Current Research Projects:
Investigation of c-Si PV cell ageing through digital signal and image processing
The project is co-funded by the European Union –European Regional Development Fund and National Resources (NSRF
Principal Researcher: Dr E. Kaplani
Research Assistant: Mr A. Stathopoulos
The project is co-funded by the European Union –European Regional Development Fund and National Resources (NSRF 2007-2013).
This is a LEAD ERA - FP7 project.
Implementation Bodies: T.E.I. of Patras -Mechanical Engineering Dept. & TRIAINA S.A.
On-going research in the following topics:
Solar radiation prediction on an hourly and daily basis using statistical models and stochastic techniques
Optimal sizing of stand alone PV systems using stochastic techniques
Temperature profiles developed in PV modules during field operation
Dust effect on PV modules
BIPV performance studies
Hybrid PV+Wind systems with energy storage in hydrogen production (electrolyzer connected to fuel cell units)
Intelligent energy buildings
Past Research Projects:
CRISTAL - Control of renewable integrated systems targeting advanced landmarks
European Research Project - FP6
Development, design and integration of renewable energy systems into the building structures
ARCHIMEDES research project funded by the Ministry of Education in Greece