Solar Module Reliability in the News
Materials matter in solar modules – they can extend module lifetime and bring down the cost of solar electricity. But in today’s cost-competitive market, some manufacturers are substituting unproven or inferior quality materials that have the potential to compromise not only the performance of the modules, but also the reputation of the solar energy industry at a critical time in its growth. DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions and other quality leaders have been working to raise awareness of the issue and encouraging system developers, investors and owners to understand more of the fundamentals behind what materials make up a module and the impact they have on its power output – and return on investment - over time.
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Here are some recent headlines:
Materials Matter in Reducing Risk in Solar Installations|
By Conrad Burke, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions for Solar Novus Today
April 7, 2013
Subsidy losses have created supplier glut in solar power
Quality issues threaten to give solar a black eye
An Experienced Perspective - Investigating Module Performance in the Service Environment
Solar Struggle: A Rise Of Poorly Made PV Modules?
Is the solar industry prepared for a quality blowout?
Emerging Solar Strategies, Part 3: DuPont’s Push for Quality Standards
What value does standardizing the Materials for the Solar Industry do?
|Materials Make the Module|
By Homer Antoniadis, with foreword by Urs Schoop – Future PV Magazine