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Outdoor performance of CIGS modules in different climates
Author(s): Kristopher Toivola; Paul F. Robusto; Ajay Saproo; Bill Kessler
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Paper Abstract

Outdoor product reliability testing of MiaSolé Glass-Glass CIGS Modules in different external environments is an important aspect of determining the overall product durability and quality. The multi-year performance of MiaSolé modules in several different test regions will be presented. MiaSolé has implemented outdoor testing in Dry and Hot region (Phoenix, Arizona); Hot and Humid (Miami, Florida); Seasonally Cold with Snowfall (Medina, Ohio) and at MiaSolé Headquarters in Santa Clara, CA. MiaSolé used a second party to perform the outdoor testing in Arizona, Florida, and Ohio. We will review the details of the test site setup, installation, on-site implementation, data transfer and analysis methodology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 2014
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9179, Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems VII, 917909 (8 October 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2063308
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Kristopher Toivola, MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp. (United States)
Paul F. Robusto, MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp. (United States)
Ajay Saproo, MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp. (United States)
Bill Kessler, MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9179:
Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems VII
Neelkanth G. Dhere, Editor(s)

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