Power Electronics — The Key Technology For Renewable Energy System Integration

Frede Blaabjerg

Aalborg University

Frede Blaabjerg was with ABB-Scandia, Randers, Denmark, from 1987 to 1988. He then got the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Aalborg University in 1995. He became Assistant Professor in 1992, Associate Professor in 1996, and a Full Professor of power electronics and drives in 1998. From 2017 he became a Villum Investigator. His current research interests include power electronics and its applications such as in wind turbines and PV systems. He has published more than 500 journal papers in the fields of power electronics and its applications. In 2018 he is President Elect of IEEE Power Electronics Society.   


The energy paradigms in many countries (e.g., Germany and Denmark) have experienced a significant change from fossil-based resources to clean renewables (e.g., wind turbines and photovoltaics) in the past few decades. The... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Frede Blaabjerg (Aalborg University)

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Wind energy technology and impact on environment


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