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Burn before you build: The importance of destructive battery testing

Burn before you build: The importance of destructive battery testing

July 30, 2019 at 8:00 am 1 comment

Batteries solve the problem of intermittent solar irradiance and reliable clean energy. With energy storage systems, PV project owners and off-takers can continue using solar power long after the sun sets. After years of hype, battery systems are finally gaining traction in major markets, especially in states such as Hawaii,Read More

Q CELLS earns Top Performer recognition in PVEL’s 2019 PV Module Reliability Scorecard

Q CELLS earns Top Performer recognition in PVEL’s 2019 PV Module Reliability Scorecard

June 19, 2019 at 9:45 am 0 comments

We reported on the eyebrow raising solar module reliability issues PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) uncovered in its latest PV Module Reliability Scorecard, but we didn’t spotlight which company graded out as the Top Performer. This year’s PVEL PV Module Reliability Scorecard Top Performer was Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. one ofRead More

PVEL Module Reliability Scorecard: 30% of the module BOMs failed one or more test criteria

PVEL Module Reliability Scorecard: 30% of the module BOMs failed one or more test criteria

June 5, 2019 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

PV Evolution Labs (PVEL), the leading independent test lab for the global downstream solar industry, published the 5th Edition of its PV Module Reliability Scorecard in partnership with DNV GL. As the most comprehensive publicly available comparison of PV module reliability test results, the Scorecard ranks PV modules and manufacturersRead More