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Basant Raj Paudyal

PhD Research Fellow

Ph.D. Research Fellow

H4048 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )
Office hours:
10:00 - 18:00

Completed Bachelors in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Kantipur Engineering College, Lalitpur Nepal

Completed Masters in Renewable Energy Engineering from Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal. 

Ph.D. Researcher in Monitoring and Performance Assessment of Solar PV Systems in the Outdoor Environment.

Research interests

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies, Solar Photovoltaics, Outdoor performance of PV modules, Solar PV Systems and innovations,

Geothermal Energy  



Selected publications

  • Paudyal BR, Shakya SR, Paudyal DP and Mulmi, DD Soiling induced transmittance losses in solar PV modules installed in Kathmandu Valley.Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar , vol. 4: 5, August 2017https://doi.org/10.1186/s40807-017-0042-z
  • Paudyal BR and Shakya SR, Dust accumulation effects on efficiency of solar PV modules for off-grid purpose: A case study of Kathmandu. Solar Energy , vol. 135, pp. 103-110, October 2016http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2016.05.046
  • Paudyal BR, Neupane A., Yadav S., Adhikari T. and Shakya SR, "Effect of Dust Accumulation on Solar Panels and Mechanism for Alleviation: Design for Street Lighting Purpose." Proceedings of IOE Graduate Conference , ISSN No .: 2350- 8914 (Online), 2350-8906 (Print), Volume: 3, December 2015

Scientific publications

  • Paudyal, Basant Raj; Imenes, Anne Gerd (2019). Performance assessment of field deployed multi-crystalline PV modules in Nordic conditions.
  • Paudyal, Basant Raj; Imenes, Anne Gerd (2019). Outdoor monitoring of spectral irradiance for PV module performance testing.
  • Paudyal, Basant Raj; Imenes, Anne Gerd; Sætre, Tor Oskar (2018). Review of Guidelines for PV Systems Performance and Degradations Monitoring.

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