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Alpine Climate Outdoor Testing of PV Modules

Methodology

The I-V test bench installed on the Pic de Bure Mount makes it possible to characterise the behaviour of photovoltaic modules in Alpine climate when exposed to high mechanical stresses (wind, wide temperature ranges, snow, frost).

Alpine Climate Outdoor Testing of PV Modules
Alpine Climate Outdoor Testing of PV Modules
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Caracteristics

* 24 measuring channels
* I-V and weather parameters measurements

Expertise

* Characterisation and analysis of PV modules in outdoor conditions

Results

References

Merten et al., Diagnostics of Degradation of Thin Films PV Modules During 3.85 Years of Outdoor Exposure

Applications

* Monitoring and analysis of the behaviour of modules undergoing mechanical stresses

Localisation

Partner
Plateau du Pic de Bure (05)

Institution
CEA
50 avenue du Lac Léman 73375 Le Bourget-du-Lac - France

Contact
Franck MEDLEGE
(+33) (0)4.79.79.28.08
franck.medlege@cea.fr

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