Technical Program

Technical Program Overview

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THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019



8:30 - 10:00 AM
AREA 11

SOLAR POWER FORECASTING AND GRID INTEGRATION
Chair/Organizer: Joakim Widen, Jan Kleissl
Sheraton 1


8:30

#642

Operationally Perfect Solar Power Forecasts: A Scalable Strategy to Lowest-Cost Firm Solar Power Generation. Richard Perez1, Marc Perez2, Marco Pierro3, James Schlemmer1, Sergey Kivalov1, John Dise2, Mark Grammatico2, Agate Swierc2, Philipp Schmidd2, Patrick Keelin2, Jorge Ferreira2, Morgan Putnam2, Thomas E. Hoff2. 1University at Albany, Albany, NY, United States2Clean Power Research, Kirkland, WA, United States3University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, *, Italy


8:45

#643

Solar Forecasting for Low Voltage Network Operations: Selected Case Studies in Australia. Nicholas A. Engerer, Jamie M. Bright, Carl Tidemann. Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia


9:15

#645

Benchmark analysis of day-ahead solar power forecasting techniques using weather predictions. Lennard R. Visser, Tarek A. AlSkaif, Wilfried G.J.H.M van Sark. Utrecht University, Utrecht, *, Netherlands


9:30

#646

On the Interdependence and Importance of Meteorological Variables for Photovoltaic Output Power Estimation. Tarek AlSkaif1, Soumyabrata Dev2, Lennard Visser1, Murhaf Hossari2, Wilfried van Sark1. 1Utrecht University, Utrecht , *, Netherlands2Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, *, Ireland


9:45

#647

Prediction of Representative Waveform of Surplus PV Power Based on Cluster Analysis of Power Demand and PV Output. Akito Kawanobe1, Shinji Wakao1, Tomoya Taima2, Norihiro Kanno2, Hiroyuki Mabuchi2. 1Waseda University, Shinjyuku-ku, *, Japan2Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc., Yokohama-shi, *, Japan

AREA 1

INTERMEDIATE BAND PHOTOVOLTAICS
Chair/Organizer: Susanna Thon, Gergely Zimanyi
Chicago 10


8:30

#648

Minimum material quality threshold for intermediate band solar cells using a multi-band device simulator with fully coupled optics. Matthew M. Wilkins1,2, Eduard C. Dumitrescu1, Jacob J. Krich1,2. 1Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada2School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ottawa, ON, Canada


9:00

#649

Intermediate Band Challenge in InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Solar Cell at Cryogenic Temperatures. Yangyi Yao , Mario Dagenais. University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States


9:15

#650

Device model for intermediate band materials. Eduard C. Dumitrescu1, Matthew M. Wilkins1,2, Jacob J. Krich1,2. 1Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada2School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ottawa, ON, Canada


9:30

#651

InGaN Quantum Dots for Intermediate Band Solar Cells. Luc Robichaud1, Jacob J. Krich1,2. 1Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada2School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada


9:45

#652

Addressing Safety Issues in Development of Quantum Dot Incorporated EVA Lamination of Photovoltaic Devices. Bahareh Sadeghimakki, Yaxin Zheng, Roohollah S. Tarighat, Jacob A.L. Brunning, Hrilina Ghosh, Siva Sivoththaman. University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

AREA 2

CIGSE MODELING AND CHARACTERIZATION
Chair/Organizer: Shubhra Bansal, Edgardo Saucedo
Chicago 9


8:30

#653

Dry Heat-Induced Degradation of (Ag,Cu)(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells: Experiment and Simulation. Aaron Arehart1, Pran Paul1, Jeff Bailey2, Rouin Farshchi2, Dmitry Poplavskyy2. 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States2MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp., Santa Clara, CA, United States


8:45

#654

Study of wavelength-resolved light-induced metastable defects in (Ag,Cu)(In,Ga)Se2 thin-films using capacitance methods. Abhinav Chikhalkar1, Michael Goryll1, William Shafarman2, Richard King1. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States2University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States


9:00

#655

Quantitative analysis of the separate influences of material composition and local defects on the Voc of photovoltaic devices. Johannes Hepp1,2,3, Andreas Vetter1,2, Bernhard Hofbeck2, Umair Sultan2, Jens A. Hauch1,2,4, Christian Camus1,2,4, Christoph J. Brabec1,2,4. 1Materials for Electronics and Energy Technology (iMEET), Erlangen, *, Germany2Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (ZAE Bayern), Erlangen, *, Germany3Erlangen Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies (SAOT), Erlangen, *, Germany4Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nuremberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN), Erlangen, *, Germany


9:15

#656

Numerical simulation of CIGS solar cells with Zn(O,S) or (Cd,Zn)S buffers and (Zn,Mg)O as high-resistive layer. Giovanna Sozzi1, Simone Di Napoli1, Matteo Enna1, Roberto Menozzi1, Dimitrios Hariskos2, Wolfram Witte2. 1Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, Parma, *, Italy2Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Stuttgard, *, Germany


9:30

#657

Influence of Stress Formation on Ga – In Interdiffusion in Thin Film CuIn(1-x)Ga(x)Se2 Absorber Layers. Stefan Schaefer, Helena Stange, Jose Marquez Prieto, Manuela Klaus, Christoph Genzel, Roland Mainz. Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin fuer Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin, *, Germany


9:45

#658

Nano- and Micro-scale Defect Analysis in CuInSe2 Solar Cells with Ag and K Incorporation. Tara Nietzold1, Michael Stueckelberger1,2, Trumann Walker1, Nicholas Valdes3, Bradley M. West1,4, Barry Lai5, William N. Shafarman3, Mariana I. Bertoni1. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States2Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg, *, Germany3University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States4Boston Fusion Corp., Lexington, MA, United States5Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, United States

AREA 3

HYBRID TANDEMS - COMPONENTS & MODELING
Chair/Organizer: Zhengshan Yu, Adele Tamboli
Sheraton 2


8:30

#659

Three-Terminal Bipolar Junction Bottom Cell as Simple as PERC: Towards Lean Tandem Cell Processing. Michael Rienäcker1,2, Emily L. Warren3, Tobias F. Wietler1,2, Adele C. Tamboli3, Robby Peibst1,2. 1Institute for Solar Energy Research in Hamelin (ISFH), Emmertal, *, Germany2Institute for Electronic Materials and Devices at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hanover, *, Germany3National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Denver, CO, United States


8:45

#660

A Simple Physical Model for Three-Terminal Tandem Cell Operation. Paul Stradins, Adele Tamboli, Emily Warren. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


9:00

#661

Dependence of multijunction optimal gaps on spectral variability and other environmental and device parameters. Jose M Ripalda1, Jeronimo Buencuerpo1,2, Ivan Garcia3. 1IMN - CSIC, Madrid, *, Spain2Now at NREL, Golden, CO, United States3IES - UPM, Madrid, *, Spain


9:15

#662

Hydrogel-Mediated Semiconductor Bonding for Photovoltaic Applications. Kodai Kishibe, Katsuaki Tanabe. Kyoto University, Kyoto, *, Japan


9:30

#663

Controlling silicon bottom cell lifetime variance in II-VI/Si tandems. Kevin D Tyler1, Madhan K Arulanandam1, Ramesh Pandey2, Jennifer Drayton2, James Sites2, Richard R King1. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States2Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States


9:45

#664

Composite-Cell Current Matching in High Efficiency Multijunction Solar Cells. Ronan D Garrison, Rafael N Kleiman. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

AREA 4

DEVICES BUILT WITH CARRIER SELECTIVE CONTACTS
Chair/Organizer: Denis De Ceuster, Shubham Duttagupta
Sheraton 4-5


8:30

#665

PECVD-based layers for improved high temperature industrial Solar cell processes. Christophe Allebé1, Antoine Descoeudres1, Juan Diaz Leon1, Gizem Nogay1, Andrea Ingenito2, Matthieu Despeisse1, Christophe Ballif1, Sylvain Nicolay1, Franck Meyer2. 1CSEM, Neuchatel, *, Switzerland2EPFL, Neuchatel, *, Switzerland


8:45

#666

Transferring the record p-type Si POLO-IBC cell technology towards an industrial level. Felix Haase1, Christina Hollemann1, Soeren Schaefer1, Jan Kruegener2,3, Rolf Brendel1,3,4, Robby Peibst1,2. 1Institute for Solar Energy Research in Hamelin (ISFH), Emmerthal, *, Germany2Institute of Electronic Materials and Devices, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Hannover, *, Germany3Laboratory of Nano and Quantum Engineering (LNQE), Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Hannover, *, Germany4Institute for Solid State Physics, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Hannover, *, Germany


9:00

#667

Understanding and Mitigating the Contamination of Intrinsic poly-Si Gaps in Passivated IBC Solar Cells. Matthew B. Hartenstein1,2, William Nemeth2, Vincenzo LaSalvia2, Matthew Page2, David L. Young2, Paul Stradins2, Sumit Agarwal1. 1Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


9:15

#668

Effect of Surface Texture on Poly-Si/SiOx Contacts for Silicon Solar Cells. Abhijit S Kale1, 2, William Nemeth2, Harvey Guthrey2, Vincenzo LaSalvia2, San Theingi2, Dawn Findley2, Matthew Page2, Mowafak Al-Jassim2, David L Young2, Sumit Agarwal1, Pauls Stradins2. 1Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


9:30

#669

Self-Aligned, Selective Area Poly-Si/SiO2 Passivated Contacts for Enhanced Photocurrent in Front/Back Solar Cells. David L. Young, San Theingi, Vincenzo LaSalvia, Kejun Chen, William Nemeth, Dawn Findley, Matthew Page, Pauls Stradins. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


9:45

#670

Improvement of Passivation Quality by Post-Crystallization Treatments with Different Methods for High Quality Tunnel Oxide Passivated Contact c-Si Solar Cells. Zhi Zhang1, Yuheng Zeng1, Yuqing Huang1, Xueqi Guo1, Zhixue Wang1, Qing Yang1, Chunhui Shou2, Baojie Yan1, Jichun Ye1. 1Ningbo Materials Institute of Technology and Engineering, Ningbo, *, China2Zhejiang Energy Group R&D, Hangzhou, *, China

