The University of Mauritius launched its first innovative solar energy lab with Huawei yesterday. Yatindra Ramgolam, Associate professor in Electrical & Electronic Engineering at UOM, expressed the institution’s commitment to sustainable development, thus achieving the government’s goal by 2030. This event which concerns the electrical engineering and engineering department electricity took place in the presence of the Minister of Higher Education, Lerla Devi Dookun Luchoomun, and the Minister of Energy and Utilities, Joe Lesjongard.
This lab includes photovoltaic solar panel technologies, state-of-the-art power electronics and communication devices, and monitoring devices, among others. This will help in the collection and analysis of data in order to convert them into electrical energy, pointed out Professor Yatindra Ramgolam.