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  • Monday, July 08, 2019
  • ACEP Researchers Win Solar Poster Award at National Conference

Erin Whitney and Michelle Wilber attended the 46th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Photovoltaics Specialists Conference in Chicago June 17-21 to present their work on solar PV installations in Alaska and to learn about cutting-edge research in the field.

Whitney and Wilber took a special interest in presentations on bifacial (2-sided) solar panel modeling and performance, solar prediction and grid integration, and solar in microgrids.

They won a poster prize for their poster “Catching the Midnight Sun: Performance and Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Technology in Alaska.”

For more information on ACEP’s Solar Technologies Program, visit /programs/solar-technologies-program.aspx.


Michelle Wilber and Erin Whitney hold their prize-winning poster. Photo courtesy of Michelle Wilber.