A 2-day online workshop was held by the project team on Renewable Energy and RE integration in buildings for students of Manipal Academy for Higher Education (MAHE). The speakers from the team shared the knowledge gathered throughout the project. The workshop began with the introduction of renewable energy and its importance in our present scenarios. The team also shared the information gathered in the tipsheet regarding the identified technologies in India. Through this workshop, the BEEP-RE team fulfilled their objectives to share information and knowledge with the stakeholders.
The designed module shared information and knowledge regarding RE and the need of RE in our sustainable buildings. The presentation was divided into two parts: the first part highlighted the three important sources of renewable energy in order to generate electricity which are solar, wind and biomass. The team further briefly informed the participants regarding the sources of renewable energy. Along with this, the team shared some real life examples to display the implementation of the systems.
In the second part of the presentation, wind energy technologies were discussed along with biomass resources. Not only this, the team also discussed the financial viability of these technologies to check whether they are cost effective for building owners or occupants.
Highlights of the workshop were: