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Department of Energy awards funds to large-scale DNV GL study of bifacial solar module performance

Department of Energy awards funds to large-scale DNV GL study of bifacial solar module performance

November 19, 2018 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Bifacial PV modules have the potential to increase energy output by 5-10 percent annually in many locations. To achieve commercial viability, the products need to demonstrate their bankability. Common testing models, have begun to incorporate bifacial models. However currently only little validation data for bifacial PV modules exists, which alsoRead More

What batteries should you be installing? DNV GL launches Battery Performance Scorecard

What batteries should you be installing? DNV GL launches Battery Performance Scorecard

November 12, 2018 at 9:25 am 0 comments

There is a lot of noise when it comes to battery specs and performance claims as it relates to solar + energy storage and microgrid projects. To cut through the clutter, DNV GL, one of the largest independent energy expert and certification body, released its first annual Battery Performance Scorecard,Read More

Solar module reliability improves except in one performance metric, says DNV GL

Solar module reliability improves except in one performance metric, says DNV GL

May 29, 2018 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

DNV GL, a resource of independent energy experts and certification body, published its fourth annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard report, the most complete publicly available comparison of PV module reliability test results. This year’s report finds that the reliability and durability of modules submitted to DNV GL for testing forRead More

Battery chemistry matters: What to know before installing solar + storage systems

Battery chemistry matters: What to know before installing solar + storage systems

February 20, 2018 at 8:00 am 1 comment

The days when a residential or commercial solar installer did not need to know the difference in performance between lead-acid and lithium-based batteries are over. Battery storage has emerged as an unavoidable complement to solar, slashing peak charges and outwitting utility time-of-use charge games, not to mention saving microgrids fromRead More

DNV GL develops tool to verify lithium-ion battery life, predict degradation

DNV GL develops tool to verify lithium-ion battery life, predict degradation

October 23, 2017 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

DNV GL, a resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has created Battery XT, the first testing-based verification of battery lifetime for Li-on batteries. The independent verification tool compiles battery life cycle data and predicts battery degradation under different conditions and duty cycles, providing renewables stakeholders with an objective way toRead More