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Online Workshop WG5: Data monitoring & analytics for better PV performance and grid integration

January 12, 2021 @ 10:00 - 13:30

This is the event page for the third online PEARL PV workshop in a series of 6 in order to comply with the meeting guidelines in the covid-19 situation.

This workshop was organized in the framework of WG5, by dr. Jonathan Leloux, dr. Sonia Pinto and colleagues of WG5, on the topic of “Data monitoring & analytics for better PV performance and grid integration” on Tuesday 12 January 2021 from 9:00h till 12:30h CET.

The program covered fault detection for large-scale PV plants and small-scale PV systems, PV performance analysis, soiling losses assessment, PV power degradation, solar resource data and PV grid integration. The workshop offered a series of presentations on these trending topics from outstanding experts from PV research and industry, according to the following program:


The program was offered by a Zoom link, after registration by e-Cost, please find the summary of the meeting here:

Leloux_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Plenary summary and future work

All presentations can be accessed here:

Reinders Moser PEARL PV CA16235_OnlineWorkshopWG5GeneralIntroduction12012021

Leloux_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Workshop introduction

Bosch_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Impact of performance and degradation on PV plants

Hoogsteen_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – PV as an element in a larger (smart) energy systems

Licari_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Real-Time Compensation of Voltage fluctuations in LV networks

Luz_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Potential for collective self consumption in local energy communities

Micheli_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Optimization and Economics of Seasonal Soiling Mitigation for Utility Scale PV Systems

Moreton_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Data analytics applied to monitoring of large PV plants

Tsafarakis_2021 – Pearl PV Workshop WG5 – Advanced performance assessment and fault detection techniques for residential PV fleets

Ascencio_2021 – PV Performance Assessment of a very large portfolio using minimal data

For questions about this workshop, please contact WG5 Leader dr. Jonathan Leloux by this email address: jonathan.leloux@gmail.com

The remaining 3 online workshops will be held on the following dates on topics which will be communicated later:
Tuesday 2 February 2021 Webinar – WG2
Tuesday 2 March 2021, Webinar – WG4
Tuesday 6 April 2021, Webinar –Topic: tbc


January 12, 2021
10:00 - 13:30


LuciSUN, Brussels, Belgium
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