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I am Associate Professor within the Solar Photovoltaic Systems research group, located on Risø campus, building 130. I teach fundamentals of photovoltaic systems, PV system modeling, sizing and design, characterization of PV modules and inveters, well as peroformance monitoring and assesment of PV plants.

My research is focused on electrical and luminescence based diagnostics of PV modules and arrays, drone inspection of PV systems, shade assesment methods of PV plants, and reliability testing and modelling of PV modules.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


  • User defined:
  • Photovoltaics
  • Solar energy
  • PV plants
  • Renewable energy


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