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Government colleges set to tap solar power

According to reports,  in order to make college campuses self-sufficient in power generation, the state higher education departmenthas been planning to install solar panels in all universities, government engineering colleges and polytechnics and a few of the government colleges under its jurisdiction. As per the direction from education minister C Raveendranath, these educational institutions will have to submit master plans for solar panel projects in their respective campuses within a month.Among the government colleges chosen as part of the first ... Read More »

Gujarat to develop hybrid project using solar, wind energy

According to reports, at a time when the demand for solar projects is dwindling, the Gujarat Energy Research and Management Institute (GERMI) is developing a hybrid technology using solar and wind energy to generate power. The institute is doing research on developing a hybrid rooftop solar-wind tower amid rising concerns over land utilisation and infrastructure costs. According to GERMI, this will not only improve land utilisation, but also reduce the cost of transmission infrastructure. The institute is planning to conduct ... Read More »

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