The Department of Physics under the Initiatives for CONservation of Nature and Energy Conducted by Teresians-I CONNECT organised a field visit to Energy Management Centre EMC, Govt. of Kerala , Thiruvanathapuram for the core student committee members accompanied by I CONNECT coordinators Ms. Minu Pius and Ms. Frincy Francis on 17th Jan 2018.
The Energy Management Centre ,Kerala is an autonomous body under the Department of Power,Government of Kerala, devoted to the improvement of energy efficiency in the State, promotion of energy conservation, Small Hydro Power and encouraging development of technologies related to energy through research, training, demonstration programmes and awareness creation.
EMC is the designated Government Agency to enforce the “ Energy Conservation Act 2001 ” in Kerala State. The project engineers of EMC took two sessions on steps for Energy conservation followed by a technical session envisaging the possible energy saving strategies and equipments compared to the commonly used electrical equipments. The students also visited the roof top on grid Solar Plant in EMC. It was a really good experience of Green architecture in EMC