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23 Mar 2018, Edition - 983, Friday


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Solar energy laboratory opened at TNAU

Covai Post Network

COIMBATORE: A solar energy laboratory was opened at the Department of Bio-energy, Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University here on Friday.

The laboratory is equipped with solar thermal and photo voltaic systems such as solar flat plate collector testing system, solar concentrator training system, solar PV training and research system, solar grid tied training system and roof top off-grid SPV power plant.

The laboratory will be used for teaching UG and PG students, which will also create awareness about on-grid and off-grid systems for the public to implement the solar energy gadgets, a University release said.

Deputy Director General (Agrl. Engg.), ICAR, New Delhi Dr. K. Alagusundaram inaugurated the lab in the presence of Vice-Chancellor Dr. K. Ramasamy and senior department officials, it said.