AREA 8

SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND MODELS
Chair/Organizer: Brandon Liang, Kyumin Lee
Chicago 8


8:30

#671

Mismatch loss in bifacial modules due to non-uniform illumination in 1D tracking systems. Keith R McIntosh1, Malcolm D Abbott1, Ben A Sudbury1, Jenya Meydbray2. 1PV Lighthouse, Coledale, *, Australia2PV Evolution Labs, Berkeley, CA, United States


9:00

#672

Suggested Modifications for Bifacial Capacity Testing. Martin Waters1, Chris Deline2, Jeffrey Webber1, Johan Kemnitz1. 1Cypress Creek Renewables, Santa Monica, CA, United States22National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


9:15

#673

Comparison of Ribbon Light Management Designs for Photovoltaic Modules. Yang Li1, Ning Song1, Pei-Chieh Hsiao1, Mreedula Mungra1, Zi Ouyang1, Ingrid Haedrich2, Marco Ernst2, Bonna Newman3, Mark Jansen3, Chen Zhu4, Jun Lv4,5,1, Alison Lennon1. 1UNSW Sydney, Sydney, *, Australia2Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia3ECN part of TNO, Amsterdam, *, Netherlands4LONGi Solar Technology Co., Ltd., Xi’an, *, China5Electronic information engineering college of Sanjiang University, Nanjing, *, China


9:30

#674

Evaluating the Accuracy of Various Irradiance Models in Detecting Soiling of Irradiance Sensors. Zoe DeFreitas1, Anthony Ramirez2, Brian Huang2, Sarah Kurtz2, Matthew Muller3, Michael Deceglie3. 1Envision Digital, Redwood City, CA, United States2University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States3National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CA, United States


9:45

#675

Checking the new IEC 61853.1-4 with high quality 3rd party data to benchmark its practical relevance in energy yield prediction. Steve Ransome1, Juergen Sutterlueti2. 1SRCL, Kingston Upon Thames, *, United Kingdom2Gantner Instruments Environment Solutions GmbH, Schruns, *, Austria

AREA 9

MECHANISMS OF MODULE AND CELL DEGRADATION
Chair/Organizer: Mike Kempe, Juzer Vasi
Chicago 6-7


8:30

#676

Comparison of PID Shunting in Polycrystalline and Single-Crystal Silicon Modules via Multi-Scale, Multi-Technique Characterization. Steven P Harvey, Dana Sulas, Peter Hacke, Steve Johnston, Mowafak Al-Jassim. National Renewable Energy Laborator, CO, CO, United States


8:45

#677

UV-stable surface passivation for crystalline silicon cells in solar modules with UV light transmitting encapsulation materials. Robert Witteck1, Philip Jäger1, Martin Rudolph1, Heiko Mehlich2, Marc Köntges1, Thorsten Dullweber1, Rolf Brendel1,3, Henning Schulte-Huxel1, Hans-Peter Sperlich2, Marcel König2, Gunnar Köhler2, Dirk Landgraf2. 1Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), Emmerthal, *, Germany2Meyer Burger Germany, Hohenstein-Ernstthal, *, Germany3Leibniz University Hannover, Hanover, *, Germany


9:00

#678

Validation of Advanced Photovoltaic Module Materials and Processes by Combined-Accelerated Stress Testing (C-AST). Katy Hartman1, Peter Hacke2, Michael Owen-Bellini2, Yang Jin1, Malcolm Cummings1, Al Taylor1, Jaco Pretorius1, Les Fritzemeier1. 1Tessolar Inc., Woburn, MA, United States2NREL, Golden, CO, United States


9:15

#679

Electrical Signatures of Contact Degradation for c-Si Solar Cells. Reza Asadpour, Xingshu Sun, Muhammad A. Alam. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States


9:30

#680

Electroluminescence-Testing Induced Crack Closure in PV modules. Hubert Seigneur1, Andrew Gabor2, Jason Lincoln1, Eric Schneller1. 1University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States2BrightSpot Automation, Westford, MA, United States


9:45

#681

Development of Low-Cost, Crack-Tolerant Metallization Using Screen Printing. Omar K Abudayyeh1, Andre Chavez1,2, John Chavez1, Sang M Han1,2, Francesco Zimbardi3, Brian Rounsaville3, Vijay Upadhyaya3, Ajeet Rohatgi3, Byron McDanold4, Timothy Silverman4. 1Osazda Energy, LLC, Albuquerque, NM, United States2University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States3Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States4National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States

10:00 - 10:30 AM

BREAK

COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall

10:30 - 12:00 PM

AREA 11

PV PERFORMANCE MODELING, BIFACIAL PV
Chair/Organizer: Matthew Lave, Skip Dise, Birk Jones
Sheraton 1


10:30

#682

Implications of Seasonal and Spatial Albedo Variation on the Energy Output of Bifacial Solar Farms: A Global Perspective. Muhammed Tahir Patel1, Mohammad Ryyan Khan1, Aaesha Alnuaimi2, Omar Albadwawwi2, Jim J. John2, Muhammad A. Alam1. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, Dubai, *, United Arab Emirates


10:45

#683

Investigations of site-specific long term average albedo determination for accurate bifacial system energy modeling. Rhonda Bailey1, Patrick Keelin2, Richard Perez2, Justin Robinson3, Gwen Bender3, Julie Chard3. 1Recurrent Energy, Walnut Creek, CA, United States2Clean Power Research, Napa, CA, United States3GroundWork Renewables, Sand City, CA, United States


11:00

#684

Effect of torque-tube parameters on rear-irradiance and rear-shading loss for bifacial PV performance on single-axis tracking systems. Silvana Ayala Pelaez1, Chris Deline1, Joshua S. Stein2, Bill Marion1, Matthew Muller1. 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States


11:15

#685

Worst Expected Ramp Rates from Cloud Speed Measurements. Guang Chao Wang1, Juan Bosch2, Ben Kurtz1, Inigo de la Parrra3, Elynn Wu1, Jan Kleissl1. 1Center for Renewable Resources and Integration, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States2Department of Electrical and Thermal Engineering, University of Huelva, Huelva, *, Spain3Institute of Smart Cities, Department of Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Public University of Navarre, Pamplona, *, Spain


11:30

#686

The Case for Custom TMY’s: Examples using the NSRDB. Manajit Sengupta, Aron Habte. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


11:45

#687

A method for error compensation of modeled annual energy production estimates introduced by intra-hour irradiance variability at PV power plants with a high DC to AC ratio. Daniel R Cormode, Nate Croft, Scott Kottmer, Rachel Hamilton. Bay4 Energy Services, Tucson, AZ, United States

AREA 1

NOVEL CONCEPTS IN FABRICATION
Chair/Organizer: Seth Hubbard
Chicago 10


10:30

#688

Diffusion-Free Organic Hole Selective Contacts for Silicon Solar Cells. Li-Yu Li1,2, Chun-Heng Chen1,2, Chi-Lin Chiu1, You-Lan Li1, Hsin-Fei Meng3, Peichen Yu1. 1Department of Photonics, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan2Green Energy and Environment Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan3Institute of Physics, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan


11:00

#689

Opportunities for High Efficiency Monochromatic Photovoltaic Power Conversion at 1310 nm. Daixi Xia1, Meghan N. Beattie1, Man Chun Tam3, Matthew M. Wilkins1,2, Christopher E. Valdivia1,2, Zbigniew R. Wasilewski3,4, Karin Hinzer1,2, Jacob J. Krich1,2. 1Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada2School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada3Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada4Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada


11:15

#690

GaSb Solar Cells Grown by MOCVD via IMF on GaAs. Stephen J. Polly, Emily S. Kessler-Lewis, George T. Nelson, Seth M. Hubbard. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, United States


11:30

#691

Optoelectronic Characterization of Emerging Solar Absorber Cu3AsS4. Scott A. McClary1, Siming Li2, Xinxing Yin3, Patricia Dippo4, Darius Kuciauskas4, Yanfa Yan3, Jason B. Baxter2, Rakesh Agrawal1. 1Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States2Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, United States3University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, United States4National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


11:45

#692

Multistage Interband Cascade Thermophotovoltaic Devices with ~0.2 eV Bandgap. Wenxiang Huang, Lu Li, Jeremy Massengale, Rui Yang, Tetsuya Mishima, Michael Santos. University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States

AREA 4

CARRIER SELECTIVE MATERIALS OPTIMIZATION
Chair/Organizer: Mario Tucci, Pauls Stradins
Sheraton 4-5


10:30

#693

Contacting n+ Poly-Si Junctions with Fired AZO Layers: A Promising Approach for High Temperature Passivated Contact Solar Cells. Elise Bruhat1, Thibaut Desrues1, Danièle Blanc Pélissier2, Benoît Martel1, Raphaël Cabal1, Sébastien Dubois1. 1CEA-INES, Le bourget du Lac, *, France2INL, Villeurbanne, *, France


10:45

#694

Luminescence from Poly-Si Films and Its Application to Study Passivating-Contact Solar Cells. Hieu Nguyen1, Thien Truong1, Di Yan1, Christian Samundsett1, Rabin Basnet1, Mike Tebyetekerwa1, Harvey Guthrey2, Mowafak Al-Jassim2, Ziyuan Li3, lily Li3, Felipe Kremer4, Andres Cuevas1, Daniel Macdonald1. 1Research School of Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States3Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, the Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia4Centre for Advanced Microscopy, the Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia


11:00

#696

Correlation of electronic and microscopic properties of TiOx/Al-based electron-selective contacts in silicon solar cells. Valeriya Titova1,3, Christoph Flathmann2, Michael Seibt2, Jan Schmidt1,3. 1Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), Emmerthal, *, Germany2University of Goettingen, 4th Physical Institute – Solids and Nanostructures, Goettingen, *, Germany3Institute of Solid-State Physics, Leibniz University Hannover, Hannover, *, Germany


