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  • NCPRE hosts PV veteran Prof. Vikram Dalal

    talk on “Technical and Cost Challenges of Non-Fossil Energy Development”
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  • NCPRE organizes Workshop on “Challenges and Opportunities in Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells”

    ( January 23, 2024)
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  • Dr. B. K. Das, Distinguished Scientist and DG, ECS at DRDO visits NCPRE

    visited NCPRE on 27 December, 2023
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  • Shri Lalit Bohra and Dr. Jai Prakash Singh visit NCPRE

    Shri Lalit Bohra, JS MNRE and Dr. Jai Prakash Singh, DDG NISE visited NCPRE on September 29, 2023
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  • NCPRE Participation in Innovation Expo'23

    Innovation Expo’23 was organized to showcase research by projects in the Institute, startups being incubated at SINE, and new technologies being developed.
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  • Visit to NCPRE by team from Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd.

    A team from Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd., led by Dr. Omkar Jani, and including Dr. Alka Chauhan and Mr. Rahul Khatri, visited NCPRE on September 27, 2023.
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  • Visit to NCPRE by Dr. Bill Tumas and Dr. Nancy Haegel from NREL, USA

    Dr. Bill Tumas, Dr. Nancy Haegel, and Dr. Larry Kazmerski, visited IIT Bombay.
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  • PoTIC and NCPRE organize half-day industry Workshop

    The Photovoltaics Technology and Innovation Centre (PoTIC) at IITB together with NCPRE organized a half-day industry Workshop on October 27, 2023.
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  • NCPRE participates in ISA High-Level Conference on New Technologies for Clean Energy Transition

    NCPRE participated in ISA’s “High-Level Conference on New Technologies for Clean Energy Transition” in New Delhi on November 1. The session on Novel Technologies in Solar Energy was chaired by NCPRE’s Juzer Vasi.
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  • NCPRE students present papers at the ISES Solar World Congress in New Delhi in October/November 2023

    The flagship ISES Solar World Congress (SWC) 2023 was held in New Delhi from October 31 to November 4, 2023.
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  • Participation in the IEC/TC82/WG2 Meeting in Sydney, Australia by NCPRE’s Prof. Narendra Shiradkar

    The Technical Committee (TC) 82’s Working Group (WG2) of the IEC is the premier body that formulates standards for PV modules such as IEC 61215.
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Upcoming Courses and Events
  • Talk on III-V Compound Semiconductor/Si Integration for Tandem Photovoltaics, Future Technologies and the Enabling Role of Innovative Defect Engineering
    Speaker: Prof. Steven A. Ringel, Ohio State University
    on Tuesday, Date : 2sd April 2024, 11:00 AM Venue: Room GG-301, EE Department
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  • PoTIC organizes an exciting webinar on "The fastest energy change in history”.
    Speaker: Prof. Andrew Blakers, Australian National University,
    on Friday, Date : 15th March 2024, 11:30 AM

  • Talk on “Challenges in Solar Manufacturing in India”.
    Speaker: Dr. Rajeewa Arya,
    Date and Venue : 11th March 2024, 2:30 PM, Venue: EE301, GG Bldg., 3rd Floor, IIT Bombay.
    The speaker will discuss the challenges and opportunities facing solar manufacturing in India in choice of technologies, efficient manufacturing, and global competitiveness.

  • Webinar on "Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cell: A candidate for the next generation PV technology?”
    Speaker : Prof. Bernd Stannowski.
    The Speaker’s team held the record for the highest efficiency perovskites/silicon tandem cells in 2022.
    Date : 22nd February 2024.

  • Talk on "Technical and cost challenges for non-fossil energy development".
    Speaker: Prof. Vikram Dalal, Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University, Fellow: IEEE, APS, AAAS
    Date and Venue : 11th January 2024, Girish Gaitonde Building, Department of Electrical Engineering

  • Visit by Prof. W. S. Sampath, Site Director, Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics, Colorado State University
    Date: 20th December 2023

  • "Mercom Webinar on Optimal Sizing of PV Inverters for Robust Performance in High Ambient Temperatures"
    Date: 29th November 2023 Time: 03:00 pm IST Click here to register

  • Talk on "CdTe Photovoltaics for Sustainable Electricity Generation" on 1st December 2023, 7 PM
    Speaker: Prof. W. S. Sampath Click here to register

R & D
NCPRE Reports
What can we learn from photoluminescence imaging of silicon solar cells?

Re-energizing Sustainable Solar Manufacturing in India: Technology Roadmap and Recommendations.

All India Survey of Photovoltaic Module Reliability 2018 - Report

All India Survey of Photovoltaic Module Reliability 2018 - Executive Summary

Report on ISA-FICCI-NCPRE Roundtable on Role of innovation
in Advancement of Solar Energy in ISA Countries.

All-India Survey of Photovoltaic Module Reliability: 2016 - Executive Summary

All-India Survey of Photovoltaic Module Reliability: 2016

Energy Survey at Cantonment Distribution Section,Thiruvananthapuram

Estimating The Rooftop Solar Potential of Greater Mumbai.

All-India Survey of Photovoltaic Module Degradation: 2013

Planning for Integration of Solar PV into the Energy Mix - Energy Survey
Report, Chendamangalam Gram Panchayat, Kerala.

Grid Integration of Distributed Solar Photovoltaics (PV) in India.
(Summary of observations and recommendations for a way forward)

Grid Integration of Distributed Solar Photovoltaics(PV) in India.
(A review of technical aspects,best practices and the way forward)