Background and activities
Egil Viken has a M.Sc. in energy and environmental engineering from NTNU Gløshaugen and has specialization in energy conversion using electric manchines and power electronics. In his master thesis he wrote about a modular multilevel converter (MMC) for efficient integration of large-scale photovoltaics and battery storage systems. Egil has also been involved in a researc project about current interruption in supercritical fluids together with SINTEF Energy in Trondheim.