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Invitation to submit Article in Special Issue Energies

Invitation to submit Article in Special Issue Energies

Dear Colleagues, We trust you are well and staying safe. As The Guest Editor for the upcoming Special Issue of Energies on the subject of “Future Integration of Photovoltaic Systems”, we are inviting submissions in the area of emerging PV technologies and systems. The last two decades have witnessed dramatic developments in PV technologies and their uptake.Read more about Invitation to submit Article in Special Issue Energies[…]

MCAST Energy researchers present two papers and chair at the MEDPOWER (Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion) 2020 – Online

MCAST Energy researchers present two papers and chair at the MEDPOWER (Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion) 2020 – Online

Dr Somesh Bhattacharya, Postdoc Research Fellow MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) presented the paper entitled: “Augmented fuzzy logic inertial response for hybrid microgrid”. A second paper was presented by Mr Brian Bartolo entitled “Mitigation solutions to high penetration of Photovoltaics and Electric Vehicles integration in Malta”. The papers present novel methodological solutions for highRead more about MCAST Energy researchers present two papers and chair at the MEDPOWER (Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Energy Conversion) 2020 – Online[…]

MCAST Energy researchers present a paper and chair at the IEEE PES ISGT (Innovative Smart Grid Technologies) Europe 2020 – Online

MCAST Energy researchers present a paper and chair at the IEEE PES ISGT (Innovative Smart Grid Technologies) Europe 2020 – Online

Today, Dr Somesh Bhattacharya, Postdoc Research Fellow, from MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) presented the paper entitled: “Control of Inertia in Hybrid Microgrids from Regulated DC Microgrid Systems”. The paper presented a novel methodology integrating a number of energy sources and loads through direct and/or alternative current supply networks. The purpose is to provideRead more about MCAST Energy researchers present a paper and chair at the IEEE PES ISGT (Innovative Smart Grid Technologies) Europe 2020 – Online[…]

Recent European Photovoltaic Technology and Innovation Platform Publication on Research Challenges in PV Reliability with a contribution from Dr Inġ. Brian Azzopardi at MCAST Energy

Recent European Photovoltaic Technology and Innovation Platform Publication on Research Challenges in PV Reliability with a contribution from Dr Inġ. Brian Azzopardi at MCAST Energy

The European Photovoltaic Technology and Innovation Platform (www.etip-pv.eu) have just published a short report on research challenges in PV reliability.  The report focuses on two main questions of why and what we need as ongoing research. Dr Inġ. Brian Azzopardi at MCAST Energy from the Institute of Engineering and Transport has long advocated for aRead more about Recent European Photovoltaic Technology and Innovation Platform Publication on Research Challenges in PV Reliability with a contribution from Dr Inġ. Brian Azzopardi at MCAST Energy[…]

MCAST Energy paper shortlisted at the 37th EU PVSEC European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition – Online

MCAST Energy paper shortlisted at the 37th EU PVSEC European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition – Online

MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) paper entitled: “Are Renewable Credits from Other Countries Worthwhile than PVs in Malta towards the Energy Transition?”. The paper presented by Mr Brian Bartolo discusses the recent 2020 Malta-Estonia Renewable Energy Agreement to address Malta’s Renewable Energy gap in the exchange of 100GWh for €2 million per year. ForRead more about MCAST Energy paper shortlisted at the 37th EU PVSEC European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition – Online[…]

School 2 Postponed – Save New Dates

School 2 Postponed – Save New Dates

Thanks for your interest in our JUMP2Excel School 2. Since the safety and well-being of all JUMP2Excel participants is our first priority, we studied and evaluated the announcements, guidance, the news released by relevant national departments, institutions, and travel restrictions due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Due to the critical global health issues, we inform you that JUMP2Excel School 2 is postponed to newRead more about School 2 Postponed – Save New Dates[…]

MCAST Energy successfully organised the first School: Solutions for Photovoltaic Systems Integration

MCAST Energy successfully organised the first School: Solutions for Photovoltaic Systems Integration

PRESS RELEASE Friday 06th December 2019 MCAST Energy successfully organised the first School: Solutions for Photovoltaic Systems Integration JUMP2Excel project, short for “Joint Universal activities for Mediterranean PV integration Excellence”, has recently completed the first School focusing on the topic of Photovoltaics (PV) integration solutions, hosted by the MCAST Malta College of Arts, Science andRead more about MCAST Energy successfully organised the first School: Solutions for Photovoltaic Systems Integration[…]

MCAST Energy presents two papers at the 29th International PV Science and Engineering Conference (Asia PVSEC-29) in Xi’an, China

MCAST Energy presents two papers at the 29th International PV Science and Engineering Conference (Asia PVSEC-29) in Xi’an, China

Recently MCAST Energy Research Group (MCAST Energy) Principal Investigator and JUMP2Excel coordinator Dr Eur. Ing. Inġ. Brian Azzopardi together with Dr Vibhu Jately from MCAST Energy Research Group and JUMP2Excel Task Leader presented two papers at the 29th International Photovolatics Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-29) in Xi’an, China. The contributions included the dissemination of JUMP2ExcelRead more about MCAST Energy presents two papers at the 29th International PV Science and Engineering Conference (Asia PVSEC-29) in Xi’an, China[…]

JUMP2Excel mentor as a keynote speaker in The 3rd MCAST Energy Day Conference

JUMP2Excel mentor as a keynote speaker in The 3rd MCAST Energy Day Conference

On the 10th October 2019 Dr Raquel Garde from the National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER) in Spain will give a keynote speech at the 3rd MCAST Energy Day Conference as part of the JUMP2Excel public lecture series. Poster of the Public Lecture can be found here. The 3rd MCAST Energy Day Conference is being organisedRead more about JUMP2Excel mentor as a keynote speaker in The 3rd MCAST Energy Day Conference[…]