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12th Batchfrom1ST APRIL 6TH APRIL,2013

ORGANIZED BY National Training Centre for Solar Technology, Karnataka Power Corporation Limited,

INTRODUCTION Grid-connected solar power generation is a new concept in the country. Very few grid-connected solar PV power plants have been set up so far. Moreover, experienced manpower to design, construct, manage and maintain grid-connected solar power plants is not available in the country. Hence training and education, including hands-on training in these aspects, is necessary to be imparted. This training programme is set up jointly by Karnataka Power Corporation Limited and Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, New Delhi along with TRA InternationalKnowledge Service Division as training consultant with an objective to fulfill the need for trained manpower in grid connected power plants. OBJECTIVE The objective of this programme is to build manpower capability at tactical and operational level for grid-connected solar power generation, through training, education and hands-on training at an operational solar PV gridconnected plant, to generate trained and qualified manpower. WHOSHOULDATTEND New entrants in solar PV, power developers, banks and financial institutions, insurance companies, EPC service providers, solar PV manufacturers, representatives from Govt. organizations, utility companies, regulatory bodies, ESCOMs, DISCOMs, Engg./MBA students having focus on solar technology, representatives from public sector and private sector, IT firms and investors in power sector. COURSEOVERVIEW Covers fundamental aspects of grid-connected solar power generation using solar photovoltaic such as: An overview of renewable energy forms. Technology Evaluation- Solar Energy Site Selection and System Design Inverters, Charge Controllers, Battery Banks Wiring and Electrical Fundamentals Sizing of Solar Systems Installation, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance Standards Safety in Installation and Commissioning Earthing of solar plants. Quality Management, Grid Connectivity Feasibility Studies and Economics Trouble Shooting Recent R&D trend, Off grid solar systems. Rural area electrification using solar plant. Case Studies National and State Policies, Loan, Incentives Availability CDM Process/REC Mechanism Onsite visit to KPCL Solar PV Power Plant, End users Facility Onsite visit to Solar PV Module Manufacturing Facilities COURSEFEES Rs.3000/- per participant + service tax @12.36% (Total-Rs 3,371/-). Course fee includes course material, course kit and refreshments like tea, coffee, snacks and lunch during the training programme. It also includes transportation and food expenses during site visits. Training Program is free of charge for students sponsored by Colleges. (Only one student from one college). Maximum students allowed is three for each batch. Note: To ensure confirmation, please send your nominations along with participant's fee ten days before the training date of the batch. Seats will be reserved on first come first serve basis. Maximum 30 Participants per batch only. The

course fee is to be paid in favour of Karnataka Power Corporation Limited, Bangalore in the form of Demand Draft payable at Bangalore. REGISTRATIONPROCEDURE Please register your nomination by sending name, designation and organization details with subject Training Programme on Solar PV Power Plants by e-mail/fax/letter etc, along with DD for Rs 3,371/- drawn in favour of Karnataka Bangalore. CERTIFICATE A certificate will be issued to the trainees upon successful completion of training programme on solar PV grid connected power plants. CONTACTPERSONS 1. Dr. H. Naganagouda, Director, National Training Centre for Solar Technology, KPCL Mobile No. : 08748899429 2. Mr. M. K. Muralidhar, EE (Civil),KPCL Mobile No.: 09449598908 3.. Mr. D. C. Krishnamurthy, EE (E) Mobile No.: 09448049303 4. Mr. Harish Anchan TRA International-Knowledge Services Division Mobile No.: 0 9818286624 Email: COURSEADMINISTRATORSFROMKPCL 1. Mr. C. Venugopal , Chief Engineer (GSW) 2. Dr. H. Naganagouda, Director, National Training Center for Solar Technology 3. Mr. M. K. Muralidhar, EE (Civil) 4. Mr. D. C. Krishnamurthy, EE (E) 5. Ms. Shwetha Shetty, AE(E)
Opp.RamanashreeCaliforniaResort, NearRail Wheel Factory,Yelahanka. Reach Yelankha Police Station Move towards Rail Wheel Factory After Rail Wheel Factory, cross Ramanashree California Resort on the left side of the road

DATES,VENUEANDTIMING Date: 12th Batchfrom1ST APRIL 6TH APRIL,2013 Venue: Karnataka Power Corporation Limited DG Plant Premises, S.N.Halli, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064. Time: 10 am - 5 pm TRANSPORTATION,ACCOMMODATION, LODGINGANDBOARDINGARRANGEMENTSAT BANGALORE To be arranged by participants during the class room training. For Details Contact Mr. Shivendra Singh Naruka Mob: 09711446996 Email: Ms. Surabhi Anand Tel: 011-43579280 Email:





Opposite to Ramanashree Clifornia Resort, D.G plant officers colony is there Just next to DG Plant colony, DG Plant premises is there. Bus Route no. 285, 285A, 285B,. Alight at Anantapur Gate Bus stop

GENERALINFORMATION AboutMNRE Ministry of New and Renewable energy (MNRE) is the nodal agency of the Government of India for all matters relating to non-conventional energy. The Govt of India launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, one of the eight national missions of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, to establish India as a global leader in solar energy. The mission aims at development and deployment of solar energy technologies in the country to achieve parity with grid tariff by 2022. The mission targets a deployment of 20,000 MW of gridconnected solar power by 2022. MNRE in collaboration with various agencies is supporting capacity building efforts to develop trained personnel in the country. AboutKPCL Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL) is a state owned organization having an installed capacity of 6000MW of hydel, thermal, wind and solar power. Karnataka Power Corporation Limited has taken a big lead in the country in harnessing solar energy by way of setting up three solar PV plants of 3 MW capacity each and set a new trend for grid-connected solar plants in the country. KPCL is presently involved in establishing a 5MW solar PV plant at

AboutTRAInternational KnowledgeServices Division TRA International is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified organization and one of the fore most solar energy consulting and service sector companies with offices in India. TRA has been the solar trainer and Consultant to Government, PSUs, and Leading Corporates in India. TRA is a consultant to more than 200MW of on-grid solar power projects, Lender's Engineer to 65MW ongrid projects and EPC consultant to 15MW ongrid projects. TRA International has provided Training to number of Government and Public Sector organizations including Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, GTZ, NHDC, Thermax, GMR Group, Sun Edison, NTPC, GAIL, Indian Railways, Oil India Ltd, Indo Solar, Mahindra Solar, Suzlon, Tata Steel, RITES Ltd, Abellon Power, L&T, GEC, TEDA, ManiREDA, etc.

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Shivanasamudra in Mandya district. NationalTrainingCentrefor SolarTechnology, KarnatakaPowerCorporationLtd. 22/23,3rd floor, Sudarshan complex, Sheshadri Road, Bangalore- 560009. Phone & Fax: 080-22258431 Email: Website :



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Additional Information Have you attended any previous solar training program? Y/N. If yes, please give some details Have you worked on the design or implementation of any solar system? If yes, please describe in brief. What best describes your function in your organization (e.g. Engineer, Designer, Manager, Entry Level Technical Official) What do you hope to learn in this training program? How will you apply your training?

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Chief Engineer (GSW) Karnataka Power Corporation Limited, 22/23,3rd floor, Sudarshan Complex Sheshadri Road Bangalore- 560009. Phone & Fax: 080-22258431 Email: Website :



First come first serve basis and Maximum 30 Participants per batch only

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