TITLE

Degradation Analysis of a CPV Module After Six Years On-sun

AUTHOR(S)
Muller, Matthew; Jordan, Dirk; Kurtz, Sarah
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2015, Vol. 1679 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
There are many publications in the literature that determine long-term degradation of PV modules and systems but there is little in this area on CPV due to this industry's young age. This work focuses on analyzing the degradation of a Soitec CPV module (Concentrix CX200-09) which has been on-sun at NREL since early 2009. Furthermore the focus is on determining the applicability of degradation calculation procedures that have been developed using flat plate PV data.
ACCESSION #
110052373

 

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