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SunEdison and Anna University ink MoU to develop solar technology in India

November 14, 2014

On November 13, St. Peters, Missouri headquartered SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the 200-year-old engineering institution Anna University. SunEdison and Anna University plan to further the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry in the state of Tamil Nadu through building a curriculum that develops technical expertise and new technologies in the solar energy space.
“SunEdison takes immense pride in joining forces with India’s premiere engineering institution, Anna University to develop talent and innovations in the field of solar photovoltaic technology,” said Pashupathy Gopalan, president of SunEdison’s Asia Pacific division, “this industry-institution partnership will foster collaborative research activities in solar photovoltaic technology and sustainable solar irrigation solutions.”

The vice-chancellor of Anna University, Chennai, Dr. M. Rajaram, explained that the memorandum outlines plans for Anna University and SunEdison to develop certification and training programs for the university’s Institute of Energy Studies. Additionally, Anna University and SunEdison will cooperate in the future to conduct research on sustainable, affordable and reliable energy systems and processes.

With offices in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia, SunEdison is a global leader in transforming how energy is generated, distributed and owned. To learn more visit www.sunedison.com.

Anna University is a leading technological university providing undergraduate and post-graduate education and doctoral programs in a variety of engineering disciplines.

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