11:15

#695

Electron and hole partial resistances: a framework to understand passivation, conductivity, and selectivity of solar cell contacts. Arthur Onno1, Christopher Chen1, Priyaranga Koswatta2, Mathieu Boccard3, Zachary C. Holman1. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States2Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR, United States3École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Neuchâtel, *, Switzerland


11:45

#698

Atomic layer deposited NiOxAly and ZnxNiyO as hole selective contacts for silicon solar cells. Tian Zhang1, Md. Anower Hossain1, Kean Khoo1, Chang-Yeh Lee1, Yahya Zakaria2, Amir A Abdallah2, Bram Hoex2. 1School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW , Sydney, *, Australia2Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, *, Qatar

AREA 5

NANOSCALE CHARATERIZATION
Chair/Organizer: Michael Deceglie , Stephane Collin
Chicago 8


10:30

#699

Multimodal x-ray imaging of grain-level properties and performance in polycrystalline solar cells. Michael E. Stuckelberger1,2, Stephan O. Hruszkewycz3, Martin V. Holt4, Megan O. Hill5, Irene Calvo Almazan3, Maddali Siddharth3, Nathan Rodkey1, Xiaojing Huang6, Hanfei Yan6, Evgeny Nazaretski6, Yong S. Chu6, Lincoln J. Lauhon5, Mariana Bertoni1, Andrew Ulvestad3. 1Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States2Photon Science, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Hamburg, *, Germany3Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, United States4Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, United States5Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, United States6National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, United States


10:45

#700

In-situ Microscopy Characterization of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Potential-Induced Degradation. Chuanxiao Xiao, Chun-Sheng Jiang, Steve Harvey, Lorelle Mansfield, Dana Sulas, Jun Liu, Steve Johnston, Mowafak Al-Jassim. NREL, GOLDEN, CO, United States


11:00

#701

Surface characterization of epitaxial Cu-rich CuInSe2 absorbers. Evandro M. Lanzoni, Conrad Spindler, Omar Ramirez, Michele Melchiorre, Susanne Siebentritt, Alex Redinger. University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, *, Luxembourg


11:15

#702

Cross-characterization methods to obtain an “absolute” quantification of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 in-depth and at the surface. Solene Bechu1,2, Muriel Bouttemy2, Anais Loubat2, Jackie Vigneron2, Damien Aureau2, Mathieu Fregnaux2, Bertrand Theys3, Francois Jomard4, Sofia Gaiaschi5, Jocelyne Marciano5, Patrick Chapon5, Arnaud Etcheberry2. 1IPVF, Palaiseau, *, France2ILV, Versailles, *, France3CNRS-IPVF, Palaiseau, *, France4GEMAC, Versailles, *, France5Horiba Scientific, Palaiseau, *, France


11:30

#703

Impact of Compositional Fluctuation on Dislocations in Metamorphic III-V Solar Cells Revealed by Cathodoluminescence Spectrum Imaging. Kevin L Schulte, Ryan M France, Harvey L Guthrey, John F Geisz. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


11:45

#704

Spatially and spectrally resolved defects in polycrystalline CdTe thin films revealed by quantitative cathodoluminescence. Bidaud Thomas1, Moseley John2, Al-Jassim Mowafak 2, Amarasinghe Mahisha 2, Metzger Wyatt K. 2, Collin Stéphane 1. 1C2N/CNRS, Palaiseau, *, France2NREL, Denver, CO, United States

AREA 6

STABILITY AND LIFETIME OF PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELLS
Chair/Organizer: Tomas Leijtens, Adrienne Stiff-Roberts
Chicago 9


10:30

#705

Achieving Thermal, Atmospheric, and Operational Stability in Low Band Gap Tin-Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells. Rohit Prasanna1, Tomas Leijtens1,2,3, Sean P. Dunfield2,4, James A. Raiford5, Eli J. Wolf1,2, Simon A. Swifter1, Giles E. Eperon2, Camila de Paula5, Axel F. Palmstrom2, Maikel F. A. M. van Hest2, Stacey F. Bent5, Glenn Teeter2, Joseph J. Berry2, Michael D. McGehee2,4,6. 1Stanford University Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford, CA, United States2National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO, United States3Swift Solar, Golden, CO, United States4University of Colorado Boulder Materials Science Program, Boulder, CO, United States5Stanford University Chemical Engineering, Stanford, CA, United States6University of Colorado Chemical and Biological Engineering, Boulder, CO, United States


11:00

#706

Illumination-induced phase segregation and degradation of perovskites revealed by hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Roberto Félix1, Carolin Rehermann2, Evelyn Handick1, Claudia Hartmann1, Regan G. Wilks1,3, Eva Unger2,4, Marcus Bär1,3,5,6. 1Department Interface Design, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin, *, Germany2Young Investigator Group Hybrid Materials Formation and Scaling, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin, *, Germany3Energy Materials In-Situ Laboratory Berlin (EMIL), Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin, *, Germany4Chemical Physics and NanoLund, Lund University, Lund, *, Sweden5Helmholtz-Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN), Erlangen, *, Germany6Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, *, Germany


11:15

#707

Critical Review of Perovskite Photovoltaics Life Cycle Environmental Impacts. Enrica Lecissi, Vasilis Fthenakis. Columbia University, New York, NY, United States


11:30

#708

Surface Modification and Additive Engineering for Record High Efficiency Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells. Shengzhong Liu1,2. 1Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, iChEM, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 457 Zhongshan Road, Dalian 116023, Dalian, *, China2Key Laboratory of Applied Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Ministry of Education Shaanxi Engineering Lab for Advanced Energy Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an 710119, Xi'an, *, China


11:45

#709

An Assessment of Perovskite Solar Cells for Low-Intensity-Low-Temperature (LILT) Space Missions. Collin R. Brown1, Giles E. Eperon2,3, Vincent R. Whiteside1, Ian R. Sellers1. 1Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States2Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, *, United Kingdom3Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States

AREA 7

RADIATION EFFECTS ON SOLAR CELLS
Chair/Organizer: Mitsuru Imaizumi, Bao Hoang
Sheraton 2


10:30

#710

Analysis for Non-Radiative Recombination Loss and Radiation Degradation of Si Space Solar Cells. Masafumi Yamaguchi1, Kan-Hua Lee1, Kenji Araki1, Nobuaki Kojima1, Yasuki Okuno2, Mitsuru Imaizumi3. 1Toyota Tech. Inst., Nagoya, *, Japan2JAEA, Tokai, *, Japan3JAXA, Tsukuba, *, Japan


10:45

#711

NIEL Dose Analysis on triple and single junction InGaP/GaAs/Ge solar cells irradiated with electrons, protons and neutrons. Roberta Campesato1, Carsten Baur6, Mario Carta5, Mariacristina Casale1, Davide Chiesa2,3, Massimo Gervasi2,3, Enos Gombia4, Erminio Greco1, Aldo Kingma4, Massimiliano Nastasi2,3, Ezio Previtali2, Pier Giorgio Rancoita2, Davide Rozza2,3, Emilio Santoro5, Mauro Tacconi2,3. 1CESI S.p.A., Milan, *, Italy2INFN Milano-Bicocca, Milan, *, Italy3Univ. Milano Bicocca, Milan, *, Italy4IMEM-CNR Institute, Milan, *, Italy5ENEA C.R. CASACCIA - FSN-FISS-RNR, Rome, *, Italy6ESA/ ESTEC, Noordwijk, *, Netherlands


11:00

#712

Characterization of the Defects Introduced by Proton and Electron Irradiation in GaAs Solar Cells via Dark I-V Analysis. Carmine Pellegrino1,2, Alessio Gagliardi2, Claus G. Zimmermann1. 1Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, Taufkirchen, *, Germany2Technical University of Munich, Institute for Nanoelectronics, Munich, *, Germany


11:15

#713

Investigation of Radiative Coupling from InGaAsP Quantum Wells for Improving End-of-Life (EOL) Efficiency in Multijunction Solar Cells. Geoffrey K. Bradshaw1, Mitsul Kacharia2, Stephen J. Polly2, Colin J. Mann3, Hyunseong Kum4, Seth M. Hubbard2. 1Air Force Research Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, United States2Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, United States3The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA, United States4Massachusetts Institute of Technology , Cambridge, MA, United States


11:30

#714

Development of lattice-mismatched GaInAsP for radiation hardness. Ryan M. France1, Pilar Espinet-Gonzalez2, Harry A. Atwater2, Don Walker3. 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States2California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States3The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, CA, United States


11:45

#715

Application to radiation dosimeter by using γ-ray induced current in InGaP solar cells. Yasuki Okuno1, Masafumi Yamaguchi2, Mitsuru Imaizumi3. 1Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Ibaraki, *, Japan2Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, *, Japan3Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Ibaraki, *, Japan

AREA 9

ACCELERATED TESTING OF POLYMERIC MODULE MATERIALS
Chair/Organizer: David Miller, Frederic Dross
Chicago 6-7


10:30

#716

Understanding PV Polymer Backsheet Degradation through X-ray Scattering. Stephanie L. Moffitt1, Pak Yan Yuen2, Michael Owen-Bellini3, David C. Miller3, Donald Jenket3, Ashley Maes4, James Hartley4, Todd Karin5, Peter Hacke3, Reinhold H. Dauskardt2, Laura T. Schelhas1. 1SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, MENLO PARK, CA, United States2Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States3National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States4Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, United States5Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States


10:45

#717

CLIMATE SPECIFIC ACCELERATED AEGING TESTS. Gabriele C. Eder1, Yuliya Voronko1, Karl Knoebl2, Simon Dimitriadis2, Gusztav Ujvari3, Karl A. Berger3, Lukas Neumaier4. 1OFI, Vienna, *, Austria2FH-TW, Vienna, *, Austria3AIT, Vienna, *, Austria4CTR, Villach, *, Austria


