Pakistan is in the serious grip of energy crisis in all the segments of economy and other sectors. Self-sufficiency in energy is the assurance to excel any country’s economy so keeping in view the energy shortage problems, Punjab Government has taken an initiative in the form of Center for energy research and development (CERAD) as a research based project for a duration of 2 years with a budget of 292.000 M rupees to explore and utilize the renewable energy resources in Punjab.The objective behind setting up the Centre for energy research and development is to evolve efficient, innovative and cost effective solutions of Punjab province. The Centre is carrying out research on various types of renewable energies. The Centre is also a platform for technical evaluation of various energy systems compatible with our environment, besides validation of various technologies currently in vogue. The Centre is also contributing towards the training of postgraduate students and currently 30 students are enrolled in M.Sc Energy engineering program. 

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Gadget Development for water pump/agricultural tube well, Energy Efficiency Measurement and Improvement

Efficient Conversion of Waste into Useable Energy Alternate Energy Research & Innovation Lab (AERIL)

Pump Test Bench Demo Unit for Water Pumping Energy Efficiency & Conservation Lab (EECL)


Flood Water Treatment Through Electrolysis

Design and Development of an Automatic, Robotized and Portable Cleaning System for Solar Photovoltaic Plants

Pakistan’s First Mobile Solar Testing Lab

Researcher from CERAD Stood 1st in a competition in China

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Solar PV System Components Testing for NRSP Bahawalpur 2020 Solar System EL Testing for KPUP South…

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