As part of National Technology Day 2018 Celebrations, the Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA), organized a seminar on “Technological Advances in Sustainable Transportation – Electrical Mobility and Use of Renewable Energy.
The seminar was held in partnership with the Agency for Non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT), Government of Kerala, on 14th May 2018 at the Conference Hall of ANERT, Thiruvananthapuram. This programme was sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE).
Experts who presented papers at the seminar opined that the future transportation will be electric vehicles. The switch from petroleum based transportation to electrical must be linked in such a way that the energy used for electrical vehicular transport must be from renewable energy. Otherwise, the net result will be reduced pollution in cities while increased demand for conventional energy will result in more emissions from power plants.
Padma Mahanti, Director, Dept. of Environment & Climate Change (DoECC), Govt. of Kerala inaugurated the National Technology Day 2018 Celebrations. The presidential address was delivered by Dr.R.Harikumar, Director, ANERT.
Binuja Thomas, Senior Scientist, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE), Dr.C.K.Peethambaran, Director, CISSA, Dr.K.Murugan, Director, CISSA spoke on the occasion.
Technical sessions were handled by A.M.Narayanan, Head, Energy Efficiency, Energy Management Centre, Kerala (Electric vehicles and Government policy), B.V Sureshbabu, Accredited Energy Auditor-BEE, Ottotractions (Environment, climate and economic impacts of electric transportation system) Sabu V.R, Associate Professor, Automobile Engineering, SCT College of Engineering (Evolution of Electric Mobility) and Sriram R Rajeev, Mahendra Electricals (Electric vehicles for mass transportation and personal use).
more recommended stories
CISSA Energy Conservation Awareness Programme-Urja Kiran on April 24
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city based Centre for.
PMI India Project Management Regional Conference 2019
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: PMI Trivandrum, Kerala Chapter will.
UST Global Thiruvananthapuram Center Organizes Family Day
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: UST Global organised its Family.
DTPC Plans Nature Camp for Kids; Programme to Have Classes, Outings
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The District Tourism promotion Council.
CISSA Urja Kiran 2018-19 Energy Conservation Awareness Programme
THIRUVANANTHAPRAM: The new Parassala Block Panchayat.
Infosys Thiruvananthapuram DC Celebrates International Women’s Day
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Infosys Thiruvananthapuram Development Center (DC).
Industry-Innovator Meet & 3rd Technology Conclave 2019 on March 24
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Sree ChitraTirunal Institute for Medical.
Tourism Spots in District Ready for Summer Vacation
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the summer vacation is.
Mobile app to Hail Auto Launched in Kerala Capital
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A free mobile app to.
Laying of Foundation Stone for New Coaching Terminal at Nemam
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of.