11:00

#718

Development of Accelerated Test Sequences to Assess Long Term Durability of PV Modules. William J. Gambogi1, Bao-Ling Yu1, Thomas Felder1, Steven W. MacMaster1, Kaushik Roy Choudhury1, Jared Tracy1, Nancy H. Phillips1, Hongjie Hu2. 1E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, DE, United States2DuPont (China) Research& Development and Management Co., Ltd, Shanghai, *, China


11:15

#719

Modellng Outdoor Service Lifetime Prediction of PV modules: Effect of Combined Climatic Stressors on PV modules Power Degradation. I Kaaya1,2, M Koehl1, A.P Mehilli1, M Sidrach2, K.A Weiss1. 1Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, *, Germany2University of Malaga, Malaga, *, Spain


11:30

#720

Development of Testing Methods to Predict Cracking in Photovoltaic Backsheets. Michael Kempe, Trevor Lockman, Joshua Morse. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO, United States


11:45

#721

Methodology for Predicting Flexible Photovoltaic Cell Life using Accelerated Tests. Venkata Bheemreddy, Bill J. J. Liu. MiaSole Hi-Tech Corp., Santa Clara, CA, United States

12:00 - 1:30 PM

SPECIAL SESSION

WIPV LUNCH (TICKET REQUIRED)
Chair/Organizer: Emily Warren
Sheraton 3

1:30 - 3:00 PM

AREA 11

SOLAR POWER FORECASTING
Chair/Organizer: Nick Engerer, Yu Xie
Sheraton 1


1:30

#723

Intra-hour Cloud Index Forecasting with Data Assimilation. Travis M. Harty1, William F. Holmgren2, Antonio T. Lorenzo2, Matthias Morzfeld3. 1University of Airzona, Program in Applied Mathematics, Tuson, AZ, United States2University of Airzona, Department of Hydrology & Atmospheric Sciences, Tucson, AZ, United States3University of Arizona, Department of Mathematics, Tucson, AZ, United States


1:45

#724

Probabilistic forecasting of the clear-sky index using Markov-chain mixture distribution and copula models. Joakim Munkhammar, Dennis van der Meer, Joakim Widén. Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, *, Sweden


2:00

#725

Hybrid Intra-hour Solar Power Forecasting using Statistical and Skycam-based Methods. Jing Huang1, Maryam Khan2, Yi Qin1, Sam West2. 1CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Canberra, *, Australia2CSIRO Energy Technology, Newcastle, *, Australia


2:15

#726

Observation-Based Analog Ensemble Solar Forecast in Coastal California. Elynn Wu1, Monica Zamora Zapata1, Luca Delle Monache2, Jan Kleissl1. 1Center for Renewable Resources and Integration, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States2Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States


2:30

#727

Analysis of ARMA solar forecasting models using ground measurements and satellite images. Franco Marchesoni1,3, Philippe Lauret2, Alvaro Gomez3, Rodrigo Alonso-Suárez1. 1Laboratorio de Energía Solar, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, *, Uruguay2Université de la Réunion, Saint-Denis, *, France3Instituto de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, *, Uruguay


2:45

#728

The Solar Forecast Arbiter: An Open Source Evaluation Framework for Solar Forecasting. Clifford W. Hansen1, William F. Holmgren2, Aidan Tuohy3, Justin Sharp4, Antonio T. Lorenzo2, Leland J. Boeman2, Anastasios Golnas5. 1Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States2University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States3Electric Power Research Institute, Chicago, IL, United States4Sharply Focused, Portland, OR, United States5U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, United States

AREA 12

SUSTAINABILITY AND EDUCATION
Chair/Organizer: Keiichi Komoto, Stephen Tay En Rong
Chicago 10


1:30

#729

Environmental and Economic Considerations for PV Module End-of-Life Management. Cara Libby, Stephanie Shaw. Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Palo Alto, CA, United States


1:45

#730

Podcasts: An under-utilized form of science communication. Sebastian Husein1, Rebecca Saive2, Michelle Jordan1, Mariana Bertoni1. 1Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States2MESA+ Institute of Nanotechnology, University of Twente, Enschede, *, Netherlands


2:00

#731

An economic and environmental assessment of residential rooftop photovoltaics with second life batteries in the US. Dipti Kamath, Siddharth Shukla, Annick Anctil. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, United States


2:15

#732

Environmental Impacts of Utility-Scale Battery Storage in California. Anu Balakrishnan1, Eddie Brutsch1, Alex Jamis1, Whitney Reyes1, Maddy Strutner1, Parikhit Sinha2,3, Roland Geyer1. 1University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, United States2First Solar, Tempe, AZ, United States3IEA PVPS Task 12, St. Ursen, *, Switzerland


2:30

#733

Assessing Variability in Toxicity Testing of PV Modules. Adit Patankar, GovindaSamy TamizhMani. Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ, United States


2:45

#734

PV Power Industry in USA, China and India and Global Energy Sustainability. Mingcan Chen1, Aoxia (Kevin) Chen1, Yaswanth Nag Velaga1, Anamika Dubey2, Pankaj (PK) K Sen1. 1Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States2Washington State University, Pullman, WA, United States

AREA 2

INTERFACE AND SURFACE MODIFICATION ACROSS MATERIAL TECHNOLOGIES
Chair/Organizer: Rujun Sun, Jim Sites
Chicago 9


1:30

#735

High-efficient Cd-free CZTS solar cells achieved by nanoscale atomic layer deposited aluminium oxide. Xin Cui, Kaiwen Sun, Jialiang Huang, Chang-Yeh Lee, Chang Yan, Heng Sun, Yuanfang Zhang, Martin Green, Bram Hoex, Xiaojing Hao. UNSW, Sydney, *, Australia


1:45

#736

Impact of Thin CuGa Layers Added at the Rear Interface of Cu2ZnSnSe4 Solar Cells. Sergio Giraldo1, Zacharie Jehl Li-kao1, Robert Fonoll1, Lorenzo Calvo-Barrio2, Victor Izquierdo-Roca1, Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez1,3, Edgardo Saucedo1. 1Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Sant Adrià de Besòs (Barcelona), *, Spain2Centres Científics i Tecnològics de la Universitat de Barcelona (CCiTUB), Barcelona, *, Spain3IN2UB, Departament d’Enginyeria Electrònica i Biomèdica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, *, Spain


2:00

#737

Analysis of an MZO/CdTe photovoltaic device treated with cadmium bromide. Rachael C. Greenhalgh1, Vincent Tsai1, Ali Abbas1, Vladislav Kornienko1, Tom A. M. Fiducia1, Mustafa Togay1, Kexue Li3, Chris Grovener3, Adam Danielson2, Amit H. Munshi2, Kurt L. Barth2, Walajabad S. Sampath2, Jake W. Bowers1, John M. Walls1. 1CREST, Loughborough University, Loughborough, *, United Kingdom2NSF I/UCRC for Next Generation Photovoltaics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States3Department of Materials, Oxford, *, United Kingdom


2:15

#738

CdCl2 Activation of Wide Bandgap II-VI Alloys with Capping Layers. Carey L Reich1,2, Arthur Onno2, Walajabad S. Sampath1, Zachary Holman2. 1Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States2Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States


2:30

#739

Combinatorial study of MZO emitters for CdTe-based solar cells. Yegor Samoilenko1, Gavin Yeung1, Andriy Zakutayev2, Matthew O. Reese2, Colin A. Wolden1. 1Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


2:45

#740

Solution-processed Ultrathin SnO2 Passivation of Absorber/Buffer Heterointerface and Grain Boundaries for High Efficiency Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells. Heng Sun1, Jialiang Huang1, Jaesung Yun1, Kaiwen Sun1, Chang Yan1, Fangyang Liu1, Jongsung Park1, Aobo Pu1, Jan Seidel2, John Stride3, Martin A. Green1, Xiaojing Hao1. 1School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia, Sydney, *, Australia2School of Materials Science Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia, Sydney, *, Australia3School of Chemistry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia, Sydney, *, Australia

AREA 3

CPV MODULES & SYSTEMS
Chair/Organizer: Kenji Araki, Ignacio Anton
Sheraton 2


1:30

#741

Performance of Hybrid Micro-Concentrator Module with Integrated Planar Tracking and Diffuse Light Collection. Stephen A Askins1, Norman Jost1, Alvaro F Aguilar2, Laetitia Anglade2, Gael Nardin2, Mathilde Duchemin2, Florian Gerlich2, Mathieu Ackerman2, Laurent Coulot2, Delphine Petri3, Jacques Levrat3, Antonin Faes3, Jonathan Champliaud3, Matthieu Despeisse3, César Domínguez1, Ignacio Anton1. 1Instituto de Energia Solar - UPM, Madrid, *, Spain2Insolight, Lausanne, *, Switzerland3CSEM PV-Center, Neuchâtel, *, Switzerland


1:45

#742

Hybrid III-V/SiGe solar cells on Si substrates and porous Si substrates. Pablo Caño1, Huy Nguyen2, Aled Morgan2, Manuel Hinojosa1, Iván Lombardero1, Iván García1, Luis Cifuentes1, David Fuertes1, Andrew Johnson2, Ignacio Rey-Stolle1. 1Instituto de Energía Solar - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, *, Spain2IQE plc, Cardiff, *, United Kingdom


2:00

#743

Demonstration of High Efficiency Static Low-Concentration Photovoltaic Module Using Hybrid Lens Arrays. Kan-Hua Lee1,2, Daisuke Sato3, Kenji Araki1, Noboru Yamada3, Masafumi Yamaguchi1. 1Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, *, Japan2Connected Solutions Company, Panasonic Corporation, Kadoma, *, Japan3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, *, Japan


2:15

#744

Micro-Prism Spectrum Splitting Optics for Lateral-Arrayed Multi-Junction Micro CPV. Duanhui Li, Tian Gu, Jurgen Michel, Juejun Hu. MIT, Cambridge, MA, United States


2:30

#745

A micro-concentrator photovoltaic module incorporating a bifacial silicon solar cell for direct and diffuse light capture. Matthew P Lumb1, Kenneth J Schmieder2, Thomas C Mood3, Mitchell F Bennett1, Anmol Taploo1, James E Moore1, David Scheiman2, Eric Armour4, Brent Fisher5, Matt Meitl5, Jim Carter5, Miroslav Samarskiy5, Scott Burroughs5. 1The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States2US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, United States3Private Consultant, Alexandria, VA, United States4Veeco, Somerset, NJ, United States5Formerly of Semprius, Durham, NC, United States


