Client : Indian Institute of Spices Research (Unit-ICAR), Calicut. They are an autonomous organization engaged in agricultural research related to spices in India.
Brief of the project :40 square meter of solar hot air generator is installed with drying cabinet with electrical hybrid. The Hot air from the system is used for drying Various spices in the cabinet
Payback : 3.5 years
Savings : The system saves around INR 800/day against electricity and fossil fuels.
Customer Feed back / Remarks : The drying rate is programmable for various spices. The system is automated with 3 Blowers and solar heaters with electrical hybrid to achieve the desired drying rate.