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IEA-PVPS – Technical Reports

The IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) is one of the collaborative R&D Agreements 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.

As the Operating Agent (OA), TÜV Rheinland is responsible for leading the IEA PVPS Task 13 since year 2010.

Latest publications are available here:

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