2:45

#746

Cost Modeling of High-efficiency, Multijunction Solar Modules for Residential Rooftop Installations for ARPA-E’s MOSAIC Technologies. Gregory N. Nielson1, Kelsey A. W. Horowitz2, Daniel W. Cunningham3, Zigurts K. Majumdar4. 1Nielson Scientific LLC, Lehi, UT, United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States3Advanced Research Project Agency - Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, United States4Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, United States

AREA 4

ADVANCEMENTS IN SILICON HETEROJUNCTION SOLAR CELLS
Chair/Organizer: Qi Wang, Giso Hahn
Sheraton 4-5


1:30

#747

IEEE Stuart R. Wenham Young Professional Award. Zachary Holman. ASU


2:00

#748

Paths for maximal light incoupling and excellent electrical performance in silicon heterojunction solar cells. Mathieu Boccard1, Luca Antognini1, Jean Cattin1, Julie Dréon1, Olivier Dupré1, Angela Fioretti1, Jan Haschke1, Raphaël Monnard1, Vincent Paratte1, Esteban Rucavado1, Laurie-Lou Senaud2, Sihua Zhong1, Bertrand Paviet-Salomon2, Monica Morales-Masis1, Matthieu Despeisse2, Christophe Ballif1,2. 1EPFL, Neuchâtel, *, Switzerland2CSEM, Neuchâtel, *, Switzerland


2:15

#749

Enhancing Crystallinity in p-type Microcrystalline Silicon Carrier Selective Contacts for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells. Angela N. Fioretti, Mathieu Boccard, Raphaël Monnard, Christophe Ballif. Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Neuchâtel, *, Switzerland


2:30

#750

Shadow masking and tunnel contacts: A low cost process for high efficiency IBC solar cells. B Legradic, D Lachenal, D Bätzner, P Papet, R Kramer, T Kössler, L Andreetta, S Pitteloud, N Holm, C Aeby, W Frammelsberger, B Strahm. Meyer Burger Research Ltd., Hauterive, *, Switzerland


2:45

#751

High Phosphorus-doped Seed Layer in Microcrystalline Silicon Oxide Front Contact Layers for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells. Chen-Wei Peng1, Chao Lei2, Jun Zhong1, Miao Yang1, Wei Long1, Cao Yu1, Jingquan Zhang2, Yuanmin Li1, Xixiang Xu1. 1Chengdu Zhufeng Yongming Technology Co., Ltd., Chengdu, *, China2College of Material Science and Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu, *, China

AREA 9

ACCELERATED TESTING FOR CELL, INTERCONNECT, AND MODULE DURABIITY
Chair/Organizer: Yuzuru Ueda, Keiichiro Sakurai
Chicago 6-7


1:30

#752

Characterization of Real-world and Accelerated Exposed PV Module Backsheet Degradation. Laura S. Bruckman1, Yu Wang1, Andrew Fairbrother2, Sophia Napoli3, Scott Julien4, Adam W. Hauser3, Liang Ji5, Kai-tai Wan4, Gregory S. O'Brien3, Roger H. French1, Michael D. Kempe6, Xiaohong Gu2, Kenneth P. Boyce5. 1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, United States2National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburb, VA, United States3Arkema, King of Prussia, PA, United States4Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States5Underwriter’s Laboratories Inc, Northbrook, IL, United States6National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


1:45

#753

Predicting Photovoltaic Module Series Resistance based on Indoor-Aging Tests & Thermal Cycling Cumulative Exposure Estimates. C. Birk Jones1, Thushara Gunda1, Hamzavy Babak2, William B. Hobbs3, Cara Libby4. 1Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, NM, United States2Southern Research, Birmingham, AL, United States3Southern Company, Birmingham, AL, United States4Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, United States


2:00

#754

Spread Spectrum Time Domain Reflectometry for Detecting Accelerated Degradation in Photovoltaic Cells. Mashad Uddin Saleh1, Chris Deline2, Kent Terwilliger2, Byron McDanold2, Evan Benoit1, Samuel Kingston1, Naveen Kumar Tumkur Jayakumar1, Joel Harley3, Cynthia Furse1, 4, Michael Scarpulla1. 1Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake CIty, UT, United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States3Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States4LiveWire Innovation, Camarillo, CA, United States


2:15

#755

Sequential Application of Static and Dynamic Mechanical Loads for Electrical Isolation of Cell Cracks. Colin Sillerud, Kyumin Lee, Jim Crimmins. CFV Solar Test Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, United States


2:30

#756

Solder Bond Degradation of Fielded PV Modules: Correlation between Performance, Series Resistance and Electroluminescence Imaging. Archana Sinha1, Viswa Sai Pavan Buddha1, Eric J Schneller2,3, Dylan J Colvin2,3, Kristopher O Davis2,3, GovindaSamy TaminzhMani1. 1Photovoltaic Reliability Laboratory, Arizona State University , Mesa, AZ, United States2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States3Florida Solar Energy Center, University of Central Florida, Cocoa, FL, United States


2:45

#757

Degradation of PERC and Al-BSF Photovoltaic Cells with Differentiated Minimodule Packaging Under Damp Heat Exposure. Menghong Wang1, Alan J. Curran1, Eric J. Schneller2, Jing Sun3, Jianfang Dai4, Arushi Pradhan1, Shiyi Qin1, Erika L. Anderson1, Sean M. Morrison1, Muhammad Syaheen Sazally1, Laura S. Bruckman1, Kristopher O. Davis2, Bryan D. Huey5, Jean-Nicolas Jaubert3, Jennifer L. Braid1, Roger H. French1. 1Materials Science & Engineering, SDLE Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, United States2Materials Science & Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States3Canadian Solar Inc., Suzhou, Jiangsu, *, China4Cybrid Technologies Inc. , Suzhou, Jiangsu, *, China5Materials Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, United States

JOINT AREA SESSION

MODULE AND SYSTEM CHARACTERIZATION (AREAS 5 & 8)
Chair/Organizer: Bruce King, David Dassler
Chicago 8


1:30

#758

Quantitative Optical Determination of Water Content in Solar Modules by Short-Wave Infrared Reflectometry. Rishi E Kumar1, Guillaume von Gastrow1, Joswin Leslie2, Rico Meier2, Mariana I Bertoni2, David P Fenning1. 1University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, United States2Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States


1:45

#759

A simplified contactless method for outdoor photoluminescence imaging. Raghavi Bhoopathy, Oliver Kunz, Mattias Juhl, Thorsten Trupke, Ziv Hameiri. University of New South Wales, Kensington, *, Australia


2:00

#760

High Throughput Detection of Cracks and other Faults in Solar PV Modules using a High-Power Ultraviolet Fluorescence Imaging System. Braden H. Gilleland1,2, William B. Hobbs1, Joseph B. Richardson1,3. 1Southern Company, Birmingham, AL, United States2School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States3School of Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States


2:15

#761

Temperature and Irradiance Dependence of Current and Voltage at Maximum Power of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Modules. Manit Seapan1, Yoshihiro Hishikawa2, Masahiro Yoshita2, Keiichi Okajima1. 1Department of Risk Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, *, Japan2Research Center for Photovoltaics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, *, Japan


2:30

#762

Measurement Uncertainty in Production Solar Cell and Module Power. Cassidy Sainsbury, Harrison Wilterdink, Ronald Sinton. Sinton Instruments, Boulder, CO, United States


2:45

#763

Machine Learning-based Classification of Environmental Conditions for High-Throughput Indoor Testing of Photovoltaic Modules. Erin E. Looney1, Ian Marius Peters1, Haohui Liu2, Zekun Ren3, Tonio Buonassisi1. 1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States2Solar Energy Institute of Singapore, Singapore, *, Singapore3Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, Singapore, *, Singapore

3:00 - 3:30 PM

BREAK

COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall

3:30 - 5:00 PM

AREA 1

NOVEL ARCHITECTURES FOR IMPROVED OPTO-ELECTRONIC PERFORMANCE
Chair/Organizer: Chris Valdivia, Harry Atwater
Poster 1


A2

#764

Enhancement of EQE for MBE grown InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Solar Cell with Back Reflector. Timo Aho1, Antti Tukiainen1, Sanna Ranta1, Farid Elsehrawy2, Marianna Raappana1, Riku Isoaho1, Arto Aho1, Federica Cappelluti2, Mircea Guina1. 1Optoelectronics Research Centre, Tampere University, Tampere, *, Finland2Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, *, Italy


A4

#765

Strong voltage-boost effect in two-step photon-up conversion solar cells. Shigeo Asahi, Takashi Kita. Kobe University, Kobe, *, Japan


A6

#766

The Luminescent Down Shifting Effect of Single-Junction GaAs Solar Cell with Perovskite Quantum Dots. Yu-Yun Cho1, Yu-Ming Huang1, Shun-Chieh Hsu1, Sheng-Feng Kao2, Hsiang-Yun Shih1, Ting-Yu Lee1, Yin-Hsin Liu3, Teng-Ming Chen3, Hao-Chung Kuo4, Chien-Chung Lin1. 1Institute of Photonic System, National Chiao-Tung University, Tainan, *, Taiwan2Institute of Imaging and Biomedical Photonics, National Chiao-Tung University, Tainan, *, Taiwan3Department of Applied Chemistry, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan4Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan


A8

#767

Improved Photoabsorption in Thin Gallium Arsenide Solar Cells using Light Trapping Techniques. Julia D'Rozario, Steve Polly, Seth Hubbard, George Nelson. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, United States


A10

#768

Gallium Nitride as Transparent Electron-Selective Contact in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells. Angela N. Fioretti, Yashi Xiao, Christophe Ballif, Mathieu Boccard. EPFL IMT PV-Lab, Neuchatel, *, Switzerland


A12

#769

Feasibility Study for Double Luminescent Down-shifting Effect in A Dual Junction Solar Cell. Yu-Ming Huang1, Yu-Yun Cho1, Shun-Chieh Hsu1, Sheng-Feng Kao1, Hsiang-Yun Shih1, Ting-Yu Lee1, Yu-Cheng Kao2, Ray-Hua Horng2,3, Hao-Chung Kuo3, Chien-Chung Lin1. 1National Chiao-Tung University, Tainan, *, Taiwan2National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, *, Taiwan3National Chiao Tang University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan


A14

#770

The Effect of Physical Parameters on the Optical Properties of Type II Core-Shell ZnO/ZnTe Micropillar Solar Cells. Amal Kabalan, Sadia Binte Sohid.


