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Publications

Improving the Load Estimation Process in the Design of Rural Electrification Systems

Author(s): Jane Namaganda-Kiyimba; Joseph Mutale; Brian Azzopardi
Published in: Energies, 2021 14 (17), 2021, Page(s) 5505, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en14175505

Design and Performance Investigation of a Pilot Micro-Grid in the Mediterranean: MCAST Case Study

Author(s): Jately V, Venkateswaran V. B., Azzopardi S, Azzopardi B.
Published in: MDPI Energies, 2021 14 (20), 2021, Page(s) 6846, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en14206846

Opposition-Based Tunicate Swarm Algorithm for Parameter Optimization of Solar Cells

Author(s): Abhishek Sharma; Abhinav Sharma; Ankit Dasgotra; Vibhu Jately; Mangey Ram; Shailendra Rajput; Moshe Averbukh; Brian Azzopardi
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021 Volume 9, 2021, Page(s) 125590 - 125602, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3110849

Voltage and Current Reference Based MPPT Under Rapidly Changing Irradiance and Load Resistance

Author(s): Vibhu Jately, Somesh Bhattacharya, Brian Azzopardi, Antoine Montgareuil, Jyoti Joshi and Sudha Arora
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, Volume: 36, Issue: 3, Sept. 2021, 2021, Page(s) 2297-2309, ISSN 0885-8969
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tec.2021.3058454

Hybrid Protection Scheme Based Optimal Overcurrent Relay Coordination Strategy for RE Integrated Power Distribution Grid

Author(s): Shrivastava A, Sharma A, Pandit M, Jately V, Azzopardi B
Published in: MDPI Energies, 2021 14 (21), 2021, Page(s) 7192, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en14217192

Parameter Extraction of Photovoltaic Module Using Tunicate Swarm Algorithm

Author(s): Sharma A, Dasgotra A, Tiwari SK, Sharma A, Jately V, Azzopardi B.
Published in: MDPI Electronics, 2021 10(8), 2021, Page(s) 878, ISSN 2079-9292
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/electronics10080878

Stochastic Generation Scheduling of Insular Grids with High Penetration of Photovoltaic and Battery Energy Storage Systems: South Andaman Island Case Study

Author(s): Leena Heistrene, Brian Azzopardi, Amit Vilas Sant, Poonam Mishra
Published in: MDPI Energies, 2022 15 (7), 2022, Page(s) 2612, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en15072612

A Novel TSA-PSO Based Hybrid Algorithm for GMPP Tracking under Partial Shading Conditions

Author(s): Sharma, A.; Sharma, A.; Jately, V.; Averbukh, M.; Rajput, S.; Azzopardi, B.
Published in: MDPI Energies, 2022 15(9), 2022, Page(s) 3164, ISSN 1996-1073
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/en15093164

Experimental Analysis of hill-climbing MPPT algorithms under low irradiance levels

Author(s): Vibhu Jately, Brian Azzopardi, Jyoti Joshi, Balaji Venkateswaran V, Abhinav Sharma and Sudha Arora
Published in: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2021 Volume 150, 2021, Page(s) 111467, ISSN 1364-0321
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2021.111467

Techno-Economic Framework for Optimal Capacity Expansion of Active Microgrid in the Mediterranean: A Case Study of MCAST

Author(s): Balaji Venkateswaran Venkatasubramanian; Vibhu Jately; Brian Azzopardi
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021 Vol 9, 2021, Page(s) 120451-120463, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3108959

An Effective Method for Parameter Estimation of a Solar Cell

Author(s): Sharma A, Sharma A, Averbukh M, Jately V, Azzopardi B.
Published in: MDPI Electronics, 2021 10 (3), 2021, Page(s) 312, ISSN 2079-9292
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/electronics10030312

A Comprehensive Review of Control Strategies to Overcome Challenges During LVRT in PV Systems

Author(s): Jyoti Joshi; Anurag Kumar Swami; Vibhu Jately; Brian Azzopardi
Published in: IEEE Access, 2021 Vol. 9, 2021, Page(s) 121804-121834, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/access.2021.3109050

An Interlaboratory Study on the Stability of All-Printable Hole Transport Material–Free Perovskite Solar Cells

Author(s): De Rossi, Francesca, Barbé, Jérémy, Tanenbaum, David M., Cinà, Lucio, Castriotta, Luigi Angelo, Stoichkov, Vasil, Wei, Zhengfei, Tsoi, Wing Chung, Kettle, Jeffrey, Sadula, Artem, Chircop, John, Azzopardi, Brian, Xie, Haibing, Di Carlo, Aldo, Lira-Cantú, Monica, Katz, Eugene A., Watson, Trystan M., Brunetti, Francesca
Published in: Energy Technology, 2020, 8 (12), 2020, Page(s) 2194-4288, ISSN 2194-4296
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1002/ente.202000134

