Spire Receives Contract For Solar Simulator From Chinese Thin-Film PV Manufacturer

Bedford, Mass.-based Spire Corp. has received a contract from a China-based thin-film photovoltaic module manufacturer for the delivery of a Spi-Sun Simulator 6013i SLP solar simulator.

The custom unit will have a test area of 6 meters by 1.3 meters, allowing the manufacturer to accurately characterize the performance of its large-area thin-film modules. The design will also include an automation system that will allow the manufacturer to connect and transfer its long modules into the test area, where a dark I-V and full light I-V curve are measured.

Spire says the custom Spi-Sun Simulator 6013i SLP technology and design are based on its existing solar simulator products, which are widely used globally in test labs and manufacturing facilities.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here