The Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) Innovation Platform for Renewable Energy will be conducted jointly by T-Hub and Kestone Integrated Marketing Services (KIMS).

The Innovation platform will extend support and mentoring to 30 Government Institutions across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

About 1,800 Students in the selected Government Institutions will be taken through a rigorous Conceptual Research Experience Program and will be mentored on the finer points of Research and Innovation in the field of Renewable Energy.

Dedicated Research mentors will mentor student research teams towards innovations in Renewable Energy ranging from Solar Energy and Wind Energy to Geothermal Energy, alternative bio fuels and many more.

The platform will help these 1800 young college innovators to work on 600 ideas focused on renewable energy. Out of these, 30 projects will be selected for advanced mentoring. Finally, top 3 projects will be selected for further mentoring at T-Hub.

The best Research teams will be felicitated at T-Hub in an exclusive event and will get an exclusive opportunity to develop their innovations into startups

Applications Are Now Closed


Solar Power Generation

Wind Energy


Geothermal Energy

Biomass Energy



Journal Publication

Concept Papers


Enhanced Employability



  • Creating an Innovation culture
  • Better student Outcomes
  • Pride & Recognition
  • Success Stories
  • Improved quality of education


  • Incentives
  • Facilitators to Innovation
  • Professional Growth


  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Analytical and Reasoning Skills
  • Exploring new technologies
  • Career Growth


Government Institutions across Telangana & Andhra Pradesh are eligible to Apply!

For more details, contact: pradeep.raja@accendere.co.in / geo.george@accendere.co.in



Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) is a public Infrastructure Finance Company in India’s power sector. The company finances and promotes rural electrification projects across India. The company provides loans to Central/ State Sector Power Utilities, State Electricity Boards, Rural Electric Cooperatives, NGOs and Private Power Developers.

For more information, visit: www.recindia.nic.in

ABOUT Kestone

Kestone is a marketing services and management consulting company, headquartered at New Delhi, India. Kestone also has presence in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Singapore. Kestone has six service verticals which operate as independent business units often collaborating with each other.

Kestone Integrated Marketing Service Private Limited is a subsidiary of CL Educate with CL Educate owning hundred percent stake in Kestone

For more information, visit: www.kestone.in


T-Hub is India’s fastest-growing startup engine catalyzing Innovation, Scale and Deal flow. T-Hub is a unique public/private partnership between the government of Telangana, three of India’s premier academic institutes (IIIT-H , ISB and NALSAR) and key private sector leaders. T-Hub aims to forge many such partnerships with governments and corporates across the world to setup T-Bridge centres, strengthening trade relations and attracting investment into the state of Telangana.

T-Hub is one of the largest startup ecosystem builders in India, with over 2000 startups in its database clustered into various stages of growth across sectors of specialization – a model of community development that is unique to Hyderabad. Such a unique model enables investors and corporates to plan programs and capacity building initiatives in a targeted and organized manner. T-Hub is also the only model where the government is working intensely with the investor and the partner to fuel innovation and facilitate enterprise.

For more information, visit: www.t-hub.co