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Boris Farnung

 Boris Farnung
Job Title
Head of Group PV Power Plants
Company
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
Country
Germany
Bio

Boris Farnung is Head of Group PV Power Plants at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Freiburg, Germany. Together with a staff of 15 scientists, experts and technicians, he is working on national and international research and industry projects.
In the past 10 years, Boris has gained the trust of leading technology companies, utilities and international financial institutions in developing, managing and completing complex technical projects with budgets up to one million EUR.
He is the Operating Agent of the IEA PVPS Task 13 - Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaic Systems. In this role, he has proven his ability to manage and coordinate international and distributed technical experts and scientists.
During his career, Boris has confirmed his ability in developing and leading teams, in change management and in intercultural skills. He has established international contacts and relationships with highest levels of confidence.

His specialties and fields of activity are:
- Quality assurance and bankability support for utility scale PV Power Plants
- Modeling, Monitoring and Analysis of Photovoltaic Components and Systems
- Testing and Characterization of PV Modules (Indoor and Outdoor)
- Expert Training and Scientific Studies