Micro-Grid Campus Concept from Data to Design: Case Study Malta

Author(s): Brian Azzopardi Malta Collge of Arts, Science and Technology, Malta Stefan Azzopardi Malta Collge of Arts, Science and Technology, Malta Brian Bartolo Malta Collge of Arts, Science and Technology, Malta Vibhu Jately Malta Collge of Arts, Science and Technology, Malta Renata Mikalauskine Malta Collge of Arts, Science and Technology, Malta Somesh Bhattacharya Malta Collge of Arts, Science and Techno
Published in: 2020 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2020
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/pvsc45281.2020.9300418

Control of Inertia in Hybrid Microgrids from a Regulated DC Microgrid System

Author(s): S. Bhattacharya, S. Mishra, B. Azzopardi
Published in: 2020 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), 2020
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/isgt-europe47291.2020.9248859

Microgrid Environmental Impact

Author(s): Salem Al-Agtash German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan Mohammad Al-Hashem German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan Mohanad Batarseh German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan Angelina D. Bintoudi Information Technologies Institute, Center for Research & Technology Hellas, Thessaloniki, Greece Apostolos C. Tsolakis Information Technologies Institute, Center for Research & Technology Hellas, T
Published in: 2020 6th IEEE International Energy Conference (ENERGYCon), 2020
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/energycon48941.2020.9236464

MITIGATION SOLUTIONS TO HIGH PENETRATION OF PHOTOVOLTAICS AND ELECTRIC VEHICLES INTEGRATION IN MALTA

Author(s): Bartolo, B.; Azzopardi, B.; Gabdullin Y.
Published in: The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion (MEDPOWER 2020), 2021
Publisher: IET
DOI: 10.1049/icp.2021.1280

Performance Evaluation of Current Control Techniques for Grid-Connected PV System under Unbalanced Grid Faults

Author(s): J. Joshi, A. K. Swami, S. Bhattacharya, V. Jately and B. Azzopardi
Published in: 2021 IEEE 48th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2021
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/pvsc43889.2021.9518765

Malta RES transformation and sustainability

Author(s): Marcin Pincynski
Published in: MCAST Energy Day Conference (Series 4): JUMP2Excel Final Conference, 2022
Publisher: MCAST

AUGMENTED FUZZY LOGIC INERTIAL RESPONSE FOR HYBRID MICROGRID

Author(s): Bhattacharya, S.; Azzopardi, B.; Mishra, S.
Published in: The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion (MEDPOWER 2020), 2021
Publisher: IET
DOI: 10.1049/icp.2021.1270

Energy-Water Nexus for a Comfort Maltese Household Using PVs

Author(s): S. Bhattacharya, B. Azzopardi, R. Mikalauskiene, V. Jately, B. Bartolo
Published in: 2020 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2020
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/pvsc45281.2020.9300734

Maximum Power Point Tracking and Parameter Extraction of PV modules

Author(s): Vibhu Jately
Published in: MCAST Energy Day Conference (Series 4): JUMP2Excel Final Conference, 2022
Publisher: MCAST

The Application of Blockchain in Community Energy Consumption and Trading

Author(s): Danika Formosa, Brian Azzopardi
Published in: 38th edition of the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2021), 2021
Publisher: WIP

Comparative Analysis of Frequency Support Provided by Grid-Forming and Grid-Following PVs

Author(s): Somesh Bhattacharya, Brian Azzopardi
Published in: 2022 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference North America (ISGT N.A.), 2022
Publisher: IEEE

Are Renewable Energy Credits from Other Countries Worthwhile Than PV’s in Malta towards the Energy Transition?

Author(s): B. Bartolo, B. Azzopardi
Published in: 2020
Publisher: WIP
DOI: 10.4229/eupvsec20202020-7dv.1.12

Photovoltaic Systems Integration using On Load Tap Change Transformers for High Penetration Mitigation Issues: Case Study Malta, Europe

Author(s): Brian Bartolo, Brian Azzopardi
Published in: The 29th International PV Science and Engineering Conference (Asia PVSEC-29), 2019
Publisher: Asia PVSEC-29

Energy and Water Nexus within an Urban Scenario: A Maltese household

Author(s): Adil Kerimbekov, Brian Azzopardi, Renata Mikalauskiene
Published in: Sustainable Building Environment SBE19 Malta Conference, 2019
Publisher: SBE

High PV Penetration Mitigation using Reactive Power Control. Case Study: Malta

Author(s): Brian Bartolo, Brian Azzopardi
Published in: Sustainable Building Environment SBE19 Malta Conference, 2019
Publisher: SBE

The JUMP2Excel Initiative: Joint Universal Activities for Mediterranean PV Integration Excellence

Author(s): Brian Azzopardi, Renata Mikalasukiene, Vibhu Jately, Joseph Mutale, Monica Aguado Alonso, Maria Jesus Rodriguez Henche, Sophie Mailley
Published in: The 29th International PV Science and Engineering Conference (Asia PVSEC-29), 2019
Publisher: Asia PVSEC

