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Technology. Transfer. Training.


20 25 MAY 2013, & 1722 JUNE 2013

With visits to Solar PV Installation, Battery Manufacturing Unit, Hands-on Engineering Workshop & Galileo Master Certification Exam (Optional)

Approved National Level Training Organisation by Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India, under JawaharLal Nehru National Solar Mission


8-2-603/B/S/1/1 Plot No.1 (2nd Floor), Road No.10 ,Banjara Hills Hyderabad 500 034 India
Tel: +91-40-32212456, 23350285 Fax: +91-40-23350285 E-mail: info@steinbeis,.in

Solar PV Engineer Certificate Program is a comprehensive training program being organized with focus on Solar PV Power Plants which would provide a good exposure of various components of an operational Solar PV System (Basics, Components, Design, Engineering, Implementation, Maintenance etc) , to the participants. The workshop shall include hands -on exercises on the Solar PV System behavior, and shall be followed by interactions and visits to some of the related industry / installation in and around Hyderabad -

NED Energy Founded in 1998 by a group of experienced technocrats, NED Energy Ltd is a premier player in the manufac

turing of world-class VRLA Batteries. NED batteries are manufactured with the most advanced technology and provide a strong and clean power source that far surpasses other batteries of its kind. Since 2007 NED Energy Limited is an associate of Time Technoplast Limited. NED Energy Ltd is committed to meet customers quality expectations throughout the design, manufacturing, test ing, service and technical support phases. Every NED product is subjected to vigorous test ing during the production process using superior quality components.

Solar PV Installations Participants shall have unique opportunity to visit Solar PV Installations in Hyderabad, wherein they could experience in person regarding the type of the Solar Panels, Interconnections, behavior of the Charge Controllers and Inverters and grid / load connections.
(Visits to the mentioned organization subject to final approval of the participants list from the organisations)


Technology Consulting, Scouting / Development, Evaluation & Transfer Consulting, Design, Engineering, Third-Party Evaluation & Expert Reports for Renewable Energy Technologies (Solar, Wind, Micro-Hydel, Geothermal, Biomass etc.) Precision & Ultra-Precision Machines & Machine Design Automotive Electricals & Electronics & Advanced Materials Life-Sciences Technologies Training & Advanced Education (In-Company & General) Short-term trainings on Solar PV including Design, Engineering, Installation, Maintenance & Monitoring of Solar PV Power Plants Weekend Course on Renewable Energy Automotive TechnologiesEngines & Engine Control Systems, Electricals & Auto-Electronics, OnBoard Diagnostics, Air-Conditioning, Lighting, Hybrid Vehicles etc. Machine Design Vocational Trainings Establishing Steinbeis Centres in Professional Colleges for Industry-Institute Interfacing Third Party Edifice Assessment & Certification for Vocational Technical Training Programs

COURSE OUTLINE* Review of Solar PV Technology & Business

Introduction: Review of types of Solar Power Systems and major system components:
Introduction to Off Grid / Stand Alone Systems; Different Components in the System (inverters, battery); Introduction to large scale Utility Plants ; Diesel generator Back Up

Components Used for Plant, Electrical and mechanical properties:

Design of the PV Modules used, Mechanical Structures Used, batteries & Charge Controllers (Only for Stand Alone Systems), String Combiner Box, Inverters (Grid Connected, Stand Alone), SCADA System, Power System monitoring, Protec-tion Equipments.

Review of the NEC Codes used for Design:

Different Codes Used, scope and Purpose of NEC, Safety Measures Adopted, testing and Approval procedures, Materials used (According to the code)

Financial Analysis*:
Different Financial Aspects of a Solar Power Plant, JNNSM Scheme, Possibilities of funding From MNRE, Payback Calculation, Maintenance Cost Analysis

System Design Concepts

Design of Stand Alone Systems:
System Sizing, Wire Sizing, NEC Code, Designs for fuse and Ground, Load Calculations, Design of Batteries, Inverter Sizing, Charge Controller Characterization, Examples, Case Study presentation on Preparing Project Proposals

Individual Exercises for Participants (Class-Work & Assignments)

Hands-On Engineering Workshop

Grid Connection & Stand Alone Systems:
Roles of Supplier and Project Implementer Preparation of quotations for Project Queries Approaching a Project Query and methods to reply for it Writing Project proposals How to approach A Incoming Proposal Writing Proposals to government Tenders and Quotations for Government

Galileo Master Certificate Exam (optional)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate has earned strong reputation and it has been awarded to high-profile companies such as Coca Cola, the Royal Air Force, Ferrero, Fiat, Honeywell. This Certificate is recognised by many clients and potential employers as important evidence of the personal qualifications of the workforce. The exam papers are written by the faculty who are involved in delivering the courses, and relate to the content of the material covered during the courses, which are based on the European-funded Project EMTEU Energy Management Technician in Europe. The tests designed to achieve the Galileo Master Certificate are rigorously and continuously assessed by the EMTEU committee at the EEC, to ensure that they meet a consistent standard of knowledge expected within the industry
* - The Course outline is subject to change depending on course requirement and also availability of faculty

