GREENNXT-A national level seminar-cum -exhibition on Solar Energy

A two-day national level seminar-cum-workshop on 'Utilization of Solar Energy for Power Generation - GREENNXT', organised bythe department of Economics and Physics of St Agnes College, was inaugurated St Agnes College on Friday March 2. Shivashankar,Assistant general manager, Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL), who inaugurated 'Greennxt' said, "It gives me immense pleasure to be part of this workshop. KREDL,started in 1996, works as a nodal agency. We coordinate between the ministry of New and Renewable Energy and regulate the total conservation of energy. KREDL also train students of five colleges in Karnataka regarding the maintenance and operations of solar panel. This two-day workshop will definitely help students to know the necessity of solar energy."Chief whip of Legislative council Ivan D'Souza, principal of St Agnes College Sr Dr Jeswina, convenor and HOD of Economics Sr Dr Venissa, co-convenor and HOD of Physics Mrs Mariola C Pinto and others were present. The seminar was held in five different sessions about Solar energy and its uses. Experts in the field guided the participants about solar energy and finance options for the project. Besides this, companies like Sunray, Vikramsolar, Delta, Enphase, Solaredge, Sunmatric, and Refusol demonstrated about the rooftop projects and raise awareness and knowledge on solar power. People who have used this energy shared their experiences.