A Webinar on “Solar Photovoltaic and Research Aspects” was organized by Department of Electrical Engineering and it was held on 4th July, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. Mr. Asokan Selvaraj, PHCET, Assistant Professor was the resource person. He has a vast experience in the area of Solar Photovoltaic. He has completed solar photovoltaic course from IIT Bombay and National Institute Solar Energy, Gurgram. Webinar was organized by through Google meet. Many S.E., T.E. students had attended the session.
The Speaker commenced the session with an introduction to energy requirement of India and shares of different renewable Energy sources and also introduced the advantages of renewable energy sources. He mainly focused on solar photovoltaic and its importance. Further, he explained the construction, operation of silicon solar cell. The speaker has explained various conditions to extract maximum power from solar cell, single diode model of multicrystalline silicon solar cell and the power losses in solar cell due to various dynamic parameters. Eventually various research opportunities on Solar photovoltaic also been discussed in this webinar. Different research and entrepreneur options have been explained from MNRE website.
The session concluded with a question answer session at 2:00 p.m. Positive feedback was received for the webinar and students suggested organizing more session like the same in the future.