R & D/Monitoring of
Projects, Remote Sensing and GIS Based Applications.
Technical support to over 25 different state and central
government organizations for shp development has been
provided. IPPs and financial institutions are utilizing its
expertise support for their SHP development.
worked for several projects related the conservation and
management of water bodies.
developed two new designs of water mills for grains grinding
(A) Patent No. 230527 "A Horizontal Open-Cross Flow Turbine" B)
Patent No. 231697 "A Water Mill USed For Grinding Grains") and for mechanical/electricity generation purpose for the
hilly region of the country.
AHEC has been imparting training
to the field engineers and technologists through short-term
training courses to create trained human resource including
of neighboring and developing countries in the field of
renewable energy. AHEC offers a four semester Master of
Technology (M.Tech.) course in
"Alternate Hydro Energy Systems". AHEC also offers three
elective subjects on Renewable Energy to bachelor of
engineering students of the Institute. Ph.D. Programme is
also offered by AHEC in the field of "Alternate Hydro
Energy". A M.Tech. programme in
"Environment Management of Rivers and Lakes" fully sponsored by Ministry of
Environment and Forests, GOI is being offered since 2004 to
the officers state / local / central government
signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Government of
Uttaranchal, Bihar and Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir to
work as expert agency for the development of small
hydropower in Uttarakhand. It has set up Instrumentation
laboratory to provide independent performance testing of
A real time
digital SHP simulator has been established for training and
design with the support from MNRE, Govt of India and UNDP
been entrusted the task of conducting performance field
testing and certification of small hydropower stations using
latest performance testing equipments by the Ministry of New
and Renewable Sources, Govt of India.
Information booklet for conducting the performance testing
and certification for small hydropower stations is
digital simulator for small hydropower plants for training has been estabilshed at AHEC
Real Time Digital Simulator for Small Hydropower Plants
2. Training Modules
4. Film on Simulator
Alternate Hydro Energy Center (AHEC),
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee is in the
establishing an international-level hydro turbine laboratory
with the intention to setup design and validation facility
in addition to conducting research in hydro turbines and
other hydro mechanical equipments conforming to national and
international standards. AHEC is already into on-site
performance testing of small hydropower stations as per IEC
60041 and IEC 6116 and other international/ national
standards. Your suggestions on desirability and nature of
such facility and its possible utilization by you are
For details with suggested format
for response please visit site
or the same can be obtained by post or e-mail from the office of
the Head, Alternate Hydro Energy Centre, Indian Institute of
Technology, Roorkee-247 667, Uttarakhand (India), (Phone
01332-274254, 285213, Fax: 01332-273517, 273560, E-mail:
Preparing the standards, guidelines for Small Hydropower (SHP) through consultative process.
We invite the experts/field engineers, field managers to express their willingness to
contribute in preparing such standards/guidelines/manuals.
Model Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for rural
electrification based on Small Hydro, Solar Photovoltaic and
Biomass Gasifier Technology under different geographical and
population condition are available.
tender specifications for remote village electrification
based on Micro Hydro Power, Biomass Gasifier and Solar
Photovoltaic are available.