Publications


FOSS annual activity report.
See below the list of selected publications.

Renewable Energy Sources

Spectral Corrections Based on Air Mass, Aerosol Optical Depth, and Precipitable Water for CPV Performance Modeling

M. Theristis, E. F. Fernández, F. Almonacid and P. Pérez-Higueras, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 1598-1604, Nov. 2016

Advanced performance monitoring system for Improved Reliability and Optimized Levelized Cost of Electricity

G. Makrides, A. Phinikarides, J. Sutterluetti, S. Ransome and G. E. Georghiou, 32nd European PV Solar Energy Conference, EUPVSEC 2016, 20-24 June, Munich, Germany, 2016

Luminescent emission of multi-junction InGaP/InGaAs/Ge PV cells under high intensity irradiation.

V. Paraskeva, M. Norton, M. Hadjipanayi, M. Pravettoni, G. E. Georghiou, Solar Cells and Material Journal, SOLMAT, Vol 134, pp 175-184, doi: 10.1016/j.solmat.2015.11.047, 2015

Field Investigation of the Effect of Spectral Response upon Photovoltaic Energy Yields

M. Norton, V. Paraskeva, R, Kenny and G. E. Georghiou, Journal of Photovoltaics, 2015

Performance loss rates of different photovoltaic technologies

G. Makrides, B. Zinsser, M. Schubert, G. E. Georghiou, Solar Energy, Vol. 100, pp. 28-42, May 2014.

Temperature and thermal annealing effects on different photovoltaic technologies

G. Makrides, B. Zinsser, A. Phikarides, M. Schubert, G. E. Georghiou, Renewable Energy, vol. 43, pp. 407-417, Jul. 2012.

Energy yield prediction errors and uncertainties of different photovoltaic models

G. Makrides, B. Zinsser, M. Schubert, G. E. Georghiou, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2011.

Distributed generation and new technologies for electrical power systems

PV integration and demand side management: First results from Cyprus

N. Philippou, G. Makrides, V. Efthymiou and G. E. Georghiou, 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency, 5-6 May, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2016.

Parametric study and cost analysis of a solar-heating-and-cooling system for detached single-family households in hot climates

A. Arsalis, A. Alexandrou, Solar Energy, vol. 117, pp. 59-73, Jul. 2015.

Effective dynamic tariffs for price-based Demand Side Management with grid-connected PV systems

N. Philippou, M. Hadjipanayi, G. Makrides, V. Efthymiou and G. E. Georghiou, IEEE Powertech 2015, 29 June – 2 July, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2015

Design and modeling of 1 - 10 MWe liquefied natural gas-fueled combined cooling, heating and power plants for building applications

A. Arsalis, A. Alexandrou, Energy and Buildings, vol. 86, pp. 257-267, Nov. 2015.

Thermoeconomic modeling and exergy analysis of a decentralized liquefied natural gas-fueled combined-cooling heating-and-power plant

A. Arsalis, A. Alexandrou, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 21, pp. 209-220, Nov. 2014.

Thevenin Equivalent Circuit for the Study of High Photovoltaic Penetration in Distribution Grids

M. Patsalides, A. Stavrou, V. Efthymiou, G. E. Georghiou, 4th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT Europe), pp. 1-5, 2013.

Towards the Establishment of Maximum PV Generation Limits due to Power Quality Constraints

M. Patsalides, A. Stavrou, V. Efthymiou, G. E. Georghiou, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, pp. 1-14, Feb. 2012.

Assessing the Power Quality Behaviour of High Photovoltaic (PV) Penetration Levels inside the Distribution Network

M. Patsalides, A. Stavrou, V. Efthymiou, G. E. Georghiou, 3rd IEEE, International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, pp. 1-8, 2012.