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Reference Number S/P2/00443/01/00
Title Data monitoring of Gaia LSBIPV project by CREST
Status Completed
Energy Categories RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES(Solar Energy, Photovoltaics) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Physics) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Professor D G Infield
No email address given
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
University of Strathclyde
Award Type Standard
Funding Source DTI
Start Date 09 November 2004
End Date 31 March 2005
Duration 4 months
Total Grant Value £21,890
Industrial Sectors Power
Region Scotland
Programme SOLAR-PV
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Professor D G Infield , Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde (100.000%)
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Objectives At the Gaia Centre near Delabole, Cornwall CREST has designed and installed a monitoring system for the PV roof. This is an actively ventilated arrangement linked to the building heating system and considerable data has been collected over the past two years. Despite the recent commercial failure of the visitor's centre due to lack of visitors, the PV array has continued to work well and a final report on the monitoring is currently in preparation
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