IIT Roorkee signs MoU with Power Grid Corporation
13th Jul 2019

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Power Grid Corporation of India on Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Energy. The MoU targets to bring together academic and industry/corporate prowess, in building efficient, reliable and low cost energy systems.

The main objective of this MoU is to have long term association between the company and IIT Roorkee in the area of Energy Management. The MoU aims at advancing and implementing energy efficiency and sustainable energy projects at IIT Roorkee campus in the mutually agreed areas of space cooling / heating, lighting & fans, Water pumping, power distribution, waste to energy, etc. The MoU also aims at carrying out joint Research and Development related to Energy sector.

Power Grid Corporation of India is an Indian state-owned electric utilities company headquartered in Gurgaon, India. Power Grid transmits about 50% of the total power generated in India on its transmission network.