PV ModuleTech 2019 video: NREL’s Teresa Barnes

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This year’s PV ModuleTech show in Penang opened once more a window into how manufacturers, and the developers they supply to, are navigating the rapid pace of innovation in the module making industry. The launch of the PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings as the event got underway placed the spotlight on the financial and industrial health of the world’s top module manufacturers.

On the sidelines of the Malaysia show, PV Tech caught up with Teresa Barnes, who manages the Photovoltaic (PV) Reliability and System Performance Group at NREL We quizzed her over the trends dominating conference floor discussions, from bifacial's real potential beyond the hype to module manufacturing markets-to-watch and the top issues when benchmarking module quality.

See here for more information on the agenda, speakers and debate themes of this year's PV ModuleTech, held in Penang on 22-23 October 2019 

See here for an initial piece taking stock of the PV ModuleTech 2019 conference's highlights, written as the event got underway in Malaysia

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