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Title: PVQAT TG2 Update

Thermal and mechanical fatigue: What are the appropriate number of thermal cycles for a long-term reliability test? Should this number be climate specific? What is the effect and appropriate level of DML testing?
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1215147
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-5J00-63834
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2015 NREL PV Photovoltaic Module Reliability Workshop, 24-27 February 2015, Golden, Colorado
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; THERMAL FATIGUE; MECHANICAL FATIGUE; RELIABILITY TEST; DML TEST; CLIMATE-SPECIFIC