Technology status of PV and expected future trends

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This PhD lunch talk will discuss the current state of photovoltaic (PV) technology, its cost reduction, efficiency and integration challenges, and potential future trends including new materials, energy storage, and smart grids.

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  • Date: 21 Mar 2023
  • Time: 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC+01:00) Brussels
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  • Kasteelpark Arenberg 10
  • box 2445
  • Leuven, Unknown
  • Belgium 3001
  • Building: ESAT
  • Room Number: Aula R 00.54
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  • Starts 09 March 2023 01:00 PM
  • Ends 21 March 2023 01:05 PM
  • All times are (UTC+01:00) Brussels
  • No Admission Charge
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Martijn Deckers Martijn Deckers of KU Leuven


Technology status of PV and expected future trends


Martijn Deckers obtained a BS in Electrical Engineering and a MS in Energy from KU Leuven and is currently pursuing a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering in the Electa research group of the electrical engineering department at KU Leuven. His research interests include wide bandgap semiconductors, reliability of power electronic switching devices and multiple input-output converter architectures for solar PV applications. Alongside this, he has been a teaching assistant in courses on magnetic power transfer, electrical motors and drives, heat transfer and fluid dynamics.

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