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IEA-PVPS – Technical Reports

The IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) is one of the Technology Collaboration Programmes (TCP) established within the IEA, and since its establishment in 1993, the PVPS participants have been conducting a variety of joint projects in the application of photovoltaic conversion of solar energy into electricity.

TÜV Rheinland is participating in IEA PVPS Task 13 since year 2010.

Latest publications:

pdf Quantification of Technical Risks in PV Power Systems 2021 8 MB Download
pdf Assessment of Performance Loss Rate of PV Power System 4 MB Download
pdf Bifacial Photovoltaic Modules and Systems: Experience and Results from International Research and Pilot Applications 10 MB Download
pdf Climatic Rating of Photovoltaic Modules: Different Technologies for Various Operating Conditions 2020 7 MB Download
pdf Designing New Materials for Photovoltaics: Opportunities for Lowering Cost and Increasing Performance through Advanced Material Innovations 2 MB Download
pdf Performance of New Photovoltaic System Designs 6 MB Download
pdf Uncertainties in Yield Assessments and PV LCOE 2020 3 MB Download

More Technical Reports:

pdf Technical Assumptions Used in PV Financial Models Review of Current Practices and Recommendations 3 MB Download
pdf Improving Efficiency of PV Systems Using Statistical Performance Monitoring 3 MB Download
pdf Uncertainties in PV System Yield Predictions and Assessments 4 MB Download
pdf PV Performance Modeling Methods and Practices Results from the 4th PV Performance Modeling Collaborative Workshop 6 MB Download
pdf Photovoltaic Module Energy Yield Measurements: Existing Approaches and Best Practice 6 MB Download
pdf Assessment of PV-Module Failures in the Field 9 MB Download
pdf Review on Infrared and Electroluminescence Imaging for PV Field Applications 4 MB Download

Solar Bankability – Technical Reports

pdf D1.1 D2.1 Technical Risks in PV Projects 3 MB Download
pdf D1.2 D2.2 Minimizing Technical Risks in PV Projects 2 MB Download
pdf D3.1 Review & Gap Analysis Technical Assumptions in PV Electricity Cost 4 MB Download
pdf D3.2 Best Practice Checklists 453 KB Download
pdf D3.2 Best Practice Guidelines for PV Costs Calculation 3 MB Download
pdf D4.1 PV Business Model Contry Snapshots 1 MB Download
pdf D4.2 Financial Modelling of PV Risks 2 MB Download
pdf D4.3 Technical Bankability Guidelines 3 MB Download
pdf D5.8 Best Practices Guidelines for Risk Management 2 MB Download