Improved PV system reliability results from surge evaluations at Sandia National Laboratories

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Electrical surges on ac and dc inverter power wiring and diagnostic cables have the potential to shorten the lifetime of power electronics. These surges may be caused by either nearby lightning or capacitor switching transients. This paper contains a description of ongoing surge evaluations of PV power electronics and surge mitigation hardware at Sandia.

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Bonn, Russell H. & Gonzalez, Sigifredo April 11, 2000.

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  • Sandia National Laboratories
    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Electrical surges on ac and dc inverter power wiring and diagnostic cables have the potential to shorten the lifetime of power electronics. These surges may be caused by either nearby lightning or capacitor switching transients. This paper contains a description of ongoing surge evaluations of PV power electronics and surge mitigation hardware at Sandia.

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2 p.

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OSTI as DE00755630

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  • National Center for Photovoltaics Program Review Meeting, Denver, CO (US), 04/17/2000--04/19/2000; Other Information: Supercedes report DE00755630

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  • Report No.: SAND2000-0876C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 755630
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc711682

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  • April 11, 2000

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Bonn, Russell H. & Gonzalez, Sigifredo. Improved PV system reliability results from surge evaluations at Sandia National Laboratories, article, April 11, 2000; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc711682/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.