28-NOV-2015: The Department of Electrical Engineering of the Aligarh Muslim University organized a one week training programmme on "Smart Grid Technologies".
Dr. Mohd. Rihan, Programme Coordinator of this training programme said that Smart Grid is the name given to the power grid of the future in which all the recent developments in the field of sensing, computation and control are utilized to make it more efficient, reliable, economical and environment friendly.
He said that the theme of the programme is in line with the vision of the AMU Vice Chancellor to make the University a green campus by efficient use of energy conservation as well as use of solar power generation.
Dr. Rihan said that there are about 65 participants in the programme comprising both faculty members and students. The training sessions have been arranged for both academicians and people from industry. It is expected that the programme will help in creating awareness about the technological developments and environmental concerns related to power grid.