Effect of Cell Cracks on Module Power Loss and Degradation

Recipient EPRI (PI: Libby, Cara)

Subs NREL LBL Southern Company

Status Awarded

Abstract This project intends to couple finite element modeling, accelerated lifetime testing, novel module imaging techniques, data analytics, small-scale outdoor testing, and large-scale PV plant performance data to improve understanding of how cracks effect module power loss and degradation.