Laboratory Pages
Laboratory Pages
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Real Time Digital Simulator Lab
A Real Time Digital Simulator Lab for SHP plants has been established at HRED to design, simulate and impart training for small hydropower plant personnel. Standards for Small Hydropower plants are being developed.
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Hydraulic Turbine R and D Lab
A fully automatic SCADA based Hydraulic Turbine R&D Laboratory sponsored by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India has been commissioned in 2017 at HRED, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand.
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Water Flow Meter Calibration Facility
The HT R&D laboratory having Hydro Turbine/Pump Model Testing test bed and Water Flow calibration Facility, established in 2018, has been providing technical consultancy, research, training, testing and calibration in flow measurement for our clients across the globe.
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Thermodynamic Method for Measuring Turbine/Pump Efficiency
The Instrumentation laboratory HRED, IIT Roorkee has recently developed capability to carry out Field efficiency by Thermodynamic testing method as per IEC 60041:1991: in addition to its vast experience of carrying out efficiency testing of over 250 hydropower plants of various capacity.
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Sediment Monitoring and Abrasion Testing Laboratory
The information about the sediment properties is required for mitigation or proper handling of hydro-abrasive erosion issues due to growing focus of hydropower in Himalayan region. Hydro-abrasive erosion depends on sediment concentration, size, shape and mineral composition.
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Solar Energy Laboratory
A new Solar Energy Laboratory has been set up at Department of Hydro and Renewable Energy (HRED) with state-of -the-Art. Equipment and instruments facilities to carry out R&D and to evaluate the performance of Solar Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal System in the field.
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Hydro Mechanical Lab
Hydro Mechanical Lab
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Biofuel Research Lab
HRED started R&D work on biodiesel production using non-edible oils in the year 2005.
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Environmental Lab
Large number of streams and rivers were taken for determining / assessing the water quality profile / water quality trends in order to know the extent of pollution compared to historical period and to identify and quantity the major stressors responsible for such a state.
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GIS Lab
GIS Lab
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Electrical Machine Lab
Electrical Machine Lab
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Field Performance Evaluation of Hydro Power Stations
Performance evaluation/ efficiency test of over 240 hydropower plants of various capacities in different terrain and states have been carried out.
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