About Institute for Energy Studies


Institute for Energy Studies was established as an autonomous research centre in the year 1999 by integrating 3 centres of excellence namely

• Centre for New & Renewable Sources of Energy

• Centre for Automobile Research & Training

• Centre for Appropriate Technology,

              Institute for Energy Studies aims to provide sustainable support for the integration of higher engineering education with its energy related research activities, To train man-power with strong basics in energy related areas including Renewable Energy, Energy Conservation, Sustainable Energy Systems etc., To provide consultancy to industries in the areas of Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation & Management, To offer various short term training programmes, seminars, workshops etc., and R & D of new technologies for efficient harnessing of Renewable Energy.


Hall Marks


• Host institution recognised by Ministry of New & Renew-able Energy Sources (MNRE), Government of India to carry forward the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM)

• Apex Institute for Ministry of New & Renewable Energy Sources (MNRE), Government of India on Biomass Resource Assessment Studies for Southern India

• Technical Backup Cell to Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), Government of Tamil Nadu on Sustainable Development of Energy Security in remote villages

• Approved Energy Auditor of: Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, Government of India, Petroleum Conservation and Research Association (PCRA), Ministry of Petroleum, Government of India, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB), Government of Tamil Nadu, Electrical Inspectorate , Government of Kerala