module testing

July 23, 2021
As solar continues to proliferate and spread into new markets, the technology is finding itself operating in tougher climates than ever before. PV Tech talks to research institute QEERI to learn more about the heightened risk of soiling in the desert, the growing prominence of abrasion and some surprising results from temperature coefficient testing.
July 6, 2021
Less rigidity during wind speeds and greater susceptibility to cracks under load pressures have been found within oversized solar modules during a new study.
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June 2, 2021
On the back of this year’s PV Evolution Labs’ Module Reliability Scorecard, PV Tech’s Liam Stoker speaks to Tristan Erion-Lorico about how the industry can tackle its increasing junction box failure problem, the possible threat to large-format modules from microcracks and the key takeaways for solar project developers.
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May 26, 2021
GCL System Integration has been recognised as a top performer within the PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) module reliability scorecard for a fifth consecutive year.
May 26, 2021
A total of 117 modules from 26 manufacturers have received ‘Top Performer’ status within PV Evolution Labs’ (PVEL) 2021 Module Reliability Scorecard, however the report has also highlighted an increase in failure rates within the industry.
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March 1, 2021
In the second of a two-part feature, Q CELLS details its participation in TÜV Rheinland’s Quality Controlled PV program and what it means for the solar sector in the future.
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January 25, 2021
In the first of a two-part feature, Q CELLS explains how it is forging a quality-focused future for photovoltaics, together with the vital input of a handful of respected industry experts.
April 16, 2019
Fraunhofer ISE will validate and refine DuPont's accelerated testing methods with a view to improving on the current IEC protocols.
March 19, 2019
The Philippines' first floating solar testbed to withstand typhoons is in a region that has on average 20 storms a year. It will also assess framed and frameless PV modules.
December 11, 2018
Independent energy advisory and certification body DNV GL has launched its first mobile laboratory service for the on-site testing of PV modules across India.

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