Anton Driesse is a highly experienced engineer and scientist.
Acts as a consultant to Photovoltaic industry and is focused on advancing the modeling, simulation and design of Photovoltaic power systems.
Involved with solar energy projects in the research, education, industry and NGO sectors since 1999.
Previously worked in Information Technology and Telecom for 7 years
Publications and presentations
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Rethinking solar resource assessments in the context of global dimming and brightening
Solar Energy Journal, vol. 99, pp. 272-282, 2014.
Spectrally selective sensors for PV system performance monitoring
38th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, Austin, June 2012.
Uncertainty in long-term photovoltaic yield predictions
Natural Resources Canada, 2010.
Non-uniform conditions and performance in parallel-only
and series/parallel array configurations
25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Valencia, Sep. 2010.
A real-world performance comparison between parallel-only and
series/parallel array configurations under non-uniform conditions
24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hamburg, Sep. 2009.
Photovoltaic inverter modeling: ideal is not ideal
33rd Solar Energy Society of Canada and 3rd Solar Buildings Conf., Aug., 2008.
A finite state machine model to represent inverters in photovoltaic system simulations
39th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, June, 2008.
Beyond the curves: modeling the electrical efficiency of photovoltaic inverters
33rd IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, May, 2008.
Evaluating the effectiveness of maximum power point tracking methods
in photovoltaic power systems using array performance models
38th IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, June, 2007.
Photovoltaic system dynamics: implications for modelling and inverter design
32nd Solar Energy Society of Canada and 2nd Solar Buildings Conference, June, 2007.
Close-up examination of performance data for a grid-connected PV system
31st Solar Energy Society of Canada and 1st Solar Buildings Conference, Aug. 2006.
BIPV system performance under the microscope: analysis of high-resolution data
EuroSun Conference, June, 2006.
Powering the future with photovoltaics
IEEE Canadian Review, Fall 2004.
Detailed monitoring and preliminary evaluation of a large façade-mounted PV array
American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference, July, 2004.
Construction, instrumentation and performance details of a large façade-mounted PV array
EuroSun Conference, June, 2004.
Thermal analysis of a facade-mounted PV array
Solar Energy Society of Canada Annual Conference, Aug. 2003.
Analysis and mitigation of thermal effects on a large facade-mounted PV array
International Solar Energy Society World Congress, June 2003.
A test of Suehrcke’s sunshine-radiation relationship using a global data set
Solar Energy Journal, vol. 72, pp.167-175, 2002.
Last updated: May 2016