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    Mkrtchyan, Gevork
    The fundamental operating characteristics of the utility interactive, or grid connected, inverter is explored. The foundation of photovoltaic and power electronics is established, along with the concept of waveform inversion leading to the understandi . . .
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    Bamdad, Erfan
    High penetration solar energy has been introduced in many different ways; however, it applies to the comparison between the amount of power generation and the maximum load demand on a feeder which can be considered as the minimum load on a feeder. The . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Hosbach, Robert Allen
    This project tested National Semiconductor's SolarMagic 3320™ (SM3320) PV array power optimizer at the Schatz Solar Hydrogen Project 9.2 kWp photovoltaic (PV) array in Trinidad, California to understand how well the device recovered power loss due to . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Johnstone, Peter
    This thesis reports on the long-term performance and compares two system arrangements of the Schatz Solar Hydrogen Project (SSHP), an off-grid solar hydrogen research project with twenty years of history. The SSHP is designed to continuously power a 5 . . .
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    Technical Report
    Marshall, Marc W.
    For the past 12 years, the Schatz Energy Research Center (SERC) has operated the Schatz Solar Hydrogen Project (SSHP). SSHP is a stand-alone renewable energy system that uses hydrogen as the energy storage medium and a proton exchange membrane (PEM) f . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Kullmann, Stephen
    Some amorphous silicon (a-Si) photovoltaic (PV) manufacturers claim that their power ratings at standard test conditions (STC) understate the performance of their modules because of a-Si technology’s ability to achieve 10-15% higher energy yield per r . . .
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    Student Research
    Al-Rahmani, Faisal
    Solar PV systems are increasingly welcome by US households, especially in California where the solar resources are abundant. Residential PV systems are known to lower the electricity bills for families. However, they can also have negative impacts on . . .
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    Miracle, Brian Parker
    Unmanned aerial vehicles are seeing increasing use in a variety of applications including warfare, imaging, communication, search and rescue, meteorology, agriculture, and more. For most applications, flight endurance on the order of days, weeks, or e . . .
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    Friedrich, James
    This analysis uses data from a California solar PV incentive program to investigate the effect of solar installation on the price of new homes across multiple California counties. The price effect of solar installation was estimated using hedonic pric . . .
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    Guo, Zhicheng
    Energy is a vital component for human economic development and growth. The extensive use of fossil fuels has damaged our living environment. Consequently, the world has turned its attention to renewable energy sources. Among them, solar energy has att . . .