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Title: Long term degradation of photovoltaic devices under real outdoor operating conditions
Authors: Zhu, Jiang
Wu, Dan
Betts, Thomas R.
Gottschalg, Ralph
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: PVSEC-21
Citation: ZHU, J. ... et al., 2011. Long term degradation of photovoltaic devices under real outdoor operating conditions. IN: Proceedings of the 21st International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-21), Fukuoka, Japan, 2011, 2pp.
Abstract: Performance losses in photovoltaic (PV) systems are a major impact on the financial viability of photovoltaic energy. The degradation rate (RD) of photovoltaic (PV) modules/systems is expected to be affected by the location of where the devices are installed, which will present different levels of different stresses. In this paper, a database is established by collecting the RD of PV modules/system from different locations based on literature from 1986 to 2011. A statistical analysis of the RD of the selected PV modules is presented. The correlation between their degradation and environmental strain doses are also investigated.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Submitted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13518
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Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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