The 2018/2019 Solar Energy Best Paper Awards were presented at the ISES Solar World Congress 2019 in Santiago, Chile.
The following Best Paper Awards were presented:
Best Paper on the topic of Solar Heating and Cooling, Buildings and Other
“Solar assisted heat pump system for multifamily buildings: Towards a seasonal performance factor of 5? Numerical sensitivity analysis based
on a monitored case study”
Carolina Fraga, Pierre Hollmuller, Floriane Mermoud, and Bernard Lachal
Best Paper on the topic of Photovoltaics
“Relevance of PV with single-axis tracking for energy scenarios"
Svetlana Afanasyeva, Dmitrii Bogdanov, and Christian Breyer
Best Paper on the topic of Resources and Meteorology (Co-winners--tie)
1) “Surface albedo and reflectance: Review of definitions, angular and spectral effects, and intercomparison of major data sources in support of advanced solar irradiance modeling over the Americas”
Christian A. Gueymard, Vicente Lara-Fanego, Manajit Sengupta, and Yu Xie
2) “Surface solar radiation forecasts by advecting cloud physical properties derived from Meteosat Second Generation observations”
Ping Wang, Rudolf van Westrhenen, Jan Fokke Meirink, Sibbo van der Veen, and Wouter Knap
Best Paper on the topic of Solar Environmental, Photocatalytic, and New Areas
“Cobalt-doped nickel oxide nanoparticles as efficient hole transport materials for low-temperature processed perovskite solar cells,”
Ryuji Kaneko, Towhid H. Chowdhury, Guohua Wu, Md. Emrul Kayesh, Said Kazaoui, Kosuke Sugawa, Jae-Joon Lee, Takeshi Noda, Ashraful Islam, and Joe Otsuki.
Best Paper on the topic of Concentrating Solar Power and High Temperature Processes
No nomination this year.
*Image to the rigth: Dr. David Renné, ISES Immediate Past President, presents the Solar Energy Best Paper Award certificates to Ping Wang and Carolina Fraga (from right to left)