Photovoltaic performance and reliability workshop

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This proceedings is the compilation of papers presented at the ninth PV Performance and Reliability Workshop held at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel on September 4--6, 1996. This years workshop included presentations from 25 speakers and had over 100 attendees. All of the presentations that were given are included in this proceedings. Topics of the papers included: defining service lifetime and developing models for PV module lifetime; examining and determining failure and degradation mechanisms in PV modules; combining IEEE/IEC/UL testing procedures; AC module performance and reliability testing; inverter reliability/qualification testing; standardization of utility interconnect requirements for PV systems; need activities ... continued below

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Kroposki, B. October 1, 1996.

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This proceedings is the compilation of papers presented at the ninth PV Performance and Reliability Workshop held at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel on September 4--6, 1996. This years workshop included presentations from 25 speakers and had over 100 attendees. All of the presentations that were given are included in this proceedings. Topics of the papers included: defining service lifetime and developing models for PV module lifetime; examining and determining failure and degradation mechanisms in PV modules; combining IEEE/IEC/UL testing procedures; AC module performance and reliability testing; inverter reliability/qualification testing; standardization of utility interconnect requirements for PV systems; need activities to separate variables by testing individual components of PV systems (e.g. cells, modules, batteries, inverters,charge controllers) for individual reliability and then test them in actual system configurations; more results reported from field experience on modules, inverters, batteries, and charge controllers from field deployed PV systems; and system certification and standardized testing for stand-alone and grid-tied systems.

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  • Photovoltaic performance and reliability workshop, Lakewood, CO (United States), 4-6 Sep 1996

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  • Other: DE96013115
  • Report No.: NREL/TP--411-21760
  • Report No.: CONF-9609276--
  • Grant Number: AC36-83CH10093
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 392808
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676193

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Kroposki, B. Photovoltaic performance and reliability workshop, article, October 1, 1996; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676193/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.