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Photovoltaic module with integrated power conversion and interconnection system

Objective

Photovoltaic (PV) modules with integrated inverters have been the topic of intense research so far because of their many advantages. In spite of this breakthrough of this technology has not been achieved so far. The reasons for this are:
- No fully integrated approach with module and inverter manufacturers so far.
- No high volume production of power electronics.
- No application of highly integrated electronics.
- Available power electronic components were not suitable for the high requirements.

The main aim of this project is a significant cost reduction of the electricity generated by grid connected PV systems. The work will mainly focus on the development and demonstration of PV modules with integrated inverters. To make an optimum use of the resources combined in this project other issues of grid connected PV systems will be addressed, too.

Call for proposal

FP6-2002-TREN-1
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Coordinator

INSTITUT FÜR SOLARE ENERGIEVERSORGUNGSTECHNIK VEREIN AN DER UNIVERSITÄT KASSEL E.V.
Address
Königstor 59
Kassel
Germany
 

Participants (15)

DELTA
Germany
Address
Coesterweg 45
Soest
 
ECOFYS B.V.
Netherlands
Address
Kanaalweg 16-A
Utrecht
 
ENERGY RESEARCH CENTRE OF THE NETHERLANDS
Netherlands
Address
Westerduinweh 3
Petten
 
HELIODOMI S.A.
Greece
Address

Thessaloniki
 
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
Germany
Address
St Martin Str 53
Munich
 
LAFARGE ROOFING BENELUX
Netherlands
Address
Heeswijk 155
Montfoort
 
MVV ENERGIE AG
Germany
Address
Luisenring 49
68159 Mannheim
 
NETHERLANDS ORGANISATION FOR APPLIED SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
Netherlands
Address

Delft
 
NN
Germany
Address
Xx
Xx
 
PHILIPS LIGHTING B.V.
Netherlands
Address
Prof. Holstlaan 4, Building Wae
Eindhoven
 
STECA GMBH
Germany
Address
Mammostrasse 1
Memmigen
 
WUERTH SOLAR GMBH & CO . KG
Germany
Address
Ludwigsburger Strasse 100
Marbach A.n.
 
WUERTH SOLAR GMBH & CO.KG
Germany
Address
Reinhold-wuerth-strasse 4
Marbach Am Neckar
 
ZENTRUM FÜR SONNENENERGIE- UND WASSERSTOFF-FORSCHUNG BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG
Germany
Address
Industriestrasse 6
Stuttgart
 
ÖSTERREICHISCHES FORSCHUNGS- UND PRÜFZENTRUM ARSENAL GMBH
Austria
Address
Giefinggasse 2
Wien