Energy Sciences

Title :

Long term performance evaluation of three grid connected solar PV power plants of 3 MWp each set up by KPCL and establishment of a education cum training facility at KPCL, Bangalore

Area of research :

Energy Sciences

Focus area :

Solar PV power plants

Principal Investigator :

Shri B. R. Nagaraj, Chief Engineer, Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL), Bangaluru

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Timeline End Year :




Dr. H. Naganagouda, Director, Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL), Bangaluru

Total Budget (INR):



1. Established 5 kW Solar PV Technology (Thin Film and Crystalline Technology) Rooftop Power plant Grid and off grid demonstration system for hands on training. 2. Training conducted all India Level and 15 Training Batches conducted as on date with more than 500 Participants participated in the training program. 3. About 10 Government Departments and Community wise technical assistance /guidence given to implement Solar Technology Projects. 4. About 30 students of B.E., and M.Tech., from 10 Engineering Colleges involved in doing project work and assigned to conduct “Performance of Evaluation of Solar Grid Connected Power Plants” established by KPCL. 5. In Engineering Colleges and Polytechnic conducted National/ State Level 3 workshop on “Solar Technology and Its Applications and MNRE Programs”.

Organizations involved