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Vaishalee Dash

Vaishalee Dash, Senior Research Engineer, is working on assessing different uses of solar energy for off-grid applications and life cycle analysis of new solar cell materials at CSTEP. She holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur. Her work has been published by both ...

Workshop on Addressing the Challenges to Scale up Solar Energy Manufacturing Industry in India Horizon 2032

The results of CSTEPs study on scaling up current manufacturing capabilities of the Indian solar industry, both Photovoltaic (PV) and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and the challenges involved in it were presented to various industry stakeholders in a workshop organised by CSTEP in Bangalore....

International Conference on Solar and Wind PPA Challenges and Opportunities for Power Sales in Open Market

Nagalakshmi P., Research Analyst from CSTEP attended a conference on 'Solar and Wind PPA Challenges and Opportunities for Power Sales in Open Market', organised by Cerebral Business Research, in association with the Solar Energy Society of India (SESI) in New Delhi....

Workshop on PV Module Reliability

G. Srilakshmi and Vaishalee Dash, Research Engineers from CSTEP, attended a workshop on 'PV Module Reliability', jointly organised by the National Centre for Photovoltaic Education and Research (NCPRE) and Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the US (SERIIUS) at IIT, Bombay....

SERIIUS Symposium Research Directions in Solar Energy 2014

Dr Anshu Bharadwaj, Executive Director, CSTEP presented at the symposium ‘Research Directions in Solar Energy - 2014’ which was organised by the Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS), as part of its outreach activities....

Talk on Orb Energy

Damian Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Orb Energy delivered a talk on his organisation. Orb Energy, a Bangalore based organisation, has a variety of clean, solar energy systems designed to help one overcome power cuts and save money. They supply solar products for electricity and water heating, as ...

Korea – Karnataka Solar Partnership & Development; Solar Energy Forum

Bhupesh Verma, Research Analyst, and Ganeshprasad Pavaskar, Research Engineer from CSTEP participated in a Solar Energy Forum on Korea- Karnataka Solar Partnership & development organised by the consulate General of the Republic of Korea, Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Indust...

Implementation of Smart Grid Pilot Project at Chandapura: Project kick-off meeting

A kick-off meeting for the smart grid pilot project to be implemented at Chandapura was held on May 26 at BESCOM. The project is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, under its Solar Energy Research Initiative (SERI). The project will be jointly carried out b...

An empirical model for ramp analysis of utility-scale solar PV power

An empirical model for ramp analysis of utility-scale solar PV power, Solar Energy, Volume 107, September 2014...

Analytical Derivation of Equivalent Functional Form of Explicit J V Model of an Illuminated Solar Cell from Physics Based Implicit Model

Analytical derivation of equivalent functional form of explicit J–V model of an illuminated solar cell from physics based implicit model, Solar Energy, March 2014...

Harnessing Solar Energy: Options for India

The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) announced in December 2009 envisages the installation of over 20,000 MW of grid-connected solar power and another 2,000 MW of off-grid solar power by 2022. Given that the installed capacity stands at merely 10 MW, to realise these targets, clear lo...

Solar Energy for Process Heating: a Case Study of Select Indian Industries

Solar Energy for Process Heating: a Case Study of Select Indian Industries...

Solar Studies

CSTEP is engaged in exploring the opportunities and challenges that lie in the development of solar technologies towards providing energy security in the country. Since solar is relatively a new entrant to the energy sector in India, the challenges and opportunities with these technologies are yet t...

Addressing the Challenges to Scale up Solar Energy Manufacturing Industry in India Horizon 2032

CSTEP organised a workshop on 'Addressing the Challenges to Scale-up Solar Energy Manufacturing INdustry in India: Horizon 2032' at the Citrus Cunningham, Bangalore on July 3, 2014...

Dr Aimee Curtright

Dr Aimee Curtright, Associate Research Department Director, Engineering and Applied Sciences Department, RAND Corporation, USA visited CSTEP to discuss various Solar Energy Integration (SEI) related activities currently under progress at CSTEP and RAND in the Solar Energy Research Institute for Indi...

David Ginley Elena Berger Robert L. Sandoli Usha Sunil and Girish Ghatikar

David S. Ginley, Group Manager - Advanced Process Technology at National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Elena Berger, Fellow at Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Strategic Programs - International, U.S Department of Energy, Robert L. Sandoli, Director - International Program at U.S. Department of...

Tarun Kapoor and G V Balaram

Mr. Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary, MNRE and Mr. G V Balaram, MD, KREDL visited CSTEP to interact with researchers about research on Solar Energy and project on Rooftop PV feasibility in Bangalore....

Center Plans Solar Energy Park in State

Center Plans Solar Energy Park in State, Deccan Herald, August 4, 2014...

Solar Energy Encourages Job Creation

Solar Energy Encourages Job Creation, Vijaya Karnataka, July 4, 2014...

Manufacturing polysilicon can push India's solar energy aspirations

Manufacturing polysilicon can push India's solar energy aspirations (Comment: Special to IANS), Bhupesh Verma and Ganeshprasad Pavaskar, Business Standard, February 12, 2016. ...

Smart grid in Chandapura soon

The project is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), under its Solar Energy Research Initiative (SERI). The project will be jointly carried out by Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, and the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) along with BESCOM ...

Hyderabad-based firm to map solar energy potential

Hyderabad-based firm to map solar energy potential, The Hindu, November 2, 2016....

Maintenance—An underrated piece in the solar energy puzzle

Maintenance—An underrated piece in the solar energy puzzle, Harshid Sridhar, VCCircle, November 09, 2016....

The case for boosting the solar energy

The case for boosting the solar energy, Saptak Ghosh, Business Standard, July 09, 2017....

Korea – Karnataka Solar Partnership & Development; Solar Energy Forum

Bhupesh Verma, Research Analyst, and Ganeshprasad Pavaskar, Research Engineer from CSTEP participated in a Solar Energy Forum on Korea- Karnataka Solar Partnership & development organised by the consulate General of the Republic of Korea, Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Indust...

Consultation Workshop on Accelerating Solar Energy Deployment in Public Sector Undertakings

Pooja Vijay Ramamurthi, Research Engineer at CSTEP, attended a Consultation Workshop organised by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), September 15, 2015. Click to view write-up Consultation Workshop on Accelerating...

SERIIUS

Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS) is a joint research consortium for clean energy research under the flagship programme - Partnership to Advance Clean Energy (PACE). This was announced by President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in November 200...