Mr. N R Rao
Mr. N R Rao has been associated with solar photovoltaic industry for more than 30 years. He has successfully headed a Solar P V Modules and BOS component Manufacturing and Systems Integration Company in the Middle East for 20 years. Under his leadership, the company has designed, installed and commissioned several challenging projects for Telecom, Oil & Gas Industry, Defense and other Government organizations in different countries. In Saudi Arabia, he worked as an Electrical Engineer for Saudi Arabian National Centre for Science and Technology. During this period he was actively involved in the 100 million dollar Solar Energy Research Program (1980 86) between United States and Saudi Arabia. Under this program, the Worlds first 350 KW Concentrated Photovoltaic Power Plant with 3.4 Megawatts of D G capacity having standalone / hybrid / grid interactive modes of operation feeding power to three remote villages near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia was installed. The plant with the advanced technology is fully computer controlled with data acquisition system recording real time data for research. He was actively involved in installation, operation and maintenance of the plant. He worked closely with several International Organizations and co-authored and presented technical papers in International Seminars. He was actively involved in the establishment of Solar Energy Laboratory and trained young Engineers / Technicians. In India as an independent consultant, he has designed, installed and commissioned the countrys first grid connected rooftop P V Power Plant (5 KW Peak) for Engineering Staff College of India. He has also installed several P V Systems for BHEL and CEL. As a consultant to Engineering Staff Collage of India, he has conducted training programs in Solar P V Technology for Managers and Engineers. He is presently engaged as Technical Advisor / Project Consultant to companies in PV industry. He is an Electrical Engineering graduate from JNTU Hyderabad and formerly worked with South Central Railway and A P State Electricity Board.

Mr. Nivas Vallavan

Mr. Nivas Vallavan is a research scholar at Institute for Energy Studies, Chennai. He is also a consultant for a few companies in Chennai and Bangalore where he is working on designing Solar Plants of various capacities. He has designed plants from kW to 1 MW. He has also conducted various training programs on EPC, Research on Solar, Solar Simulation Softwares etc.

Mr. Sriphani Vissamraju

Mr. Raju is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of YesSV LLC US and YesSV Energy & Infrastructure at Hyderabad. He has more than 20 years in diverse roles in the high-tech engineering & solar areas and has worked in USA, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines and India. After completing his MS in Physics & Electrical Engineering from US, he is a certified energy practicianer with NABCEP certification. His passion lies in Solar Photovoltaics and systems: Design, System Integration, Installation, Commissioning, Consultancy & Training .

Dr. Srinivasan Vathsal

Mr. Vathsal is currently Prinicipal at Bhaskar Engineering College. He has served various organizations like ISRO, DRDO, PSGCT, OU, NASA, DFVLR, VIT and JB Group. He has keen interest in Solar PV technology and has worked extensively in this technology area for last many years.

* - Faculty subject to change without any notice.

REGISTRATION FORM Solar PV EngineerCertificate Program

20-25 May13 & 17-22 June13, Hyderabad
(For Engineering Professionals / Students with basic knowledge of Electricity)

I __________________________________________ (name) wish to register for the Training Program on ____________________________________ (20-25 May / 17-22 June). Please find attached my brief profile and a write-up on my expectations from the Training Program. Please find attached the participation fees by a Demand Draft / by Online Transfer _____________________________________________________________________________ towards course fees to Steinbeis Centre for Technology Transfer India payable at Hyderabad.
PARTICIPATION FEE Includes - Training Fees & Course material only

Amount (Inclusive of Service Tax @12.36%) (Please tick the relevant boxes) Students / Fresh Engineers (Please attach a copy of your id card, and produce the original on first day of program) Fees for Faculty (please produce letter from your Institution in original) Fees for Consultants / Working Professionals


(Rs.) 6,000/-

Fees including Galileo Certificate Exam Fees (optional) 11,000/1.


2. 7,500/12,500/3. 10,000/15,000/-

Participants cant leave the venue before 1700 Hrs on the last day of training. Passing the exam on the last day shall only entitle participants for the Steinbeis Certificate. Galileo Certificates shall be given to the passed participants within two months from the exam date. Failed candidates may reappear once only in the next exam against repayment of Rs. 1000/- re-examination fees.

Name & Occupation / Designation: ______________________________________________ Institution / Organisation: ______________________________________________________ Phone / Fax / Email / Website: __________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________
(Fees are inclusive of Service Tax. Fees once paid are non-refundable. All decisions af the organizers are final and binding)

Signature of the Participant

Please Reply to: Ms. Sreedevi, Sr. ExecutiveTechnology & Innovation Steinbeis Centre for Technology Transfer India 8-2-603/B/S/1/1 Plot No.1 (2nd Floor), Road No.10 , Banjara Hills , Hyderabad 500 034 India Hyderabad500 028,, T : +91-40-32212456, 23350285, M: +919346012052, , A Network Centre of Steinbeis GmbH & Co. KG fur Technologietransfer, A Steinbeis Foundation Company


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Technology, Transfer, Training Steinbeis builds bridges between the world of science, academia, and business. Always focused on the actual benefits of transfer, our success lies in the value-added for our client. Steinbeis Centre for Technology Transfer, India (SCTI) is a Technology Transfer Network Centre of Steinbeis Foundation, Germany, with its office at Hyderabad, India. It is a part of Global network connecting more than 900 Centres not just in Europe, but also in other countries like China, Russia and Singapore. Each Centre specializes in its own stream of technology and has excellent resources in terms of laboratories and expert faculty. Hence the industry interested to outsource its technology development work with an institution does it at a fraction of cost involved that if it were to borne the entire cost of its own. This is further backed by enormous knowledge resources, which can be assessed by each Centre by networking with its peer institutions within the Steinbeis network globally. The STCI provides its expertise in terms of contract and project management so as to provide the services in the most professional manner. The services of STCI are available not just by the traditional way of technology development and transfer, STCI Centres shall also provide services in the field of outsourcing, consulting and executive and vocational (technical) training. The turnover of Steinbeis in 2012 was 134 Million Euros (approx. Rs. 900 Crores). Steinbeis Centre for Technology Transfer, India (SCTI) is managed by Technopreneurs with wide experience in handling technology transfer, commercialisation, certifications, training, research reports, international business, organising seminars and networking between industry and academia. SCTI is involved in Solar PV Training & Further Education, Solar Projects Engineering & Evaluation Consulting & Technology Transfer for Solar Inverters.