Renewable Energy Innovation

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I am an electronic and electrical engineer who has been working on renewable energy systems since 1999.

I teach the City and Guilds 2399 course in PV installation at the Centre for Alternative Technology and have given various talks, lectures, courses and workshops to others including CREST, EWB-UK and the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Throughout 2007 and 2008 I was helping to install small renewable energy projects (wind, micro-hydro and solar PV) in the Philippines for a Filipino NGO (Sibol Ng Agham At Teknolihiya). Previously I completed my PhD research into medium sized off-grid renewable energy systems at the Centre for Renewable Energy Systems (CREST) in Loughborough University.

I work on a number of renewable energy related projects, most of which is documented here on this website.

My CV and academic work, including papers and PhD thesis, is here:

Download my CV here

Download my PhD thesis, "DC Electrical Interconnection of Renewable Energy Sources in a Stand-Alone Power System with Hydrogen Storage, 2007" , here

Publications (please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like a copy):

  • M. Little, M. Thomson and D. Infield "Electrical integration of renewable energy into stand-alone power supplies incorporating hydrogen storage" presented at the Second European Hydrogen Energy Conference, Zaragoza, 2005.

  • M. Little, M. Thomson, and D. G. Infield, "Control of a DC-interconnected renewable-energy-based stand-alone power supply" presented at Universities Power Engineering Conference, Cork, 2005.

  • M.Little, D.Infield, M.Thomson, "Electrical integration of renewable energy into stand-alone power supplies with a central DC bus" Loughborough University Division Conference, Sutton Bonnington, Nottinghamshire, 2005.

  • M. Little, M. Thomson, and D. G. Infield, "Power converters for use in stand-alone renewable energy systems incorporating hydrogen storage" presented at Universities Power Engineering Conference, Bristol, 2004.

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7 Segment LED Board
This is a serially-interfaced 7 segment LED kit which can be linked together to create numerical displays. The LED display is a large 45mm/1.75" unit... Read More...
Serial LCD Display
This LCD display unit displays any data sent to it via a serial connection. It is based upon the ATmega328 and the Arduino Uno bootloader. This unit... Read More...
This TV-B-Gone kit is a 'disruptive technology device' designed to switch off annoying and unnecessary televisions. The TV-B-Gone was conceived... Read More...
Laser Cutter Coolant Monitor
This is a large visual temperature display which can be used as an alert if a temperature set-point is reached. It was built for a friend who has a... Read More...
DIY solar PV kit
This kit contains all the parts you need to start your off-grid journey. It is a DIY micro solar PV (photovoltaic) system, which includes a 10Wp... Read More...

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