Larsen & Toubro partners With IIT Indore For Advancing Renewable Energy Integration And Control Technology Reach

L&T’s Smart Grid Solution Centre of Excellence will be established at IIT Indore

Digital Energy Solutions arm of L&T Construction’s Power Transmission & Distribution business has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Indore to explore and work on activities through the framework set-up across various avenues of engagement. This initiative will drive industry-academia collaboration to advance research and development in renewable energy integration and control technologies.

Through this engagement, L&T’s Smart Grid Solution Centre of Excellence will be established to collaborate with the students’ Learning & Experience Program at IIT Indore.

The MoU was signed by Prof. I.A. Palani, Dean R&D, IIT Indore and Dr. Jayant Kumar, Head – Digital Energy Solutions, L&T PT&D in the presence of Mr. T. Madhava Das, Whole-Time Director and Sr Executive Vice President (Utilities) of Larsen & Toubro Limited and Prof. Suhas Joshi, Director, IIT Indore. Additionally, this event was attended by Mr. Sunil Kumar Singh, Regional Head of Operations (India & Asia Pacific – DES), Mr. Devendra Vishwakarma, Chief Technology Officer, L&T PT&D Digital Energy Solutions, and IIT Indore faculty members.

Prof. Joshi said “IIT Indore will help in providing key research capabilities, research aspirations through R&D projects, dissertation projects, student projects, incubation projects and so on. We are happy that L&T PT&D has agreed to extend their state-of-the-art Digital Energy Solutions Lab in Chennai and Dallas, USA to IITI students under this program to perform project work and joint research activities.”

Mr. T. Madhava Das said “L&T intends to engage with IIT Indore to promote innovation through entrepreneurial learning and incubation of technologies in the field of Digital Energy Solutions. We intend to undertake collaborative research and development projects in areas of common interest, such as Renewable Energy Management and Control Software, Cloud, Edge and Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies, AI/ML, Embedded Systems, VLSI Circuit and System Design & Power Electronics.”

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