International Women’s Day – Webinar on Women in Science : Energy for Sustainable Future
On the occasion of International Womens day on 08th March 2022 the department of renewable energy conducted an online talk session on the topic Women in science: Energy for sustainable future. The resource person for the session was Dr.Jasna M. from Cochin University of Science and Technology. The attendees were from B.Voc and M. Voc students of the department. The session started at 07:00 pm with welcome speech by Asst. Prof. Vijayalakshmi C G and Presidential address by Dr.Jerin Mohan N.D. Head of Department which was followed by the talk session by Dr.Jasna and session was concluded by Vote of thanks by III B.Voc RE student Jesna Paul.
St. Albert’s college (Autonomous ), Ernakulam organized Albertian Knowledge Summit (AKS 2022), an international conference on multidisciplinary research with the aim to provide a forum for academicians and professionals from multidisciplinary areas to network and share knowledge.
TALK 1: SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS AND NOVEL DEPLOYMENT STRATEGIES
The first talk of AKS – RE 2022 by Dr. Aldrin Antony,Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, CUSAT held on 16th March 2022 at 11.00AM in the Google meet platform.
TALK 2: SOLAR ENERGY TO MEET ENERGY CRISIS: A TECHNICAL REVIEW
The second talk of AKS – RE 2022 by Dr. Nirmal Mukundan C M, Post doctoral fellow, Khalifa University held on 16th March 2022 at 07.00 PM in the Google meet platform.
A webinar on the topic “Data Analysis essential using MS Excel” was organised by the Department of Renewable Energy, St Albert’sCollege (Autonomous), Ernakulam on 31st January 2022 at 8 AM in the Google Meet platform. The invited speaker was Ms. Sangeetha J, Head-in-Charge, Department of Computer Science, St Albert’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam.
The Department of Renewable Energy St. Albert’s College (autonomous) Ernakulam and REPCOS Ltd Ernakulam in association with Energy Management Centre , Government of Kerala , organized “GO ELECTRIC CAMPAIGN 2021-22” on 21ST DECEMBER 2021.
The Department of Renewable Energy organised a webinar on the topic ‘Digital Tools for Scientific Document Preparation’ on 6th December 2021 to promote research in renewable energy and to fulfil the UNDP goal for sustainable development. The resource person for the same was Dr. Daniel C , Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science , Chennai.
The Department of Renewable Energy organised a webinar in connection with Vigilance Awareness Week-2021on 12thNovember 2021 at 2pm via Google meet platform, to create an awareness on vigilance and corruptions going around us. It was our honour to have Shri.Arakal Paily George, Retired Superintendent of Police, Lok Ayukta Investigation Wing, Thiruvananthapuram as the speaker for the webinar.
The Department of Renewable Energy organised a webinar on the topic ‘Human values and Anti Dowry System’ on 10th October 2021 to create an awareness on the adverse effects of dowry system in the society , to encourage the girl students to have their own career and to be independent and also as a part of the UG induction program2021. The resource person for the same was Adv. Maya Krishnan, Lawyer, High Court of Kerala.
The Department of Renewable Energy organised a webinar on the topic ‘Identification of Optimum location for Solar PV installation’ on 6th September 2021 to create an awareness on recent technological trends in solar energy sector and solar panel industry. The resource person for the same was Mr.Janesh N. Mohanan, Principal Consultant & Partner , Alenso Energy, Kochi.
A Webinar on “Career Opportunities in the Renewable Energy” was conducted on 13th July, 2020. The resource person for the same was Mr.Mohamed Shaffeeq, Founder and CEO of Illumine Energy, Ernakulam.
ALBERTIAN SWACHTHA WEEK
Students took seminars on Fundamental duties, M.K Gandhi & Cleanliness, Model clean city and clean village & Japanese Practice of Cleanliness.
ENTREPRENEURIAL WORKSHOP ON SOLAR POWERED PRODUCTS
An Entrepreneurial workshop on Solar Powered Products was organized by the department in association with the Albertian Incubation Centre & IEDC. The program was inaugurated by Sri. Nidhish Kumar, Director, Innovation & Technology, Sunverge Pvt Ltd, Cochin.
STUDENT SOLAR AMBASSADOR WORKSHOP 2019
The Department of Renewable Energy organized this event and almost 75 students received hands on training on solar lamp assembly under the teacher trainers who attended online training from IIT Bombay.
SEMINAR ON RENEWABLE ENERGY & CLIMATE CHANGE
Mr. T P Unnikrishnan , CEO, Sunglow energy solutions Pvt Ltd, Thrissur delivered a talk on the topic “Renewable Energy & Climate Change” in connection with the department association inauguration.
ALBERTIAN KNOWLEDGE SUMMIT 2019-20
Talk on “Cyber Physical security / resiliency & Renewable Energy Integration” by Dr. Anurag K Srivastava, Associate professor, Washington State University & Director of the smart grid demonstration & research investigation Lab.
Talk on “Role of operation & maintanence in optimizing solar power plant’s performance” by Mr. Jose Kallookaran C, President of Kerala Renewable Energy Entrepreneurs & Promoters Association (KREEPA), MD of KC Koppar Energy Solutions Pvt Ltd & Principal of Mithradham Renewable Energy center.
NATIONAL SEMINAR ON ENERGY CONSERVATION
Technical session I : “Save energy for next generation” by Mr. Sunil C.S, Asst Executive Engineer, KSEB.
Technical Session II : Solar Energy – CIAL Case Study by Mr. Rajumon P.C, Asst General Manager, CIAL.
Technical Session III : Solar energy – a day to day affair by Mr. Georgekutty K, Lifeway Solar devices Pvt Ltd.
SEMINAR ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN RENEWABLE ENERGY INDUSTRY
A talk on the topic “Entrepreneurship in Renewable Energy Industry” by Mr. Muhammed Shafeeq ,CEO, Sunglow energy solutions pvt Ltd, Thrissur in connection with the association inauguration.
ALBERTIAL INTERNATIONAL KNOWLEDGE SUMMIT (AIKS – 2018)
Talk by Dr.Ajith Gopi , Programme Officer, ANERT, Govt. of Kerala on”Prospects of Solar and Wind Projects in Kerala”.
Talk on “Transaction structure of roof top solar programmes by Mr.G.Shivaramakrishnan, Clean Energy Consultant
Talk by Mr.Jonathan Selwyn , Director, Solar Consulting Ltd, U K on”Solar Energy Present and Future”.
One day national workshop on Renewable Energy Technologies (RET – 2016) was organized by the department in April 2016.
The first talk was by Dr. Prasanth Raghavan, Associate Professor, Department of Polymer science & rubber technology, CUSAT on the topic Batteries on fire – Electrospinning and graphene pushing impossible to possible.
The Second talk was on Plastic Electronics – An Introduction to organic solar cells by Dr. P. Manoj, HOD, Department of Chemistry, St. Michael‟s College, Cherthala.
Dr. Suresh Mathew, Professor & Director, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam presented Hydrogen storage using Metal Organic Frameworks and solar photo catalysis as Renewable Energy Technologies. The workshop concluded with a paper presentation on Singlet fission break efficiencies of organic solar cells by Ms. Naveena Raju from CMS college, Kottayam.