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Title: Photovoltaic module design, qualification and testing specification

Abstract

This specification establishes minimum design, qualification and acceptance requirements for terrestrial solar cell modules suitable for incorporation in photovoltaic array applications in the 20 kW to 500 kW range, such as defined by Department of Energy PRDA EM-D-04-0038. Both mandatory and recommended requirement levels for selected performance criteria have been specified for modules within these arrays. As applicable, the manufacturer/contractor shall be responsible for generation and selection of appropriate design or test levels within the scope of these criteria. Specification of any additional requirements as necessary to satisfy the particular array or system application shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer/contractor. Environmental requirements imposed by this specification are considered to be the minimum level acceptable to DOE.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Jet Propulsion Lab., Pasadena, CA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
6498277
Report Number(s):
DOE/JPL/1012-78/7A; JPL-5101-65
DOE Contract Number:  
EX-76-A-29-1012
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; SOLAR CELL ARRAYS; SPECIFICATIONS; DESIGN; ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES; HAIL; HUMIDITY; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; MECHANICAL TESTS; PERFORMANCE; SOLAR CELLS; THERMAL CYCLING; WEATHERING; ATMOSPHERIC PRECIPITATIONS; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; MATERIALS TESTING; PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER PLANTS; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES; POWER PLANTS; SOLAR POWER PLANTS; TESTING; 140501* - Solar Energy Conversion- Photovoltaic Conversion

Citation Formats

. Photovoltaic module design, qualification and testing specification. United States: N. p., 1978. Web. doi:10.2172/6498277.
. Photovoltaic module design, qualification and testing specification. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6498277
. 1978. "Photovoltaic module design, qualification and testing specification". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/6498277. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6498277.
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abstractNote = {This specification establishes minimum design, qualification and acceptance requirements for terrestrial solar cell modules suitable for incorporation in photovoltaic array applications in the 20 kW to 500 kW range, such as defined by Department of Energy PRDA EM-D-04-0038. Both mandatory and recommended requirement levels for selected performance criteria have been specified for modules within these arrays. As applicable, the manufacturer/contractor shall be responsible for generation and selection of appropriate design or test levels within the scope of these criteria. Specification of any additional requirements as necessary to satisfy the particular array or system application shall be the responsibility of the manufacturer/contractor. Environmental requirements imposed by this specification are considered to be the minimum level acceptable to DOE.},
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