A two-day workshop on ‘renewable and sustainable energy’ was inaugurated at ATME College of Engineering, Mysuru. The function was inaugurated by Dr H Naganna Gowda, director, National Training Centre for Solar Technology, Bengaluru.
Earlier, a 100Kv capacity solar power plant was inaugurated by Somashekar, executive engineer, CHESCOM, which has been installed on the college terrace.
Dr H Gowda spoke about the importance of renewable energy for future and sustainable development. He said that the world is facing much of chaos not by violence of bad people but by the silence of good people. He asked the students to consider solar energy to face the increasing power crisis without damaging the environment.
Speaking on the occasion, L Arunkumar, chairman, ATME College of Engineering, Mysuru, said that the national solar mission has a target of 160gw of power generation through solar energy by 2022. He asked the students to make use of this opportunity and become entrepreneurs or take it up as their profession and contribute to nation by reducing carbon emissions.