Students of Electrical Department have visited Solar power plant which is developed by state mineral and mining PSU Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC) at pandhro - Kutch. A solar power plant is based on the conversion of sunlight into electricity directly using photovoltaic (PV) solar panel. Total power plant capacity is 5 MW and plant is set up on the reclaimed land of mined out pits.
Students of Electrical Department have visited Pandhro lignite thermal power plant which is located near pandhro village in Lakhpat taluka in kutch. The plant is adjacent of lignite mines (operated by Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation) and receives lignite direct from the mines. There are four units presently in operation and Thermal power plant capacity is 290 MW.
An electrical substation is very important part of the electrical network. It is link between generation and load point. So in this visit students got much knowledge about electrical power transmission and distribution. Main purpose for this visit is to be familiar with industrial environment and to get practical knowledge of electrical power transmission and distribution and maintenance of various equipment.
Students of Electrical Department have visited Mundra port, india’s largest commercial port with 110 MMTPA capacity imports from all over the world. Thay also visited Adani wilmar refinery for edible oil filter and packaging & Thermal power plant of capacity 4620 MW to enhance their practical knowledge.
In Wind Farm, Wind power is extracted from air flow using wind turbines which convert the kinetic energy in the wind into mechanical power. This mechanical power can be used for a generator can convert this mechanical power into electricity to power homes, businesses, schools etc.