Born 1963 April 13th in Witten Germany, where he grew up.
Study of electrical engineering at “Ruhr-Universität Bochum” and finished his studies with the degree of Dipl.-Ing. for electrical engineering in 1989.
Employed at SMA Solar Technology AG since 1988 in various functions (mainly in development of solar and railway inverters)
Designed the first series produced solar inverter 1990
Played a leading role in the development of SMAs central inverter platforms SC100, SC500-11, CP and UP
2009 to 2014 head of technology development for central inverters.
Holder of more than 30 patents in railway and solar inverter business
Works as system architect in Business Unit Utility since 2014. The business Unit Utility is responsible for profit and loss in SMAs central inverter business. In 2017 the portfolio of the business unit had been expand by battery inverters (Sunny Central Storage SCS).
Andreas Falk defines new products and system solutions for large scale solar plants.
He published various papers since 1992. In the last years he published:
- Technologies for Grid Integration of PV Energy, 2015, GIZ Workshop, Berlin, Germany
- Solar inverter technology and grid interconnections of PV systems, 2017, European PhD School, Gaeta, Italy
- Low Voltage Ride Through with High Current Injection, 2017, Solar Integration Workshop, New Delhi, India
- Experiences with large Grid Forming Inverters on the Island St.Eustatius, Solar integration Workshop, 2018, Stockholm, Sweden
SOLAR PV PLUS ENERGY STORAGE BUSINESS MODELS TO OPTIMIZE FINANCIAL RETURNS
TIME: 13:05 - 13:50
DATE: 27 November 2018