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IV bench on fixed frame

Methodology

Up to 24 PV modules installed on a frame oriented to 21° North. Continuous I=f(V) characterisations in real sunlight. The modules are connected to dump resistors between two IV acquisitions.

PV module exposure bench
PV module exposure bench
Solar radiation sensors
Solar radiation sensors

Caracteristics

4-quadrant charging, max. 72V-12A or 40V-20A

Expertise

IV characterisation
Solar resource measurement (namely IR, UVA and UVB)
Humidity, salinity and dirt measurements

Results

Study of the aging processes on standard modules in tropical, humid and salty environment. Aging on systems connected to the grid (domestic, microgrid or large scale) and installed on a fixed frame.

References

Applications

All types of PV cells or PV modules without concentration

Localisation

Partner
Réunion island

Institution
PIMENT, Université de La Réunion
40 avenue de Soweto, 97410 St-Pierre - France

Contact
Mathieu DAVID
(+262) 02 62 96 49 60
mathieu.david@univ-reunion.fr

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