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Surge Voltage Tester

Methodology

Impulse voltage test to simulate effect of lightning strokes or elevated voltage spikes on PV modules.

Caracteristics

*Voltage impulse till 12kV
*Pulse width and duration : 1,2µs/50µs
*Programmable sequence

Expertise

Electrical characterization of PV modules.

Results

*Qualification of new PV modules technologies against high electrical spikes
*Effect of transient electrical test on PV modules

References

IEC61730-2
http://www.emtest.com/

Applications

*Standard and beyond standard test (IEC61730-2)
*Study of transient electrical behavior of new PV module technologies

Localisation

Partner

Institution
CEA INES
50, avenue du Lac Léman

Contact
Franck MEDLEGE
+33 479 792 808
franck.medlege@cea.fr

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