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Title: Block IV solar cell module design and test specification for Intermediate Load Center applications

Abstract

This document establishes requirements for performance of terrestrial solar cell modules intented for use in various test applications typically characterized as Intermediate Load Centers. During the 1979--1980 time period, such applications are expected to be in the 20 kilowatt to 500 kilowatt size range. In general, modules satisfying these requirements will have the following design features and characteristics: (1) 15.0 Vdc nominal operating voltage; (2) ability to be series connected to operating voltages of 500 Vdc; (3) nominal length of 1.2 m; (4) width from 0.2 m to 1.2 m in 20-mm increments; (5) output power rated at the Standard Operating Conditions; and (6) flat plate configuration (non-concentrating). In addition to module design and performance requirements, a series of characterization and qualification tests necessary to certify the module design for production, and the necessary performance tests for acceptance of modules are also specified.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Jet Propulsion Lab., Pasadena, CA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6226451
Report Number(s):
DOE/JPL/1012-78/10
DOE Contract Number:  
EX-76-A-29-1012
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; SOLAR CELLS; DESIGN; SPECIFICATIONS; TESTING; CERTIFICATION; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; HAIL; HUMIDITY; MECHANICAL TESTS; PERFORMANCE; PERFORMANCE TESTING; QUALITY ASSURANCE; TEMPERATURE EFFECTS; THERMAL CYCLING; ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATIONS; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; MATERIALS TESTING; PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; 140501* - Solar Energy Conversion- Photovoltaic Conversion

Citation Formats

. Block IV solar cell module design and test specification for Intermediate Load Center applications. United States: N. p., 1978. Web. doi:10.2172/6226451.
. Block IV solar cell module design and test specification for Intermediate Load Center applications. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6226451
. 1978. "Block IV solar cell module design and test specification for Intermediate Load Center applications". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6226451. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6226451.
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abstractNote = {This document establishes requirements for performance of terrestrial solar cell modules intented for use in various test applications typically characterized as Intermediate Load Centers. During the 1979--1980 time period, such applications are expected to be in the 20 kilowatt to 500 kilowatt size range. In general, modules satisfying these requirements will have the following design features and characteristics: (1) 15.0 Vdc nominal operating voltage; (2) ability to be series connected to operating voltages of 500 Vdc; (3) nominal length of 1.2 m; (4) width from 0.2 m to 1.2 m in 20-mm increments; (5) output power rated at the Standard Operating Conditions; and (6) flat plate configuration (non-concentrating). In addition to module design and performance requirements, a series of characterization and qualification tests necessary to certify the module design for production, and the necessary performance tests for acceptance of modules are also specified.},
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month = {11}
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