Solar Energy Research Institute

Institut Penyelidikan Tenaga Suria | Solar Energy Research Institute

Advanced Solar Thermal Technology

The researchers in the Solar Thermal Technology area consists of engineers, physicists and chemist collaborating in the field of  solar cooling, solar detoxification, solar heat pump, solar assisted drying, and combined photovoltaic thermal or hybrid collector. The research activity was funded locally and internationally sources from the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Science, Techonology and Innovation, Yayasan FELDA, UNIDO, ISESCO and Jabatan Warisan. There are over 200 research articles have been published in indexed journals and proceedings as well as presented at national and international conferences. This research also has 12 patents pending and  3 copyrights. A UKM-MTDC start-up company, PV&T Sdn Bhd has been setup for commercialization of its green technology products. All research output that has designed, fabricated and installed as well as there are 15 commercial prototypes of advanced solar thermal systems in the state of the art Green Energy Technology Innovation Park located in the Bangi Campus.