IREDA, IIT Bhubaneswar forge partnership to innovate in renewable energy sector
In a significant move towards enhancing innovation and research within the renewable energy sector, the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar. This groundbreaking agreement was formalized today at the 100 Cube Start-up Conclave hosted by IIT Bhubaneswar, marking a pivotal moment for collaborative efforts in the field of renewable energy. The MoU aims to foster innovation, facilitate technology transfer, and support the burgeoning start-up ecosystem in this vital sector.
The collaboration was officiated by Pradip Kumar Das, Chairman & Managing Director of IREDA, and Dr. Debi Prasad Dogra, Independent Director of IIT Bhubaneswar, in the distinguished presence of Dharmendra Pradhan, the Honorable Union Minister for Education, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, along with Prof. Shreepad Karmalkar, Director of IIT Bhubaneswar. Pradip Kumar Das expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, emphasizing its importance in driving impactful research initiatives and accelerating the growth of the renewable energy domain through the leveraging of both organizations’ expertise and resources.
This strategic alliance is set to facilitate joint research projects, promote technology transfers, and provide comprehensive support for start-ups in the renewable energy field.
Additionally, it will include capacity-building initiatives like training programs, seminars, and workshops aimed at enhancing the skills of IREDA officials and further propelling the sector towards sustainable development.
This strategic partnership between IREDA and IIT Bhubaneswar represents a significant milestone in the journey towards fostering innovation and sustainable development within the renewable energy sector. By combining their expertise and resources, these institutions aim to drive impactful research initiatives that will not only propel the growth of the renewable energy sector but also support the start-up ecosystem, ensuring a greener, more sustainable future.