Visit to the IBC SOLAR test facility I: Polycrystalline modules through the ages

A walk through our test facility allows you to immerse yourself in the history of photovoltaics. Modules from many generations, some already a decade and a half old, show how technology has changed. Guest author and product manager René Schüler presents special test objects in a blog series and provides background knowledge to cell technologies and typical ageing effects. The blog series starts with a comparison between polycrystalline modules from 2004 and 2018. (more…)