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Highlights

  • Visit to RenewSys Module Manufacturing at Patalganga

    researchers and staff, as well as undergraduate students, led by Prof. Anil Kottantharayil visited the RenewSys module
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  • Importance of Maintaining Sufficient Gap Between Solar Panels and the Roofs

    In many residential and commercial PV installations, the solar panels are laid on the roof
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  • Visit of MNRE Officers to NCPRE

    Mr. Arun K Choudhary and Mr Rajkumar Bhawariya from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) visited NCPRE
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  • NCPRE conducts industry course on “Solar PV Systems connected to the Bulk Power Grid: Technology and Grid Interactions”

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  • The Solar Task Force: Visit of the Counsellor to the Australian High Commissioner

    In March 2023, a task force was established to advise the Australian and Indian governments on opportunities to accelerate the rollout
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  • Talk at NCPRE / PoTIC by Dr. Rajiv Arya

    Dr. Rajiv Arya, the D.J. Gandhi Distinguished Visiting Professor at IIT Bombay
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  • NCPRE hosts Researchers from First Solar, USA

    NCPRE hosted Dr. Dirk Weiss, Head of Technology Assessment, and Dr. Sachit Grover, Device Manager, from First Solar Inc.
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  • Introduces bright Students from Zilla Parishad Schools to Solar PV

    The Zilla Parishad Education Department of the Government runs a specialized program
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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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Upcoming Courses and Events
  • NCPRE Organizes 3-Day Short-Term Course on “Theory and Technology of Silicon Solar Cells”
    Date: May 29 - 31, 2024
    Venue: VMCC, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
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  • Talk on Feasibility and utility of Light-Beam-Induced Current imaging along with EL imaging of solar cells and modules.
    Speaker: Prof. K. S. Narayan, Professor, JNCASR and Distinguished Visiting Professor, IIT Bombay.
    on Thursday, Date : 2nd May 2024, 02:30 PM Venue: GG Conference Room, EE Department
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  • 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

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)