Green campus initiatives

Several green initiatives are made inside the campus.

Executed Demonstration Projects in Anna University

  • Installed 10 kW Solar PV system in the open Terrace of IES building. (Sponsored by TEDA) – 2015 (Reduces electricity bill by Rs 7,000 every month).

  • Installed 4 kW Solar PV operated water pumping system in the CWR field Lab by signing an MoU with Sun Edison company (System sponsored by Sun Edison) – 2015

  • Installed Solar- Wind Hybrid system (total 4 kW) in the open terrace of IES building. (Utilizing Dept ST fund) – 2016.


Apart from the above executed projects, the following major projects are under pipeline,

  • Installation of 500 kW Solar PV power plant at CEG campus, Anna University.

  • Installation of Centralized Solar PV based street lighting system at CEG and MIT campus (Project worth of INR 1 Crore)

  • Installation of a biogas plant (1000 kg/day - kitchen food waste utilization) at CEG campus (Project worth of INR 30 Lakhs)

  • Design and development of Solar powered tram for short distance mobility of 2 km inside Anna University campus.

    (In Principle approval received from MNRE – Project cost INR 7.5 crores)

  • Implementation of smart solar village under the project titled “Sustainable energy technologies- efficient renewable power generation with energy storage for sustainable smart grid” from the Ministry of Human Resources Department (MHRD) under RUSA scheme with a grant of INR 15 Crore.

  • Towards the establishment of Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Solar and Clean Energy Technologies under Tamil Nadu Vision 2023. (Target INR 400 crores through various schemes and funding bodies. initially a seed grant of Rs. 5.00 crores has been allocated for the construction of the building for the said CoE under TamilNadu 110 scheme)

Institute for Energy Studies, Anna University, Chennai.

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