Solan: The Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry (UHF), Nauni, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ludhiana based Soft-Tech Renewable Energies for a joint programme of Research, Development, Demonstration and Promotion of renewable energy technologies.
Under the agreement, the company will work with the university for submitting joint projects in the field of renewable energy to various funding agencies. Besides, working on the development of solar chulha for cooking, space and water heating, the two parties will also undertake research on thermally efficient solar drier with phase change material and solar thermal application for waste-water treatment.
Both partners will also jointly design renewable energy systems for potential technologies and applications. The company with the help of UHF scientists will jointly evaluate the system performance and publish the success stories in national and international journals. The possibilities for filing joint patents of innovative ideas during the execution of MoU will also be explored.