Guwahati: To curb rising energy costs and promote energy education, Royal Global University (RGU) in Assam’s Guwahati has installed a 330 KW Solar Panel.
Royal Global University had started a ‘daylight harvesting’ initiative and the Solar Campus is a result of this initiative. The daylight harvesting initiative is an attempt to reduce the university’s carbon footprint using smart lighting techniques and energy efficient lighting all over the campus.
The university has been promoting energy education and energy efficient administration by providing teachers and students with interactive learning experiences and training. A Faculty Development Programme was organized at the engineering department of the university on “Recent Trends in Energy Sector (with special emphasis on North-East)” from 18th-23rd June 2018.
RGU has adopted the “3-R” (Reduce, Recycle and Reuse) philosophy of Government of India and practices LED lighting in place of conventional lighting across all areas.
Royal Global university has been the winner of the ‘1st Platinum Rated Green Award’.