List of Selected Publications

Performance Evaluation:

Spectral Corrections Based on Air Mass, Aerosol Optical Depth, and Precipitable Water for CPV Performance Modeling  M. Theristis, E. F. Fernández, F. Almonacid and P. Pérez-Higueras, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 1598-1604, Nov. 2016

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Advanced performance monitoring system for Improved Reliability and Optimized Levelized Cost of Electricity  G. Makrides, A. Phinikarides, J. Sutterluetti, S. Ransome and G. E. Georghiou, 32nd European PV Solar Energy Conference, EUPVSEC 2016, 20-24 June, Munich, Germany, 2016

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Performance loss rates of different photovoltaic technologies  G. Makrides, B. Zinsser, M. Schubert, G. E. Georghiou, Solar Energy, Vol. 100, pp. 28-42, May 2014.

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Temperature and thermal annealing effects on different photovoltaic technologies  G. Makrides, B. Zinsser, A. Phikarides, M. Schubert, G. E. Georghiou, Renewable Energy, vol. 43, pp. 407-417, Jul. 2012. 

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Energy yield prediction errors and uncertainties of different photovoltaic models  G. Makrides, B. Zinsser, M. Schubert, G. E. Georghiou, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2011.

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Grid Integration:

Optimised Control of 10 MW Photovoltaic (PV) Plant with 1MW / 1MWh Battery  P. Norgaard,, H. Bindner, A. Thavlov, M. Florides, V. Venizelou, C. Anastassiou, G. Makrides, V. Efthymiou and G. E. Georghiou, 6th Solar Integration Workshop, 14-15 November, Vienna, Austria, 2016

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Characterisation and classification of daily sky conditions between the 23rd and 27th parallel north for improved energy security  Y. Koumparou, G. Makrides, P. Anastassiou and G. E. Georghiou, Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, ARC 16, 22-23 March, Doha, Qatar, 2016

Thevenin Equivalent Circuit for the Study of High Photovoltaic Penetration in Distribution Grids  M. Patsalides, A. Stavrou, V. Efthymiou, G. E. Georghiou, 4th IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT Europe), pp. 1-5, 2013.

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Towards the Establishment of Maximum PV Generation Limits due to Power Quality Constraints  M. Patsalides, A. Stavrou, V. Efthymiou, G. E. Georghiou, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, pp. 1-14, Feb. 2012.

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Assessing the Power Quality Behaviour of High Photovoltaic (PV) Penetration Levels inside the Distribution Network  M. Patsalides, A. Stavrou, V. Efthymiou, G. E. Georghiou, 3rd IEEE, International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems, pp. 1-8, 2012.

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Arsalis A. and Georghiou G. E., “A decentralized, hybrid photovoltaic-solid oxide fuel cell system for  application to a commercial building”, Energies. 11(12), 3512, 2018, DOI:

Arsalis A., Alexandrou A.N., and Georghiou G.E., “Thermoeconomic modeling of a small-scale gas turbinephotovoltaic-electrolyzer combined-cooling-heating-and power system for distributed energy  applications”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 188:443–455, 2018, DOI:

Arsalis, A., Alexandrou A.N., and Georghiou G.E., “Thermoeconomic modeling of a completely  autonomous, zero-emission photovoltaic system with hydrogen storage for residential applications”, Renewable Energy, 126:354–369, 2018. DOI

Heracleous C., Michael A., “Assessment of Overheating Risk and the Impact of Natural Ventilation in  Educational Buildings of Southern Europe under Current and Future Climatic Conditions”, Energy 165 (2018) 1228-1239, Elsevier, DOI:

Kyriakidis A., Michael, A., Illampas, R., Charmpis, D.C., Ioannou, I., “Thermal Performance and Embodied  Energy of Standard and Retrofitted Wall Systems Encountered in Southern Europe”, Energy 161C (2018) 1016-1027, Elsevier, DOI:

Makrides G., Theristis M., Bratcher J., Pratt J., and Georghiou G. E., "Five-year performance and  reliability analysis of monocrystalline photovoltaic modules with different backsheet materials", Solar Energy, vol. 171, pp. 491-499, 2018.

Michael A., Gregoriou S., Kalogirou S.A., “Environmental Assessment of an Integrated Adaptive System  for the Improvement of Indoor Visual Comfort of Existing Buildings”. Renewable Energy 115 (2018), 620-633, Elsevier, DOI:

Montes-Romero J., Almonacid F., Theristis M., J. de la Casa, Georghiou G. E., and Fernández E. F.,  "Comparative analysis of parameter extraction techniques for the electrical characterization of multijunction CPV and m-Si technologies", Solar Energy, vol. 160, pp. 275-288, 2018.

Philokyprou, M., Michael, A., “The Environmental and Social Role of Semi-Open Spaces in Vernacular  Architecture of The Eastern Mediterranean Area”, The Case of Cyprus. Ecology and the Environment, vol. 217, (2018), 559-611, ISSN 1743-3541, WIT Press, DOI:

Theristis M., Fernández E. F., Georghiou G. E., and O’Donovan T. S., "Performance of a concentrating  photovoltaic monomodule under real operating conditions: Part II – Power Rating", Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 156, pp. 329-336, 2018.

Thravalou, S., Philokyprou, M., Michael, A., “The Impact of Window Control on Thermal Performance.  Investigating Adaptable Interventions in Vernacular Mediterranean Heritage. Journal of Architectural Conservation”, 24:1, 2018, 41-59, Routledge, DOI:

Vassiliades C., Michael A., Savvides, A., Kalogirou S., “Improvement of Passive Behaviour of Existing  Buildings through the Integration of Active Solar Energy Systems”. Energy 163 (2018) 01-15, Elsevier, DOI: 


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