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)
Installed Solar- Wind Hybrid system
(total 4 kW) in the open terrace of IES
building. (Utilizing Dept ST fund) –
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.
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
Institute for Energy Studies, Anna University, Chennai.