Solar PV has huge scope for improvement – Nigel Taylor, Project Leader Photovoltaics, European Commission, DG JRC, IET
In our Exclusive interview in partnership with EU PVSEC 2016, within Solar & Cleantech Policy Decision-Makers Exclusive Interviews Series, we speak to Nigel Taylor, Technical Programme Chair of the EU PVSEC Scientific Committee.
Nigel Taylor, currently leads the photovoltaics R&D project in the Renewable Energy Unit of the Institute for Energy and Transport.
He represents the SET-PLAN Information System in the Solar Europe Industrial Initiative. He is a topic organiser on standardisation for the EUPVSEC conference and task leader for the module and system performance expert group in European photovoltaic research infrastructure network SOPHIA. Dr. Taylor graduated in mechanical engineering from Dublin University, Trinity College in 1982 and was awarded his Ph.D. also from Trinity in 1987. After jobs in industrial R&D in Germany and Italy, he joined the European Commission in 1997.