A rooftop solar DC power system developed by IIT M gets award


A solar direct current power unit developed by IIT Madras, that can power a small home at lesser cost than a conventional solar power has received the IEEE's (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 'Spectrum Technology In The Service Of Society' award.

The unit comprising of 0.9sqm solar panel (roughly the size of a floor tile) of 125watt capacity, a device that will connect AC grid to DC power line and a battery with 1kwh capacity, will power a few fans, lights, a television, mobile charging, mixer grinder and computer that runs on DC current.................Read more

 

Source: The Times of India


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