PV module power output : Sensitivity and uncertainty in non-STC measurementsFunded under: FP1-ENNONUC 3C
This paper assesses some of the issues influencing the determination of electrical characteristics of crystalline silicon PV modules when measurements are made at non-standard test conditions. Procedures are described for the laboratory measurement of I-V characteristics and other electrical parameters. A field I-V curve measurement and analysis procedure is also detailed, which permits field verification of laboratory calibrations. A comparison of laboratory and field measurements on individual modules is given, in which extrapolation of field data corrects for deviations from standard test conditions (STC).
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 23rd IEEE PV Specialists Conference, Las Vegas (US), Oct. 7-11, 1991
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36562 ORA
Record Number: 199210192 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en