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Title: Photovoltaics in India – Thrust on Research and Education
Source:Journal of Engineering Education Transformations, Special Issue: January 2015

Photovoltaics have registered an impressive growth and it is a defining moment for the PV Industry now as costs are coming down with economies of scale and the need for clean and green energy is gathering momentum. This paper reviews some of the recent trends in photovoltaic technology, the research initiatives in India and also how the academia in our country is gearing up to meet the objectives enunciated in the Jawaharlal Nehru Solar Mission document in terms of training, curriculum development and research in collaboration with the Industry. The ultimate aim is to ensure energy sufficiency, energy security and reliability.

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