Questions & Answers
1. A French solar company recently launched a solar power generation system which they claim to be the “world’s first”. Which company and what type of solar power generation system is it?
Ans: Ciel et Terre, Large-scale floating solar power generation system http://www.eai.in/360/news/pages/8183
2. To make which city an environmentally safe city is the Tripura govt making solar energy mandatory in buildings?
Ans: Agartala (http://www.eai.in/360/news/pages/8173)
3. What will be set up by Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET) in the state of Uttar Pradesh to study the potential of harnessing wind power?
Ans: Four wind monitoring stations (http://www.eai.in/360/news/pages/8170)
4. What kind of solar programme was recently unveiled by Karnataka?
Ans: Multi-city rooftop solar programme (http://www.eai.in/360/news/pages/8189)
5. Which Chinese company recently received approval from C-WET to sell wind turbine machines in India?
Ans: Sinovel (http://www.eai.in/360/news/pages/8162)
Jacob Alexander, Analyst – Moser Baer Projects, New Delhi
Jacob Alexander is a part of the Strategy and Corporate Affairs team at Moser Baer Projects Private Limited; He has been working for the power and renewable energy sector in the areas of policy and development, strategic planning, business and market analysis, project appraisal, etc. Jacob has pursued his MBA in Energy Management specializing in Renewable Energy and Operations from Great Lakes IEMR, Gurgaon and has an Electrical Engineering Degree from Anna University, Tiruchirapalli.
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Saurav Agarwal, PGDM – IIM Kozhikode
A second year PGDM student at IIM Kozhikode, Saurav has done his graduation in Chemical Engineering from Panjab University, Chandigarh. He then worked as a design engineer with UOP India Private Limited (A Honeywell Company) for 23 months in the oil and gas sector where he was involved in the designing and development of basic engineering package for various refining technologies licensed by UOP.
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Renga Ramanujan. C, BGR Energy Systems Limited, Chennai
Graduate Electrical Engineer from Anna University and Masters Degree in Energy Engineering from Anna University.
Presently Working with BGR Energy System Limited (One of the leading EPC conglomerate specialized in Energy and Power Sector), as PG Trainee in Solar Business initiatives for Solar Thermal and PV Projects.
He has an avid interest in Renewable Energy topics and expect India to go green in Power Generation to the fullest extent possible in the forthcoming years.
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Prerna Dhapola, Green Building Consulting, Bangalore
She is a graduate Architect from School Of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. An Architect and LEED® AP by profession having 8 years of working experience in Green building consulting,LEED Facilitation, Architecture and Interiors, with a vision to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by enhancing efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space.
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