Team Behind the Company
Dr. Narendra Yardi, PhD (IIT, Bombay)
The company is headed by Dr. Narendra Yardi, a well known technocrat in the field of Renewable Energy. He graduated from Walchand College of Engineering affiliated to Shivaji University in 1969. After which he worked in Larsen & Tubro Ltd. For two years. But he soon realized that without in-depth knowledge in the engineering field he would not be able to progress much. Hence he enrolled for M.Tech programme with I.I.T., Bombay. He then continued with his search for knowledge with the PhD program at the same institute. He successfully completed his Doctrate in Heat Transfer in 1977. This was the strong foundation for the vast knowledge in solar energy which he acquired over the years. He has been working in this field since 1977 and has developed many innovative solar products. He was the R&D Manager at Jyoti Ltd. ( Solar Division ) and was instrumental in the implementation of various pioneering solar energy projects during the initial period of solar energy development.
In 1985, he decided to part ways with Jyoti Ltd and setup his own company NRG Technologists, which has come a long way from the humble beginnings. He is a well known Expert and Consultant in Solar heating and Solar drying technology and is consulted from time to time by a variety of individuals and even major Institutions like Sardar Patel Renewable Energy Research Institute (SPRERI) for their ongoing solar drying projects.
Dr. Yardi, is often called to take on Guest lectures on various topics of Renewable Energy, because of his long standing experience and technical expertise on the matter. He has been invited to SVIT Engineering college, Vasad; School of Energy & Environmental Studies, Indore to take guest lectures to guide students interested in Renewable energy through his indepth knowledge, long standing experience and technical expertise. (Invitation for guest lecture)
Member of Quintennial Review Team (QRT), Indian Council of Agricultural Research ICAR : 2002-2007 He is a Life member of Solar Energy Society of India He is Secretary and founding member of Renewable Energy Forum, a no profit organisation of scientists and professionals to promote use of Renewable energy. He is an Executive member of Association of Renewable Energy Devices Manufacturers (ARDEM) of Western India He was a Member of Technical Committee on Solar Energy for International Conference of Renewable Energy in Mauritius in Aug 1999.