Renewable Energy & Advanced Power Electronics Research Lab
Affiliations and Collaborations
Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics
The U.S. National Science Foundation’s Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics is part of its Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers program. REAPER Lab’s director, Prof. Robert Balog, is a co-director of the center. CNGP’s vision is to establish photovoltaic energy as a major source of energy in the United States and worldwide. The Center’s members conduct a suite of research, educational, and professional activities.
Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications
The Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications (GÜNAM) is a multi-disciplinary center of excellence in the area of solar energy science and technology. With rich infrastructure and human capital, GÜNAM is Turkey’s leading and most comprehensive national center in solar energy technology development including photovoltaic, concentrating solar thermal, and cross-cutting technologies such as high performance buildings, smart grids, and smart cities.
Netaş, the leading innovation and digital transformation company, offers innovative and creative solutions in information and communication technologies including end-to-end value-added solutions, system integration, and technology services to providers and corporations in both local and international markets. The company has acquired substantial competency, extensive knowledge, and strong experience since 1967 which allowed it to increase its business efficiency, and its’ information technology activities are enhanced with the contributions of the R&D unit. Netas offers various services to the leading companies in the public sector, as well as in telecommunication, finance, and other industries, assuming an important task in the digital transformation of Turkey and the region.
Qatar Solar Energy
As a state-of-the-art industrial solar institution in Qatar with expert capability across the value chain from ingot production to power generations, Qatar Solar Energy, has enabled Qatar with the remarkable capability to produce solar electricity at globally competitive Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) and to reach the objective of Electric Grid Party (EGP).
Texas A&M University
The Texas A&M Energy Institute supports new approaches to multi-disciplinary research, education, and external partnerships within all facets of the energy landscape. The Institute and the associated Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station connect engineering, sciences, technologies, economics, law, and policy decisions across the university’s colleges and departments.