Mr. Balaji C, Research Scientist at SSN Research centre received his B.E (EEE) degree from SSN College of Engineering.After his B.E, he continued to pursue a career in Research and development. He has been associated with the Systems and applications group at SSN Research centre. The group has successfully designed and installed PV power plant in the SSN Campus. Also, the group works on combining energy efficient technologies with green power sources. As a demonstration of superiority of such systems, the group has designed and installed LED based street lighting technology powered by PV power plant. Current investigation is conducted towards design of an efficient tracking system for solar thermal applications.