A16

#771

Reciprocal relationship between photoluminescence and photocurrent in two-step photon up-conversion solar cell. Noriyuki Kinugawa, Shigeo Asahi, Takashi Kita. Kobe University, Kobe, *, Japan


A18

#772

Open-source integrated optical modelling with RayFlare. Phoebe M. Pearce1, Nicholas J Ekins-Daukes2. 1Department of Physics, Imperial College London, London, *, United Kingdom2School of Photovoltaics and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, *, Australia


B2

#773

Evolutionary Computational Optimization of Light Absorption in Photovoltaic Devices. Eliad Peretz1,2, Rees Chang1, Larry Hess2, Tobias Hanrath1. 1Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States2NASA, Greenbelt, MD, United States


B4

#774

Modelling and Performance analysis of InGaN/GaN based Multiple Quantum Well solar cells. Gaurav Siddharth, Vivek Garg, Brajendra S. Sengar, Amitesh Kumar, Shaibal Mukherjee. Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Indore, *, India


B6

#775

Solution ambient-processed hybrid silicon quantum dots and perovskites solar cells. Vladimir Svrcek1, Calum McDonald1, Conor Rocks1,2, Davide Mariotti2, Takuya Matsui1. 1National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, *, Japan2Nanotechnology and Integrated Bio-Engineering Centre (NIBEC), Ulster University, BT37 0QB, Northern Ireland, UK, Belfast, *, United Kingdom


B8

#776

Sunlight Concentration Properties of InAs/InAsSb Ultrahigh-Density Quantum-Dot Solar Cells. Keisuke Terada1, Takumi Togawa1, Fumiaki Ozeki1, Katsuyoshi Sakamoto1, Tomah Sogabe2,1, Koichi Yamaguchi1,2. 1Department of Engineering Science, The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, *, Japan2Info-Powered Energy System Research Center, The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, *, Japan


B10

#777

Persistent Coulomb Blockade Across the Metal-Insulator Transition in Nanoparticle Solids. Davis G Unruh1, Chase Hansen1, Alberto Camjayi2, Marcelo Rozenberg3, Gergely Zimanyi1. 1UC Davis, Davis, CA, United States2Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, *, Argentina3CNRS, Paris, *, France


B12

#778

Wet-Chemically Textured Ultra-Thin GaAs Solar Cells with Dielectric/Metal Rear Mirrors. Maarten van Eerden1, Gerard Bauhuis1, Peter Mulder1, Natasha Gruginskie1, Marco Passoni2, Lucio Andreani2, Elias Vlieg1, John Schermer1. 1Radboud University, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Department of Applied Materials Science, Nijmegen, *, Netherlands2University of Pavia, Department of Physics, Pavia, *, Italy


B14

#779

S-shape current-voltage characteristics in quantum dot integrated bilayer organic solar cells. Upendra Kumar Verma, Aditya Nath Bhatt, Medha Joshi, Brijesh Kumar. Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, *, India


B16

#780

Ultrasmall CdSe Quantum Dots as Photoactive Materials for Light Harvesting Devices. Megan M. Webster, Marco J. Castaldi, Ilona Kretzschmar. City College of New York, New York, NY, United States


B18

#781

Epitaxial Reflector Structures for High Efficiency Quantum Well Solar Cells. Roger Welser1, Stephen Polly2, Ashok Sood1, Seth Hubbard2, Kyle Montgomery3. 1Magnolia Optical Technologies, Inc., Woburn, MA, United States2RIT, Rochester, NY, United States3AFRL, Kirtland AFB, NM, United States


C2

#782

UV exposure: a novel processing method to fabricate nanowire solar cells. Yuwei Zhang1, Yang Chen1, Lukas Hrachowina1, Christian Sundvall2, Ingvar Åberg2, Magnus Borgström1. 1Solid State Physics and Nanolund, Lund University, Lund, *, Sweden2Sol Voltaics AB, Lund, *, Sweden


C4

#783

Quantum-Dot Intermediate-band Solar Cell used as Bottom Cell. Lin Zhu1,2,3, Yuji Hazama2,3, Changsu Kim2,3, Hidefumi Akiyama2,3. 1Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Sun Yat-sen University, GuangZhou, *, China2Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, *, Japan3AIST-UTokyo OPERANDO-OIL, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, *, Japan

AREA 4

WORK FUNCTION ENGINEERING
Chair/Organizer: Derk Bätzner, Boccard Mathieu, Daniel Macdonald
Poster 2


E14

#784

STUDY OF OPTOELECTRONIC PROPERTIES OF THIN MoOX FILMS FOR APPLICATION IN SILICON SOLAR CELLS. Ariel Domínguez1, Osvaldo De Melo2, Carlos Ramos1, Ateet Dutt1, Guillermo Santana1. 1Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. A.P. 70-360, Coyoacán, C.P. 04510, México, Mexico City, *, Mexico2Facultad de Física, Universidad de la Habana, 10400 La Habana, Habana City, *, Cuba


E8

#785

Impact of the Oxygen Flow during the Magnetron Sputtering Deposition on the Indium Tin Oxide thin films for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cell. Brahim Aïssa1, Yahya Zakaria1, Amir A. Abdallah1, Maulid M. Kivambe1, Ayman Samara1, Akshath Raghu Shetty1, Jean Cattin2, Jan Haschke2, Mathieu Boccard2, Christophe Ballif2. 1Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation, P.O. Box 34110, Doha, *, Qatar2Photovoltaics and Thin-Film Electronics Laboratory (PV-lab), Institute of Microengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Rue de la Maladière 71B, CH-2002 , Neuchatel, *, Switzerland


E10

#786

Development of N-Type Amorphous and Microcrystalline Hydrogenated Silicon-Oxides (SiOx:H) and Investigation of their Impact as Window Layers on Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells Device. Brahim Aïssa1, Amir A. Abdallah1, Atef Zekri1, Yahya Zakaria1, Maulid M. Kivambe1, Said Mansour2, Jean Cattin2, Jan Haschke2, Mathieu Boccard2, Christophe Ballif. 1Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation, P.O. Box 34110, Doha, *, Qatar2Photovoltaics and Thin-Film Electronics Laboratory (PV-lab), Institute of Microengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Rue de la Maladière 71B, CH-2002, Neuchâtel, *, Switzerland


E12

#787

Evaluation of Perovskite Hole Selective Contacts for Silicon Solar Cells. YanSyun Chen1, Li-Yu Li Li2, Peichen Yu3, Yu-Chiang Chao4, HsinFei Meng5, Sheng-fu Horng6. 1Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan2Industrial Technology Research Institute(Green Energy and Environment Research Laboratories), Hsinchu, *, Taiwan3Department of Photonics, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan4Department of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipai, *, Taiwan5Institute of Physics, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan6Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan


E16

#788

Do TLM really characterize the contact resistivity of Transition Metal Oxides based Carrier Selective Contacts? Shanmugam Kailasam, Ramachandran Ammapet Vijayan, Dakshinamoorthy Amirthaganesan, Srivatsan Srinath, Varun Viswanathan, Sangaravadivel Masilamani, Muthubalan Varadharajaperumal. SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur, *, India


E18

#789

Ultra-thin LPCVD SiNx/n+poly-Si passivated contacts: A possibility? Gurleen Kaur1,2, Tanmay Dutta1,3, Zheng Xin2, Zhi Peng Ling2, Marvic John Santos Naval2, MSM Saifullah3, Rolf Stangl2, Aaron Danner1,2. 1Spin and Energy Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, *, Singapore2Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, National Unversity of Singapore, Singapore, *, Singapore3Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR (Agency for Science and Technology Research), Singapore, *, Singapore


F2

#790

Ultra Thin Al2O3 passivation for hetero-junction Si solar cell. Sangpyeong Kim, Pradeep Balaji, Andre Augusto, Stuart Bowden, Christiana Honsberg. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States


F4

#791

Hybrid Organic Silicon Solar Cells Using a Carbon-Nanotube Doped PEDOT:PSS Hole Selective Layer. Li-Jung Kuo, ChihLin Chiu, Peichen Yu. National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan


F6

#792

On the impact of the metal work function on the recombination in passivating contacts using quasi-steady-state photoluminescence​. Anh Huy Tuan Le1, Johannes P. Seif1, Thomas G. Allen2, Robert Dumbrell1, Christian Samundsett3, Andres Cuevas3, Ziv Hameiri1. 1University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia2King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, *, Saudi Arabia3The Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia


F8

#793

Electric and device properties of TiO2 layers as an electron selective contact in silicon solar cells. Changhyun Lee1, Soohyun Bae1, Hyunju Lee3, Yoonmook Kang2, Hae-Seok Lee1, Donghwan Kim1. 1Korea University, Seoul, *, South Korea2KU-KIST Green School, Seoul, *, South Korea3Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, *, Japan


F10

#794

Effects of Different Tunnel Layers on the Performance and Light Stability of Electron-Selective TiO2 Contacts. Hyunju Lee, Yoshio Ohshita . Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, *, Japan


F12

#795

Transparent WOx window layers for silicon based heterojunction solar cells. Francesca Menchini1, Luca Serenelli1, Luca Martini1,2, Andrea Albano1, Ferdinando Alessio1, Pietro Mangiapane1, Enrico Salza1, Glauco Stracci1, Giampiero De Cesare2, Domenico Caputo2, Mario Tucci1. 1ENEA, Casaccia Research Center, Rome, *, Italy2DIET University of Rom , Rome, *, Italy


