IEEE Power & Energy Society

Kerala Chapter


Welcome to IEEE PES Kerala Chapter

The activities that took place from January to August 2017 are listed below

  • Energy Congress at MBC Kuttikkanam from 6-7 January 2017.
  • Two-Day Workshop Design of Electrical Systems – Faculty Development Program 9 – 10 January 2017 – Marian Engineering College, Trivandrum
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter at College of Engineering, Adoor on 13th January 2017.
  • PES Execom Meeting on 26th January 2017 at IEEE Kerala Section Office, Trivandrum.
  • Tech Talk on Energy Audit at College of Engineering, Munnar by Er. G. Krishnakumar, Director, Global Energy Management Solutions, Kochi, on 1st February 2017.
  • A One Day Workshop on ‘Design of Electrical Infrastructure of Building Complexes’ on 5th February 2017 by A G Hareendralal at Loyal Electrical Contracting Company, Sharjah on 5th February 2017.
  • A One Day Workshop at Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority on ‘Design of Electrical Systems’ by A G Hareendralal on 6th February 2017.
  • Expert Talk on “Disruptive Innovations” by A G Hareendralal on Water & Energy Congress Week at Sharjah on 7th February 2017.
  • Meeting with IEEE UAE Section Execom on 7th February 2017.
  • Tech Talk on “Amber to Smart Grid” at Govt. Engineering College Thrissur by A G Hareendralal on 12nd February 2017.
  • International Conference on Electrical Safety from 17-18 February organized by Department of Electrical Inspectorate and technically co-sponsored by PES Kerala Chapter.
  • A Workshop on Energy Conservation for Engineering Students during ‘Kaizen’-National Level Technical Symposium at College of Engineering, Munnar from 23-26 February.
  • Finals of ‘My Energy Efficient Dream Home’ Contest jointly organized by EMC and PES on 4th March.
  • Finals of Seminar Contest Series jointly organized by KSEBEA and PES on 14th March.
  • All Kerala PES Students Congress on 18th March at EMC office Trivandrum.
  • Finals of Energy Audit Competition jointly organized by PES and EMC on 25th March.
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter of College of Engineering Thrikkaripur and MBC College of Engineering Kuttikkanam in March
  • Second PES Execom Meeting on 8th April
  • A Workshop on Solar PV System Design and Installation on 29th April.
  • Capacity Building Programme on Energy Conservation Building Code on 24 June 2017
  • A Workshop on Electrical System Design on 29th July at Marian College of Engineering
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter at Vimal Jyothi Engineering College, Kannur on 1st August 2017.
  • Inaugural function of PES Student Branch Chapter of Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam, Kerala on 17th August 2017
  • A Workshop on ‘Effective Writing of Technical Papers’ for Engineering College Faculty and Students on 19th August 2017 at College of Engineering, Trivandrum.

Activities scheduled from  September 2017 onward are indicated below.

  • All India PES Students Congress on 15,16 and 17 September 2017 at Govt Engineering College, Thrissur
  • One Day Workshop on 23rd September at Chengannur Engineering College for students on doing  BTech Projects successfully
  • Quiz Competition for First Year Engineering Students on 3rd October.
  • Inauguration of PES Student Branch Chapter at MES College of Engg, Kuttippuram on 4th October 2017.
  • Energy Efficient Dream House Contest for Engineering Students  Hub level 7th October/State level 18 Nov
  • Paper Presentation Contest for BTech Students Hub level 21 October/State level 18 Nov
  • One Day Workshop on  “Design of Electrical System of High Rise Residential Buildings” On Saturday, the 28th October 2017 at Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum
  • Annual General Meeting in November.
  • International Conference ’TAP-Energy 2017’ at Amrita Viswavidyapeedam, Kollam in December, technically co-sponsored by PES Kerala chapter.

Upcoming Events


The development in the real estate sector warrants large demands for electrical engineers with experience in the design of electrical system of high rise residential buildings. It is in this background IEEE PES Kerala Chapter is organizing yet another workshop in the Design of Electrical System of High Rise Residential Buildings on Saturday 28 Oct 2017 at Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Trivandrum. This workshop is tuned to provide expertise and confidence to the participants on the topic, thus increasing their employability.
In order to make the workshop more effective, the intake is limited to 30. So please grab the opportunity by registering for the Workshop by clicking the following link:

For Urgent action by: S B Counselors/ Chairs

IEEE PES Kerala Chapter is organizing its eighth quiz contest for first year engineering students as part of IEEE day celebrations on Oct 3rd preferably during lunch interval in all the engineering colleges in Kerala.

Quiz contest carries 40 questions (GK-20, Current affairs-10 & Science & Engg-10) . Time 20 m Winners & runners up qualify for the finals at hub & state levels to be conducted on Nov 4th at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam.        All participants become eligible for 10 activity point for the college level contest.      Certificates given for winners and runners-up at College level, Hub level & State level and participation certificate at Hub & State level.

For winners at hub level – Prize money (First-Rs.5000, Second-Rs.3000 & Third-Rs.2000) and certificates.

For winners at state level – Prize money (First-Rs.15000, Second-Rs.10000 & Third-Rs.5000) and certificates.

All hub level participants will be paid to-and-fro travel support subjected to maximum II Class sleeper fare / bus fare on production of onward tickets (original / printouts in case of on-line booking).

The College level questions will be forwarded on Oct 2nd and answer key on Oct 3rd

Pl conduct the quiz contest and forward the list of winners and runners up. Please inform the Principal & get sanction to conduct the contest on Oct 3rd.

Pl contact the under-mentioned at the earliest indicating your willingness to conduct the quiz on Oct 3rd .

