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Dr. Katerina Fragaki

Lecturer in Renewable Energy

School of Engineering

Computing and Technology Building, CM021

+44 (0) 1772 89 3826

afragaki@uclan.ac.uk

Dr Katerina Fragaki is a Lecturer in Renewable Energy at the School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire since January 2012.

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Dr Katerina Fragaki is a Lecturer in Renewable Energy at the School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Central Lancashire since January 2012. She has a First degree in Physics from University of Patras in Greece, MSc in Renewable Energy Systems Technology from Loughborough University in UK and PhD on Photovoltaic Systems from the University of Southampton in UK. After completing her PhD and before coming to Preston to join the School of Computing Engineering and Physical Sciences, she worked in the research projects DESIRE (Dissemination strategy on Electricity balancing for large Scale Integration of Renewable Energy) at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Virtual Village (VIRVIL) at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff University (UK) and as a Lecturer in Renewable Energy at the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences at Durham University.

Publications

Fragaki, Aikaterini, Andersen, Anders N. and Toke, David (2008) Exploration of economical sizing of gas engine and thermal store for combined heat and power plants in the UK. Energy, 33 (11). pp. 1659-1670. ISSN 0360-5442

Toke, David and Fragaki, Aikaterini (2008) Do liberalised electricity markets help or hinder CHP and district heating? The case of the UK. Energy Policy, 36 (4). pp. 1448-1456. ISSN 0301-4215

Fragaki, Aikaterini and Andersen, Anders N. (2011) Conditions for aggregation of CHP plants in the UK electricity market and exploration of plant size. Applied Energy, 88 (11). pp. 3930-3940. ISSN 0306-2619

Fragaki, Aikaterini and Markvart, Tom (2012) System memory effects in the sizing of stand-alone PV systems. PROGRESS IN PHOTOVOLTAICS: RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS, online.

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Qualifications

First degree in Physics from University of Patras (Greece)

MSc in Renewable Energy Systems Technology from Loughborough University (UK)

PhD on Photovoltaic Systems from the University of Southampton (UK)

Research

Performance of renewable energy systems in buildings and communities

Contribution in the IsWindTech project, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF

Teaching

Katerina is teaching on the MSc course Renewable Energy Engineering