F14

#796

Electrical properties of TiOx bilayer prepared by atomic layer deposition at different temperatures. Takeya Mochizuki, Kazuhiro Gotoh, Yasuyoshi Kurokawa, Noritaka Usami. Nagoya University, Nagoya, *, Japan


F16

#797

Nickle oxide based carrier-selective contact silicon solar cells: Role of forming gas annealing on the device performance. Mrutyunjay Nayak, Sourav Mandal, Ashutosh Pandey, Vamsi Krishna Komarala. Center for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, *, India


F18

#798

Evaluated of ITO/a-Si interface fabricated by RPD technique. Tappei Nishihara1, Takefumi Kamioka1, Hiroki Kanai1, Yoshio Ohshita2, Hideki Matsumura3, Satoshi Yasuno4, Ichiro Hirosawa4, Astushi Ogura1. 1Meiji Univ., Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, *, Japan2Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Aichi, *, Japan3Japan Institute of Science and Technology, Noumi, Ishikawa, *, Japan4JASRI, Sayo-gun, Hyogo, *, Japan


G2

#799

Hydrogenation of polycrystalline silicon films for passivating contacts solar cells. Thien N Truong, Di Yan, Andres Cuevas, Daniel Macdonald, Hieu T Nguyen. The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601, *, Australia


G4

#800

Laser Crystallization and Dopant Activation for a-Si:H Film in Carrier-Selective Contacts for Silicon Solar cells. George C. Wilkes1, Ajay D. Upadhyaya2, Ajeet Rohatgi2, Mool C. Gupta1. 1University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States22Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States


G5

#801

Impact of Deposition of ITO on Tunnel Oxide Passivating Poly-Si Contact. Woojun Yoon1, Young-Woo Ok2, David Scheiman1, Ajeet Rohatgi2, Phillip Jenkins1. 1Naval Research LAb, Washington, DC, United States2Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States


G6

#802

Facile Optimization Method for the Passivation Layer Preparation in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cell by Monitoring Its Growth Rate. Lei Zhao1,2, Guanghong Wang1, Hongwei Diao1, Wenjing Wang1,2. 1Key Laboratory of Solar Thermal Energy and Photovoltaic System of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Electrical Engineering, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, *, China2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, *, China

AREA 5

CHARACTERIZATION 2
Chair/Organizer: Bruce King, Dean Levi, Laurent Lombez
Poster 4


G7

#803

Modeling and Standardization Researches and Discussions of the Car-roof PV through International Web Meetings. Kenji Araki1, Liang Ji2, George Kelly3, Emilio Agudo4, Ignacio Anton5, Mathieu Baudrit6, Anna Carr7, Sarah Kurtz8, Zhengxin Liu9, Moritz Limpinsel10, Zhonglin Lu11, Mauro Pravettoni12, Paul Robusto13, HIromi Tobita14, Qian Wu15, Sewang Yoon16. 1Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, *, Japan2Underwriters Laboratories, Northbrook, IL, United States3Sunset Technology, Mount Airy, MD, United States4Solar Added Value (SAV), Madrid, *, Spain5Instituto de Energía Solar-Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, *, Spain6Sono Motors GmbH, Munich, *, Germany7TNO, Amsterdam, *, Netherlands8University California Merced, Merced, CA, United States9SIMIT Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, *, China10Alta Devices, Sunnyvale, CA, United States11Nanjing Sunport Power Corp., Ltd., Nanjing, *, China12Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, Singapore, *, Singapore13Miasolé Hi-Tech Corp., Santa Clara, CA, United States14Japan Electrical Safety & Environment Technology Laboratory (JET), Tokyo, *, Japan15Hanergy Mobile Energy Holding Group, Beijing, *, China16TS Corporation, Seoul, *, Korea


G8

#804

Analysis of carrier smearing and evaluation of its influence in luminescence imaging. Nekane Azkona, Federico Recart, Pedro Rodriguez, Vanesa Fano, Aloña Otaegi, Juan Carlos Jimeno. Institute of Microelectronic Technology - UPV/EHU, Bilbao, *, Spain


G9

#805

Analyzing Transport, Recombination and Extraction Dynamics in Perovskite Solar Cell Devices using Time Resolved Photoluminescence. Ahmer AB Baloch1, Fahhad H Alharbi1,2,3, Giulia Grancini4, Mohammad I Hossain2, Mohammad K Nazeeruddin4, Nouar Tabet1,2. 1College of Science and Engineering, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Doha, *, Qatar2Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute,Hamad bin Khalifa University, Doha, *, Qatar3Department of Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, *, Saudi Arabia4Group for Molecular Engineering of Functional Materials, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Sion, *, Switzerland


G10

#806

Nanoprobe Enabled Electron Beam Induced Current Measurements on III-V Nanowire Based Solar Cells. Enrique Barrigón1, Gaute Otnes1,2, Yuwei Zhang1, Lukas Hrachowina1, Xulu Zeng1, Yang Chen1, Lars Samuelson1, Magnus Borgström1. 1Division of Solid State Physics and NanoLund, Lund, *, Sweden2Institute for Energy Technology, Kjeller, *, Norway


G11

#807

Smart Inverter Voltage Support Functions (Volt-Var and Volt-Watt) Testing. Richard John Bravo1, H. Walter Johnson2, Harby Sehmar3. 1Southern California Edison, Westminster, CA, United States2Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, United States3Pacific Gas and Electric, San Ramon, CA, United States


G12

#808

Characterization and Defect Analysis of Multijunction Solar Cell by Luminescence Technology. Tzu-Huan Cheng1, Chi-Chung Wu1, Chan-Peng Chang2, Hung-Pin Chen3, Chun-Ping Chen1, Wen-Jeng Ho4, Yu-Ren Chen4. 1LiveStrong Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., Kaohsiung, *, Taiwan2National Applied Research Laboratories, National Space Organization, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan3Department of Optics and Photonics, National Central University ITRC, National Applied Research Lab, Hsinchu, *, Taiwan4National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, *, Taiwan


G13

#809

Realization and Use of an IR Camera for laboratory and On-field Electroluminescence Inspections of Silicon Photovoltaic Modules. Alessandro Ciocia1, Filippo Spertino2, Paolo Di Leo3, Alessio Carullo4, Gabriele Malgaroli5. 1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, *, Italy2Politecnico di Torino, Torino, *, Italy3Politecnico di Torino, Torino, *, Italy4Politecnico di Torino, Torino, *, Italy5Politecnico di Torino, Torino, *, Italy


G14

#810

Extracting Cell Level Characteristics from Photovoltaic Module Electroluminescence Images. Dylan J Colvin, Eric J Schneller, Kristopher O Davis. University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States


G15

#811

Investigation of Accuracy of various STC Correction Procedures for I-V Characteristics of PV Modules Measured at Different Temperature and Irradiances. Yogeswara Rao Golive1, Hemant K. Singh1, Anil Kottantharayil1, Juzer Vasi1, Narendra Shiradkar1. 1National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, *, India2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


G16

#812

Nonuniform Charge Collection in SiOx-Based Passivated-Contact Silicon Solar Cells. Harvey Guthrey1, Abhijit Kale1,2, William Nemeth1, Matthew Page1, Sumit Agarwal2, David Young1, Mowafak Al-Jassim1, Paul Stradins1. 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States2Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States


G17

#813

Laser Cutting and Micromachining for Localized and Targeted Solar Cell Characterization. Steve Johnston1, Dana B. Sulas1, George F. Kroeger2. 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States2Kroeger Inc., Phoenix, AZ, United States


G18

#814

Field Effect in CdSeTe/CdTe Solar Cells with Biased Spectroscopy. Pascal Jundt1, Darius Kuciauskas2, James Sites1. 1Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States


H1

#815

Investigating metal-semiconductor contacts in solar cells using magnetic field measurements. Oliver Kunz1, Appu Paduthol1, Alexander Slade1, Mathew Edwards1, Dominik Lausch2, Thorsten Trupke1. 1University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia2DENKweit GmbH, Halle, *, Germany


H2

#816

Investigation of the Shunt Defects Present in Solution Processed CIGSSe Photovoltaic Modules Using Lock-in Thermography. Seung Hoon Lee1, Min Kyu Kim2, Byoung Koun Min2, Yoonmook Kang3, Hae-Seok Lee3, Donghwan Kim1. 1Korea University, Seoul, *, Korea2Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, *, Korea3KU·KIST Green School, Seoul, *, Korea


H3

#817

Characterization of the Metallization Induced Recombination Losses in Industrial Silicon Solar Cells. Mengjie LI1, Nafis Iqbal1, Kristopher Davis1, 2. 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering University of Central Florida, Orlando , FL, United States2Florida Solar Energy Center, University of Central Florida, Cocoa, FL, United States


H4

#818

Wing Integrated Solar Array Performance Study Using Photoluminescence. David A Scheiman1, Justin Lorentzen1, Woojun Yoon1, Raymond Hoheisel2, Phillip P Jenkins1. 1U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, United States2George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States


H5

#819

Performance characterization for bifacial photovoltaic modules. G.H. Wang1, C.Y. Shi2. 1Institute of Electrical Engineering, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, *, China2 China Telecommunication Technology Labs,China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, Beijing, *, China

AREA 7

SPACE PHOTOVOLTAICS
Chair/Organizer: Emiliio Fernandez, Hidefumi Akiyama, Michel Yakes
Poster 5


1

H14
#820

Deep-Space Solar Array Power Prediction Using Monte Carlo Simulation with Low-Intensity/Room-Temperature and Low-Intensity/Low-Temperature Solar Cell Ground Test Data. Bao Hoang1, Samuel Beyene1, Tyler Harty1, Wei Huang1, Wade Hisiro2. 1SSL, Palo Alto, CA, United States2University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States


2

H6
#821

Solar Cell Testing for the Jupiter Environment: Low Irradiance Low Temperature and High Radiation. Andreea Boca. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States