Prof Muhammed Kasim S,  Chair, Contests,  PES Kerala Chapter, Mob # 9895141715, email:

List of Colleges consented for conducting PES QUIZ 2017 (as on 30 Sep ’17)

1.      Adi Shankara Institute of Engg & Tech, Kalady

23.  Marian Engg College, KZKM
2.      Amal Jyothi College of Engg, Kanjirapally 24.  Mar Baselios College of Engg & Tech, Tvm
3.      Bishop Jerome Institute, Kollam 25.  Mohandas College of Engg & Tech, Anad
4.      College of Engg, Attingal 26.  MEA Engg College, Perinthalmanna
5.      College of Engg, Kalloopara 27.  Model Engg College, EKLM
6.      College of Engg, KNPY 28.  Mount Zion College of Engg, Kadammanitta
7.      College of Engg, Munnar 29.  Musaliar College of Engg & Tech, Pathanamthitta
8.      College of Engg, Pathanapuram 30.  Musaliar College of Engg, Chirayinkeezhu
9.      College of Engg, Poonjar 31.  NIT, Calicut
10.  College of Engg, Tvm 32.  NSS College of Engg, Palakkad
11.  College of Engg, Vadakara 33.  Rajagiri School of Engg & Tech, Kochi
12.  GEC Sreekrishnapuram, PLGT 34.  Saintgits College of Engg, Kottayam
13.  GEC, Barton Hill, Tvm 35.  SCMS School of Engg & Tech, Karukutty
14.  Govt Engg College, Idukki 36.  SCT, Pappanamcode
15.  Govt Engg College, WYND 37.  SJCET, Palai
16.  Govt. College of Engg, Kannur 38.  Sree Budha C E, Pattoor
17.  Jyothi Engg College, Thrisur 39.  TKMCE, Kollam
18.  KMCT CEW, Mukkom 40.  TKMIT, Karuvelil
19.  KMEA Engg College, Edathala 41.  Toc H Inst of Science & Tech
20.  LBS CE Kasargod 42.  Trinity College of Engg, Tvm
21.  MACE, Kothamangalam 43.  Vimal Jyothi College of Engg, Kannur
22.  Mangalam College of Engg, Ettumanoor 44.  Yoonus College of Engg & Tech, Kollam






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Three Day All India PES Student Congress 2017, Poster Contest and Exhibition 
Day 1 – 15 September 2017 (Friday )
02.00-3.00 PMRegistration
03.00-03.30 PMInaugural Session
Welcome: Chair, PES SBC GECT
Presidential Address: Chair, PES Kerala chapter
Inaugural Address: Padma Shri M. Chandradathan
Felicitations: 1) Dr Suresh Nair, IEEE Section Chair
2) Prof Bijuna, IEEE Section Secretary
Vote of Thanks: Advisor, PES SBC GECT
03.30-04.00 PMKeynote address - Padma Shri M. Chandradathan
04.00-4.30 PMTea break
04.30-06.30 PMSession I
4.30- 5.30 PMEnergy Efficiency to Attain INDC - Dharesan Unnithan, Director, Energy Management Centre, Trivandrum
5.30- 6.30 PMEnergy Sustainability, Energy Security & National Energy Policy – C. Jayaraman, General Secretary, SEEM
6.30-7.00 PMIce breaking
7.00 -7.30 PMDinner
Day 2– 16 September 2017 (Saturday )
7.30-8.30 AMBreakfast
8.30-9.00 AMNetworking
9.00-1.00 PMSession II
9.00-9.30 AMMentoring to Advance Your Career – A Suhair, Vice Chair, PES Kerala
9.30-10.30 AMDream to Destination – Deepika P R, Product Manager, CISCO
13.00- 11.00 AMBenefits PES provides to IEEE India Student Members- John Benedict, MDC PES
11.00-11.15 AMTea break
11.15-12.15Power Engineering Professional Accomplishment through IEEE PES- Dr. Nagaraja Ramappa, R10 PES student branch chapter coordinator
12.15 - 01.00 PMEffective Utilisation of IEEE Products & Services - Ranjith R Nair
01.00 PM -01.30 PMLunch break
1.30- 3.30 PMSession III
1.30 – 2.00 PMPoster Exhibition
2.00 – 2.45 PMRenewable energy projects – Dr. R Harikumar – Director, ANERT
2.45 – 3.30 PMWind farm development - Ajith Gopi, ANERT
3.30-4.00 PMTea Break
04.00-07.00 PMSession IV
04.00-07.00 PMFIELD TRIP
07.00 – 07.30 PMCultural Evening
07.30 – 8.00 PMCandle Light Dinner
Day 3– 17 September 2017 (Sunday )
7.30-8.30 AMBreakfast
8.30-9.00 AMNetworking
09.00 AM-01.00 PMSession V
9.00-9.30 AMVolunteering – R Sreenivasan, Former Chair, IEEE Kerala Section
09.30-10.30 AMStudent Entrepreneurship, K C Chandrasekharan Nair, Former MD, Start Up Mission
10.30- 10.45 AMTea Break
10.45- 11.30Design of Grid Connected Solar PV System with Energy Storage - A Case Study of CIAL - Rajan Babu, Chief Electrical Inspector (Retd)
11.30-12.00PES Student Branches – Sharing Success Stories
12.00 AM -12.30 PMPanel Discussion
12.30 – 01.00 PMFeedback and Valedictory
1.00 – 2.00PMLunch

The Chapter is planning to hold an All India Student Congress in September 2017 at Government Engineering College, Thrissur

The purpose is to draw more student participation in IEEE PES activities and empower their professional skills and enlighten them on the opportunities offered by IEEE and PES in leadership, networking and communication.

More details will be posted here soon