PSG PROSUN Centre of Excellence in Solar PV System

Feb 25, 2019 09:00 AM - Feb 24, 2020 05:00 PM

  • PSG College Of Technology

  • Avinashi Road Peelamedu

  • Coimbatore


About College
PSG College of Technology established in 1951, is one of the many educational institutions nurtured by PSG & Sons’ Charities Trust. The College is government – aided, autonomous, ISO 9001 certified and affiliated to Anna University. The institution has a strong alumni base, most of them occupying coveted positions in many educational, industrial and research organizations all over the world. PSG is one among the foremost of Institutes of national importance in higher technological education, engineering, basic and applied research. The college has established 48 Centres of Excellence in the campus in association with various leading industries.

About Department
Our department was started in 1951. Currently, 44 faculty members are working to Equip, Engineer, and Enable around 700 students of undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs.
It’s our pleasure and pride to provide highly skilled technological manpower to solve interesting problems at various renowned electrical and electronics industries. To keep our academic programs in-line with the industrial needs, with the help of all stakeholders, continuous and concerted efforts are being taken to revamp the curriculum.

About Centre
The Centre for Excellence in Solar PV Systems at PSG College of Technology was launched in 2014 with funding from Prosun Private Ltd., Coimbatore and PSG Tech. The broad objectives of the centre is to provide R&D and education support for India’s ambitious 100 GW solar mission. The centre is working on various aspects of PV. Excellent laboratory facilities have been set up which are accessible to all the researchers. This centre also conducts periodic short-term courses about the latest developments in the field of photovoltaics, for working engineers in industry as well as faculty and students from academic institutions.

The Centre is involved in both basic and applied research activities. These research activities include

  • Characterization of solar panels,
  • New materials for PV devices,
  • Energy storage and batteries for PV,
  • Development of power electronic interfaces for solar PV systems,
  • Module characterization and reliability.
  • The centre has a strong program of industry outreach. It has a successful Industry Institute Program, and undertakes projects and consultancy in its areas of expertise.
  • It also provides services for characterization and measurement where available.
  • This centre also explores the technology basis of solar energy policy, and brings out relevant reports in this area.


  • Provide solutions to the needs of Solar Industry - in the area of Power electronics, Smart Grid and IOT
  • Solar system reliability test
  • Assessment of PV Technologies
  • Study of Central & Distributed MPPT
  • Study of different types of Off-Grid and Grid-Tied Inverters
  • Solar PV Infrastructural support to develop Modules and systems
  • Special short-term training program for industry personnel
  • Train Master Trainers for imparting skills to Technicians


  • Photos Solar PV Cell Assembling Unit
  • Solar PV Module Reliability Testing  Unit
  • Different Technologies of Solar PV Modules 
  • Solar Power Optimizers 
  • Solar PV Simulator
  • Solar PV On line Monitoring System
  • Solar PV System Training & Research Test Rig
  • Solar PV System Design Software
  • 5 kW Monocrystalline Solar PV System & 5 kW 1Ø On-Grid ZIGOR SUNZET SP5 Inverter
  • 5 kW Thinfilm Solar PV System & 5 kW 1Ø On-Grid  ZIGOR SUNZET TL5 Inverter
  • 1 kW Flexible Solar Tent
  • Solar PV Charge Controller Test Rig
  • 1Ø Inverter Test Rig
  • 2.2 kW 1Ø On-Grid Solaredge SE2200 Inverter
  • 1.5 kW 1Ø On-Grid ZEVER SOLAR Everso Inverter
  • 2 kW 1Ø Off-Grid EMERSON Liebert Inverter
  • 300 W 1Ø  On-Grid KaiDeng Micro Inverter 
  • 1 kW 1Ø Off-Grid STUDER XP Compact Inverter
  • Solar PV Hybrid System & 2.3 kW 1Ø Hybrid (Solar PV – Wind) Outback Inverter
  • Wind Emulator System
  • All Measuring Meters for Solar PV System

For further information, contact

Jogesh - 82205 19555


PSG College Of Technology

Avinashi Road Peelamedu ,Coimbatore


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