Tag - PID

EL-test einde

Best results for PIDbox on comparative practical PID solutions test

Characteristic for PV installations is that they will underperform as a result of Potential Induced Degradation or PID. As a solution, iLumen developed the PIDbox. This patented device is installed between the solar panels and the inverter to regenerate [...]

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PID coating patent

iLumen acquires patent PID coating for American market

Over time, solar modules suffer efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation. To cope with this phenomenon, iLumen developed the PIDbox, a device that increases the efficiency of solar panels and extends their lifespan. In order to obtain the highest [...]

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EU Gateway business missie iLumen Japan

iLumen participant in European Union trade mission to Japan

A few months ago iLumen submitted its candidacy for participation in the trade mission ‘Green Energy Technologies’ to Japan, organized by the European Union. The jury has withheld the dossier about the PIDbox, the patented device that increases the [...]

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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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Intersolar Europe 2019 iLumen

iLumen exhibitor at Intersolar Europe trade fair in Munich

From Wednesday, May 15 through Friday, May 17, iLumen will participate as an exhibitor at Intersolar Europe in Munich, the world’s largest trade fair in the solar panel sector. iLumen will present its product innovations, including the PIDbox, to the [...]

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PID free label zonnepanelen

Independent research confirms ‘PID free’ solar modules are not free from degradation

Potential Induced Degradation (PID) occurs on all photovoltaic modules, often without the owner of the installation being aware of it. Because of this phenomenon the solar modules degrade faster and therefore don’t achieve the expected return during their lifetime. However, [...]

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iLumen presents PIDbox technology at Solarex fair in Istanbul

In collaboration with official reseller Cleanglobe, iLumen currently participates in Solarex. This renowned solar energy exhibition takes place in Istanbul from Thursday 4 to Saturday 6 april. Solarex is an extremely suitable platform where the newest technologies in the [...]

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PIDbox Light

Dutch journalist impressed about iLumen’s PIDbox: “It recovers your PV modules”

Today iLumen is active in no less than 40 countries with its efficiency-increasing PIDbox. The Dutch journalist Warna Oosterbaan of newspaper NRC Handelsblad is one of the many foreign customers of iLumen.“For nearly six years now, I am a [...]

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iLumen wins Energy Globe Award Belgium

iLumen has won the Energy Globe Award Belgium. Experts from the Energy Globe evaluation committee evaluated more than 2.000 submissions from about 180 countries and designated iLumen’s patented PIDbox as the winner of the Belgian submissions. The PIDbox is a [...]

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iLumen's Pidbox

Why iLumen’s PIDbox is the only PID solution that prevents from and cures efficiency losses

The PIDbox of iLumen increases the yield of PV modules and extends their life. This patented device is unique in the sense that it is the only PID solution in the market that is installed in series between the [...]

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drone inspectie

Infrared drone inspection shows PID at industrial PV plants

In order to detect possible defects or problems of solar panels, an inspection is necessary on a regular base. An alternative way of inspection is an infrared inspection by drone. The image below shows infrared images of a drone inspection [...]

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Intersolar Europe 2017 livetest

PIDbox regenerates degraded solar panel at fast pace during Intersolar Europe

The PIDbox of iLumen increases the yield of solar panels which suffer from efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation. In combination with PIDcoating, the regeneration process is significantly accelerated. During a live test at Intersolar Europe in Munich, [...]

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Intersolar Europe Innovation and Application Forum

Presentation iLumen at ‘Innovation and Application Forum’ Intersolar Europe

As iLumen was nominated last year as a finalist for the Intersolar Europe Awards (category ‘photovoltaics’, our company was invited to give a presentation at the ‘Innovation and Application Forum’ at the Intersolar Europe fair in Munich. Project Manager Ismaël [...]

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PIDbox series versus parallel

The difference between PIDbox iLumen and other PID solutions explained

Solar power is one of the best solutions to provide residential and non-residential buildings with renewable energy. One of the characteristics of solar panels is that they are subjected to efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation or PID. [...]

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PIDbox MIni

Independent testing agency shows significant solar panel efficiency losses

All types of solar panels are subjected to efficiency losses due to Potential Induced Degradation (PID). This phenomenon often occurs without the owner of the photovoltaic system being aware of it. The independent testing agency Solar Tester, commissioned by [...]

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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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