Solar Bio diesel Hybrid Mini-grid:
Centre of Excellence for Farm Machinery (CoEFM) of CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CMERI), Durgapur, West Bengal, has developed an Off-grid Solar Biodiesel Hybrid Minigrid of 50kW capacity system. The system was inaugurated by Prof. (Dr) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, on 1 February 2021. Using renewable energy sources, the biodiesel Minigrid System is capable of providing 24X7 power to CoEFM Residential Colony. The system could be of great help for remote areas, villages, hilly areas, etc.