VARANASI: The second day of Solaris 2012, the international conference on ‘Energy Security, Global Warming and Sustainable Climate’, organised by the Centre for Energu Studies-Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) jointly with Bag Energy Research Society (BERS) at Swatantrata Bhawan, BHU began with technical sessions on ‘Indo-Italian Cooperation’.
Prof Lidia Szpykowicz from Embassy of Italy, New Delhi delivered an informative presentation on Indo-Italian Cooperation to meet the energy needs. Elaborating the scenario in European countries, Prof V K Sharma from Italy discussed solar thermal technologies to meet the broad range of heat demand for domestic water heating, space heating and electricity generation.
Apart from that solar batteries, environmental impacts of the solar energy systems, analysis of hybrid photovoltaic thermal bio gas plants, solar refrigeration were discussed at length by eminent scientists, scholars, and environmentalists in the next technical sessions on the second day of three-day conference.
Detailed information was also discussed regarding the scope and status of solar power plants in India. The three-day conference is being held to discuss the challenges of energy security and scope of solar energy to meet the energy needs at present and in the coming future.
Seminar: A three-day national seminar cum workshop on ‘Samagra Jeevan Drishti avum Manav Moolaya’ organised by Malviya Moolaya Anusheelan Kendra, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was inaugurated at Dr S Radhakrishnan auditorium on Wednesday.