Ben Kroposki

PV Systems-Grid Interactions


National Renewable Energy Lab 1617 Cole Blvd
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303 275 2979


Benjamin Kroposki, PhD, PE

Dr. Kroposki manages the Distributed Energy Systems Integration Group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).¬† Dr. Kroposki received his BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech and PhD in Engineering Systems from Colorado School of Mines.¬† His expertise is in the design and testing of renewable and distributed power systems with a focus on photovoltaic systems and grid integration.¬† He has written more than 70 publications in these areas and is the guest editor for IEEE Power & Energy Magazine special issues on solar energy integration.¬† Dr. Kroposki also participates in the development of distributed power and renewable standards and codes.¬† He serves as Chairman for IEEE 1547.4 ‚ÄúGuide for Design, Operation, and Integration of Distributed Resource Island Systems with Electric Power Systems‚ÄĚ and served as secretary for IEEE 1547.1 ‚ÄúStandard for Conformance Test Procedures for Equipment Interconnecting Distributed Resources with Electric Power Systems‚ÄĚ.¬† Dr. Kroposki is the US representative for International Energy Agency (IEA) Photovoltaic Power Systems Task 11 on Hybrid Power and Minigrid systems and Task 14 on High Penetration PV Systems in Electricity Grids.¬†