Design and Performance Evaluation of an Efficient Boost Converter for Renewable Energy Applications

Author(s): Vibhu Jately, Sudha Arora and Brian Azzopardi
Published in: Sustainable Building Environment SBE19 Malta, 2019
Publisher: SBE

Enhancement of Frequency Response Capability of Grid Connected Photovoltaics

Author(s): Somesh Bhattacharya, Sukumar Mishra and Brian Azzopardi
Published in: Sustainable Building Environment SBE19 Malta Conference, 2019
Publisher: SBE

Preparing the Massive Introduction of Intermittent Energies and Electric Vehicles in Insular Territories: First Steps in Martinique and in Malta

Author(s): A. Guérin de Montgareuil, B. Azzopardi, L. Bellemare
Published in: 36th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 2019, Page(s) 1888 - 1894, ISBN 3-936338-60-4
Publisher: WIP
DOI: 10.4229/eupvsec20192019-6cv.1.19

Economic Assessment and Market Perspectives of emerging PV technologies

Author(s): Brian Azzopardi Invited
Published in: 38th edition of the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2021), 2021
Publisher: WIP

Grid-forming controls in distribution networks

Author(s): Somesh Bhattacharya
Published in: MCAST Energy Day Conference (Series 4): JUMP2Excel Final Conference, 2022
Publisher: MCAST

High Penetration of PVs in Malta

Author(s): Brian Azzopardi
Published in: MCAST Energy Day Conference (Series 4): JUMP2Excel Final Conference, 2022
Publisher: MCAST

Data-Driven Distribution System Expansion Planning Considering High EV and PV Penetration

Author(s): Anmar Arif; Jovica Milanovic
Published in: Crossref, 2, 2021
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/isgteurope52324.2021.9639991

'JUMP2Excel’ Endeavour

Author(s): Brian Azzopardi, Vibhu Jately, Marcin Pinczynski, Jovica Milanovic, Alexandre Mignonac and Eugenia Zugasti
Published in: 31st International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference PVSEC-31 2021 (Asia), 2021
Publisher: Asia PVSEC

Techno-Economic Assessment of PV System for self-consumption Case Study of Malta

Author(s): V. Jately, B. Azzopardi, B. Bartolo, R. Mikalauskiene, S. Bhattacharya
Published in: 2020 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2020
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/pvsc45281.2020.9300680

Spatial Algorithms for Landscape Change Detection

Author(s): Steve Zerafa
Published in: Masters by Research, 2020
Publisher: MCAST

Design and Development of a Microgrid: MCAST Case Study

Author(s): Stefan Azzopardi
Published in: Masters by Research, 2020
Publisher: MCAST

Investigating Emerging Thin Film Photovoltaic Technologies

Author(s): Artem Sadula
Published in: Masters by Research, 2018
Publisher: MCAST

Energy and water nexus within an urban scenario: A Maltese household

Author(s): Adil Kerimbekov
Published in: Bachelor of Science, 2019
Publisher: MCAST

Integration of electric vehicles and photovoltaics systems on low voltage networks

Author(s): Brian Bartolo
Published in: Bachelor of Science, 2019
Publisher: MCAST

Impacts of Photovoltaic and Electric Vehicles Integration on Distribution Networks

Author(s): Yesbol Gabdullin
Published in: Masters by Research, 2018
Publisher: MCAST

MAR1, Mediterranean Experts on Climate and environmental Change (MedECC). 2020, pp.34. ⟨hal-03107451⟩

Author(s): Wolfgang Cramer, Joel Guiot, Katarzyna Marini, Brian Azzopardi, Mario V Balzan, et al.
Published in: 2020
Publisher: MedECC
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4768833

Research Challenges in PV Reliability

Author(s): Harry Wirth (Fh-ISE) David Moser (Eurac Research) Marko Topic (University of Ljubljana) Mike van Iseghem (EDF) Ulrike Jahn (TÜV), Giovanna Adinolfi, Giorgio Graditi (ENEA) Brian Azzopardi (MCAST) Eszter Voroshazi (IMEC) Wim Sinke (TNO) Paula Mints (SPV Market Research) Ralph Gottschalg (Fh-CSP) Mauricio Richter (3E) Guillermo Oviedo Hernandez, Paolo Chiantore (Baywa Italy) Arnulf Jaeger-Waldau (J
Published in: 2020
Publisher: ETIP-PV

RESOURCES 3-ENERGY TRANSITION

Author(s): Drobinski, Philippe, Brian Azzopardi, Houda Ben Janet Allal, Vincent Bouchet, Edouard Civel, Anna Creti, Neven Duic et al.
Published in: Climate and Environmental Change in the Mediterranean Basin – Current Situation and Risks for the Future. First Mediterranean Assessment Report, 2021, Page(s) 265-322, ISBN 978-2-9577416-0-1
Publisher: MedECC