastic can’t come to the industry, let the industry come to the plastic,” Selvaraj said. The team showcased its project on the occasion of the World Environment Day, hosted by the United Nations (UN) in New Delhi. A solar powered system developed by the scientists from IIT Madras can convert non-recyclable […]

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A Rooftop Solar DC Power System Developed by IIT M Gets Award

Solar DC Power System developed by IIT Madras, comprises 0.9sqm solar panel of capacity and can power few fans, lights, a television, mobile charging, mixer grinder and computer that runs on DC current. A Solar DC Power System developed by IIT Madras, that can power a small home at lesser cost than a conventional solar […]

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ABB India signs MoU with IIT Madras to develop multi village microgrid models

As part of the UAY scheme, ABB India and IIT Madras will collaborate to develop a power management system to optimize the operation of multiple micro-grids, with and without grid connection, while managing electricity supply to villages. This system will also enable the integration of individual solar PV rooftops to a village microgrid. The government […]

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