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Photovoltaic Module Energy Yield Measurements: Existing Approaches and Best Practice

IEA PVPS Task 13, Subtask 3 Report IEA‐PVPS T13‐11:2018 May 2018 Table of Contents Foreword …………………………………………………………………………………… 9 Acknowledgements ……………………………………………………………………………….. 10 List of abbreviations ……………………………………………………………………………… 11 Executive Summary ………………………………………………………………. 13 1 2 3 4 Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………… 17 Background Information ………………………………………………………… 18 … Continue reading

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IEA-PVPS T13-01 2014 Review of Failures of Photovoltaic Modules Final – Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaic Systems

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Trade War: SolarWorld challenges US import duty rates and loopholes

The key challenge is SolarWorld’s attempt to appeal the so-called ‘scope ruling,’ which enabled Chinese module manufacturers to avoid duties if they used solar cells produced outside China. PV manufacturer SolarWorld is taking the United States government to court for … Continue reading

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Citigroup: How solar module prices could fall to 25c/Wp

Energy analysts at global investment bank Citigroup suggest that the cost of solar PV modules could fall beyond most expectations in coming years – and reach a cost of just 25c a watt by 2020. The prediction is included in … Continue reading

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Who’s Next? – Fears from Suntech bond default spread to other Chinese PV manufacturers

Testing times for China-based PV manufacturers as loans and lines of credit scrutinised. The Suntech Power Holdings saga has quickly led to questions being asked of the financial health of other leading China-based PV manufacturers. According to a report from Bloomberg, … Continue reading

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