Tag - degradation

PID verloop

‘3 to 6 percent of yield losses is sufficient to render PV projects financially nonviable’

Characteristic for PV installations is that they will underperform as a result of Potential Induced Degradation or PID. PID occurs on all photovoltaic panels, often without the owner of the installation being aware of it. PID can occur within weeks [...]

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Tigo Optimizers

Successful implementation PIDbox on PV plant with Tigo optimizers

Tigo is the developer of products that solve solar shading issues and solar panel mismatching. As can be read here, the PIDbox of iLumen can without any problem be installed to solar panels with Tigo optimizers. Several successful results [...]

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PID free label solar panels

Are ‘PID free’ solar panels really free from degradation?

Many solar panel manufacturers claim their panels are ‘PID free’, which should mean that they will not suffer any efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation. However, in practice ‘PID free’ does NOT mean no degradation will occur. Potential Induced [...]

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