LESA RPI faculty, Prof Partha Dutta in collaboration with Ram Krishna Dharmath Foundation University (RKDF), in Bhopal India, have developed a device that can surpass 1400 Celsius from insolation to produce electricity.  This project was sponsored from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.  Varsity vice chancellor VK Sethi  and Professor Dutta developed the device.  The objective of this project was to achieve the greatest amount of energy from the sun to be used for the production of electricity, without the polluting effects of coal – the primary source of electricity right now.