NETRA and NTPC Organises Seminar on Solar PV & CPV Technologies


NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance ( NETRA ) the R&D arm of NTPC is collaborating  with prestigious German Institute of Solar Energy (ISE), Fraunhofer, Freiburg for joint research on Solar PV and CPV technologies. NETRA plans to set up 53 kWp CPV system and dual axis based test tracker fabricated by ISE, for field performance evaluation of CPV and PV technologies.

A three day seminar with discussion on installation of CPV & test trackers and site finalization was held recently in  NETRA by Dr Gerald Siefer, Scientist, Head of Team III-V Cell and Module Characterization Division Materials – Solar Cells and Technology, ISE, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany.

NETRA plans to set up state of the art evaluation facilities for CSP, CPV, and Solar PV and conduct various programs for knowledge sharing, capacity building with German Institutions  DLR Cologne and Institute of Solar Energy (ISE), Fraunhofer, Freiburg on Solar Energy Research.   The program is funded by German Government under the aegis of Indo-German Research Cooperation. wishes the very best.

About NTPC: NTPC is India’s largest power utility with an installed capacity of 45,548 MW, plans to become a 128,000 MW company by 2032. Established in 1975, NTPC aims to be the world’s largest and best power major. NTPC has a comprehensive Rehabilitation & Resettlement and CSR policies well integrated with its core business of setting up power projects and generating electricity. The company is committed to generating reliable power at competitive prices in a sustainable manner by optimising the use of multiple energy sources with innovative eco-friendly technologies thereby NTPC is contributing to the economic development of the nation and upliftment of the society. More: NTPC

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