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Javier Marcos

Javier Marcos was born in Pamplona, Spain, in 1983 and is a member of the PVCROPS Project team. Javier holds a M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering from the Public University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. In 2011, Javier received his Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the Public University of Navarra, Spain, in collaboration with the Solar Energy Institute, Madrid, Spain. Since 2011, Javier has been working with the Power Electronic Group, Electrical and Electronic Department in the Public University of Navarra, where he is currently an Assistant Professor. Javier is also involved in research projects in close co-operation with industry. Javier’s research interests are in the field of power electronics, power systems quality and renewable energies, such as wind turbines and photovoltaic plants. Within PVCROPS, Javier’s research focuses on PV integration into the electric grid, analysis techniques to mitigate the impact of PV power fluctuations, and the development of novel PV storage systems and forecasting methods. About PV CROPS This innovative PV Fluctuation Prediction and Mitigation technique has been developed by the PV CROPS (PhotoVoltaic Cost r€duction, Reliability, Operational performance, Prediction and Simulation) project Team. The project is funded by the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission, with the objective of producing research deliverables that will be of benefit to the PV and Solar industry. This €6 million funded pan European project consists of 12 partners across 7 countries, coordinated by the Instituto de Energía Solar of the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid. To learn more about PV CROPS, visit www.pv-crops.eu