Programme Details


About the Course

The course focuses to equip the participants in different areas of Solar PV systems such as Off grid, Grid tied, Invertors, Charge Controllers, Radiation assessments, Smart grid etc and some hands on trainings. The course also aims in enhancing the knowledge of independent researchers in academic institutions and other R&D organizations.

Course contents

• Fundamentals of Solar system.
• Overview of PV installations.
• Controllers and invertors.
• Off grid and on grid installations.
• Smart grid systems.
• Power quality.
• Solar radiation assesment.

Course Outcomes

After successful completion of the course every participant is expected to achieve the following outcomes
 Understand the fundamental Solar PV Modules and Panels
 Identify the recent advances in Solar system Installations
 Understand the challenges in Off Grid and Grid Tied Systems
 Obtain an overview of charge controllers and invertors
 Basic understanding of Solar radiation assessment and get hands on experience for Solar Panels
 Understand Power Quality and Smart Grid systems

Resource persons

1.   Prof.(Dr.) Bhim Singh
      CEA Chair Professor & Head,
      IIT Delhi.

2.   Mr. SasiKumar
      Solar Radiation Resource Assessment Centre In- Charge
      NIWE (MNRE) , Chennai.

3.   Mr. Janesh N.Mohanan
      Principal Consultant, SAHE Energy Systems,
      Ernakulam.

4.   Mr. Aby Joseph
      Joint Director (Power Electronics Group),
      CDAC – Thiruvananthapuram.

5.   Mr. Vipin.P.S
      Project Director
      Bharath Sevak Samaj.

6.   Mr. Paul John
      Project Engineer
      Power One Systems ,Ernakulam.

7.   Dr. UmaShankar
      Professor, VIT – Chennai.

8.   Dr. Jayaprakash.P
      AP (EEE), GCE Kannur.

9.   Dr.ManojKumar.M.V
      AP(EEE), GCE Kannur.

10.   Resource Person
       ANERT, Kerala

Program schedule
DATE TIME TOPICS RESOURCE PERSON
13.03.2017 9AM - 9:45AM REGISTRATION
10AM - 10:45AM INAUGURAL ADDRESSING - Dr. Augustin Thomas, Chief Engineer( Kasargod Solar Project - In Charge), KSEB
10:45AM - 11AM TEA BREAK
11AM - 12:30PM ENERGY SCENARIO- SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS IN KERALA RESOURCE PERSON, ANERT
12:30PM - 1:00PM LUNCH BREAK
1:00PM - 3PM SOLAR RADIATION RESOURCE ASSESSMENT CENTRE (MNRE) VISIT & STUDY Mr.SasiKumar.A, SRRAC In-Charge,MNRE (NIWE) Chennai
3PM - 3:15PM TEA BREAK
3:15PM - 4PM SOLAR RADIATION RESOURCE ASSESSMENT CENTRE (MNRE) DISCUSSIONS Mr.SasiKumar.A, SRRAC In-Charge,MNRE (NIWE) Chennai
14.03.2017 9:30AM - 12:30PM FUNDAMENTALS OF SOLAR PANELS & PARAMETERS Mr. Janesh N.MOHANAN Principal Consultant ,SAHE Energy Systems Resource Er. (Tech.),EMC Kerala
1:00PM - 4PM CHARGE CONTROLLERS, INVERTERS & MPPT TECHNOLOGY Mr. Aby Joseph, Joint Director,Power Electronics Group,CDAC -T
15.03.2017 9:30AM - 12:30PM OFF GRID SOLAR SYSTEM Mr.Vipin P.S., Project Director,Bharat Sevak Samaj
1:00PM - 4PM ON GRID SOLAR SYSTEM Mr.Vipin P.S., Project Director,Bharat Sevak Samaj
16.03.2017 9:30AM - 12:30PM STUDY ON 50KW ONGOING SOLAR PROJECT AT GCEK Mr.Paul John, Project Engineer, PowerOne Systems Ekm.
1:00PM - 4PM POWER ELECTRONICS & POWER QUALITY IN SOLAR SYSTEMS Dr. Jayaprakash.P, AP (EEE),GEC Kannur Dr. ManojKumar.M.V,AP (EEE),GEC Kannur
17.03.2017 9:30AM - 12:30PM SMART GRID Dr.UmaShankar, VIT Chennai
1:00PM - 3PM RESEARCH TRENDS IN SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS Prof. Bhim Singh, CEA Chair Professor & Head IIT Delhi
TEA BREAK 10:30 - 10:45AM, 3PM - 3:15 PM
LUNCH BREAK 12:30PM -1:00PM