ASTM WK46965

    Revision of E1036 - 12 Standard Test Methods for Electrical Performance of Nonconcentrator Terrestrial Photovoltaic Modules and Arrays Using Reference Cells

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    Active Standard: E1036 - 12

    Developed by Subcommittee: E44.09 | Committee E44 | Contact Staff Manager



    WK46965

    1. Rationale

    This revision relaxes the error limits from 0.1% to 0.2% for the current and voltage measurement equipment to be compatible with commercial outdoor module and system I-V measurement systems. 0.1% has been found to be extremely difficult to achieve, and because of the dominance of irradiance, a limit of 0.2% does not increase the overall uncertainty.


    Keywords

    arrays; modules; performance; photovoltaic; testing;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    08-07-2014

    Technical Contact:
    Carl Osterwald

    Item:
    005

    Ballot:
    E44 (14-01)

    Status:
    In Balloting