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Title: Framework for a Comparative Accelerated Testing Standard for PV Modules: Preprint.
Author: Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Yamamichi, M.; Sample, T.; Miller, D.; Meakin, D.; Monokroussos, C.; TamizhMani, M.; Kempe, M.; Jordan, D.; Bosco, N.; Hacke, P.; Bermudez, V.; Kondo, M.
Pages/Volumes: 8 pp.
Publication Year: 2013
Notes: Presented at the 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 16-20 June 2013, Tampa, Florida
Document Type: Conference Paper
NTIS/GPO Number: 1090158
Subject Code Description: Solar Energy - Photovoltaics
Abstract: As the photovoltaic industry has grown, the interest in comparative accelerated testing has also grown. Private test labs offer testing services that apply greater stress than the standard qualification tests as tools for differentiating products and for gaining increased confidence in long-term PV investments. While the value of a single international standard for comparative accelerated testing is widely acknowledged, the development of a consensus is difficult. This paper strives to identify a technical basis for a comparative standard.
Accession Number: 57838
Library Notes: NPL-1307 REV
Report Numbers: CP-5200-57838

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