3

H11
#822

Dynamic Real-Time Simulation Approach to Power Management Modelling for CubeSat Applications. Rachid Darbali-Zamora1, Eduardo I. Ortiz-Rivera2, Amilcar A. Rincon-Charris2. 1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mayaguez, PR, United States2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon, Bayamon, PR, United States


4

I1
#823

Ultralight Luminescent Solar Concentrators for Space Solar Power Systems. David R. Needell, Haley Bauser, Megan Phelan, Colton R. Bukowsky, Ognjen Ilic, Michael D. Kelzenberg, Harry A. Atwater. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States


5

I3
#824

Recent Advances in Microcell Concentrating Photovoltaics for Space. Christian J Ruud1, Brent Fisher2, Jeffrey M. Gordon3, Noel C. Giebink1. 1The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, United States2H-NU Systems LLC, Bethesda, MD, United States3Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Sede Boqer, *, Israel


6

I4
#825

Printed harness suitability for Solar Array application. Dominique Vergnet1, Oumaïma Mhibik1, Yannick Roujol2, Sebastien Noel2. 1Airbus Defence&Space, Toulouse, *, France2CEA, Grenoble, *, France


7

H12
#826

Advanced Lightweight Flexible Array with Mechanical Architecture. Vergnet Dominique1, Mhibik Oumaïma1, Cariou Romain4, Voarino Philippe4, Sebastien Noel4, Kurvers Jan-Peter2, Zimmermann Claus3, Dimroth Franck5, Lackner David5, Khorenko Victor6, Bissels Günther7, Vlieg Elias 7. 1AIRBUS Defence & Space SAS, Toulouse, *, France2AIRBUS Defence & Space Netherlands, BV, *, Netherlands3AIRBUS Defence and Space GmbH, Heibronn, *, Germany4Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA, LITEN, INES, Grenoble, *, France5Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freigburg, *, Germany6AZUR SPACE Solar Power , Heibronn, *, Germany77TF2 devices, Nijmegen, *, Germany


8

H9
#827

Radiation Hardness of Ultra-thin GaAs Solar Cells with Rear-side Silver Mirror. Romain Cariou1, Hung-Ling Chen2, Andrea Cattoni2, Karim Medjoubi1, Jérémie Lefèvre 3, Bruno BOIZOT 3, Oliver Höhn4, David Lackner4, Frank Dimroth4, Stéphane Collin2. 1Univ Grenoble Alpes, CEA, LITEN, DTS, LMPI, INES, F-38000 Grenoble, *, France2Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (C2N), CNRS, University Paris-Sud / Paris-Saclay, 91120 Palaiseau, *, France3Laboratoire des Solides Irradiés, CNRS-UMR 7642, CEA-DRF-IRAMIS, Ecole Polytechnique, Université Paris-Saclay, 91120 Palaiseau, *, France4Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems - ISE, 79110 Freiburg, *, Germany


9

H16
#828

Thin GaAs Solar Cells For High Irradiation Levels. Sergey Maximenko1, Matt Lumb2, Jim Moore2, Loise Hirst3, Mike Yakes1, Philip Jenkins1. 1US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, United States2The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States3University of Cambridge, Cambridge, *, United Kingdom


10

I2
#829

Radiation Effects in Thinned GaAs Photovoltaics Incorporating DBRs for Improved Radiation Tolerance of Multijunctions. Stephen J. Polly1, George T. Nelson1, Julia R. D'Rozario1, Rao Tatavarti2, Seth M. Hubbard1. 1Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, United States2MicroLink Devices Inc, Niles, IL, United States


11

H7
#830

Development and Characterization of III-V/Si Multijunction Photovoltaics for Space Application. Jacob T. Boyer1, Daniel L. Lepkowski2, Daniel J. Chmielewski2, Daniel Derkacs3, Christopher Kerestes3, Alex Stavrides3, Steven Whipple3, Steven A. Ringel1,2, Tyler J. Grassman1,2. 1Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States2Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States3SolAero Technologies, Corp, Albuquerque, NM, United States


12

H10
#831

Interstitial Light Trapping and Optical Confinement in Multijunction Solar Cells. Erin Cleveland1, Nicole Kotulak1, Stephanie Tomasulo1, Phillip Jenkins1, Alexander Mellor2, Pheobe Pearce2, Ned Ekins-Daukes3, Michael Yakes1. 1Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, United States2Imperial College, London, *, United Kingdom3University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia


14

H13
#832

A 100% solar-powered quadcopter with monocrystalline silicon cells. Chong Swee Goh, Jun Ren Kuan, Jun Han Yeo, Brian Shohei Teo, Aaron J. Danner. National University of Singapore, Singapore, *, Singapore


15

H8
#833

Effect of Low-Intensity-Low-Temperature and High Radiation conditions on Flexible Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells. Collin R. Brown1, Hadi Afshari1, Vincent R. Whiteside1, Dmitry Poplavskyy2, Khalid Hossain3, Mangal S. Dhoubhadel3, Ian R. Sellers1. 1Homer L. Dodge Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States2MiaSolé Hi-Tech Corp., Santa Clara, CA, United States3Amethyst Research Inc., Ardmore, OK, United States


16

H15
#834

AM0 Solar Cell Characterization Using Small Balloon Platforms. Colin J Mann, Don Walker, John C Nocerino, Justin H Lee, Kevin D Lopez. The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA, United States


17

H17
#835

Dust Abrasion Damage on Martian Solar Arrays: Experimental Investigation and Opportunity Rover Performance Analysis. Lyndsey McMillon-Brown1,2, Timothy Peshek1, AnnaMaria Pal1, Matthew Myers1, Jeremiah McNatt1. 1NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH, United States2Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States


18

H18
#836

Effect of SRH recombination rate coefficient on internal luminescence efficiency and conversion efficiency of space solar cells. Tetsuya Nakamura1,2, Mitsuru Imaizumi1, Hidefumi Akiyama3,4, Yoshitaka Okada2. 1Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Tsukuba, Inaraki, *, Japan2Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, *, Japan3Institute for Solid State Physics. University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, *, Japan4AIST-UTokyo OPERANDO-OIL, University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba, *, Japan


19

I5
#837

Defect analysis of 1 MeV electron irradiated InGaAsP and InGaAs single junction solar cell. Xiaofan Zhao. Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics & Chemistry, Urumuqi, *, China

AREA 9

ANTI SOILING COATING AND SOILING LOSSES
Chair/Organizer: Alan Lyons, Laura Schelhas, Lin Simpson
Poster 6


J7

#838

Development of a durable Hydrophobic, Anti-soiling coating for PV Module Cover Glass. Taraneh Bozorgzad Moghim1, Alan Taylor1, Syeda Bukhari2, Fabiana Lisco2, John Michael Walls2. 1TWI, Great Abington, *, United Kingdom2CREST, Loughborough, *, United Kingdom


I7

#839

A New PV soiling monitoring device. Alae AZOUZOUTE1,2, Mostafa CHOUITAR3, Mohammed Garoum2, Abdellatif Ghennioui1. 1Institut de Recherche en Energie Solaire et Energies Nouvelles, Rabat, *, Morocco2MEAT, University Mohamed V, EST, Sale, *, Morocco3Lycée Technique Mohammedia, Mohammadia, *, Morocco


I9

#840

Electrical and Optical Modeling of Electrode Configuration for Optimal Dust Removal in Electrodynamic Screens (EDS). Joshua Bone1, Ryan Eriksen1, Carolyn Ellinger2, Kevin O'Connor2, Doug Garman2, Annie Bernard1, Malay Mazumder1, Mark Horenstein1. 1Boston University, Boston, MA, United States2Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY, United States


I11

#841

Performance of Soiled PV Module Technologies: Behavior Based on Controverted Parameters. Suellen C.S. Costa1, Antonia Sonia A.C. Diniz1, Sonali Bhaduri2, Lawrence L. Kazmerski1,2,3. 1Pontificia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC Minas),, Belo Horizonte, *, Brazil2Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B), Mumbai, *, India3RASEI, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States


I13

#842

Comparative Studies of the Effects of Soiling of PV Modules and Systems in Tropical, Subtropical, and Semi-Arid Climate Zones in Brazil. Suellen C.S. Costa1, Antonia Sonia A.C. Diniz1, Lawrence L. Kazmerski1,2, Cristiana Brasil Maia1, Cláudio Dias Campos1, Daniel Sena Braga1, Pedro P. Brito1, Vinicius Camatta1, Sergio de Morais Hanriot1. 1Pontificia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais (PUC Minas),, Belo Horizonte, *, Brazil2University of Colorado Boulder, RASEI, Boulder, CO, United States


I15

#843

Effectiveness of Rain Cleaning on Artificially Soiled PV Modules With and Without Anti-soiling Coatings. Telia Curtis1, Vaishnavi Sreenivash1, Lin Simpson2, Govindasamy Tamizhmani1. 1Arizona State University Photovoltaic Reliability Laboratory (ASU-PRL), Mesa, AZ, United States2National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO, United States


I17

#844

Artificial dust deposition chamber for investigation of soiling loss on photovoltaic modules. Lloyd Fernandes1, Sonali Bhaduri1,2, Ajeesh Alath1, Narendra Shiradkar1,3, Anil Kottantharayil1,3. 1National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education, Mumbai, *, India2Centre for Research in Nanotechnology and Science, Mumbai, *, India3Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, *, India


J1

#845

Effect of Surface Charge on the Efficiency of Electrodynamic Dust Shield Prototypes. Bing Guo1, Ben Figgis2, Chufan Zhou3, Wasim Javed1, Chang-Yu Wu3. 1Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, *, Qatar2Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, HBKU, Doha, *, Qatar3University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, United States


J3

#846

Quantification of Abrasion-induced ARC Transmission Losses from Reflection Spectroscopy. Klemens K. Ilse1,2,3, Charlotte Pfau1,2, Paul-T. Miclea1,2, Stephan Krause1,2,3, Christian Hagendorf1,2. 1Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics CSP, Halle (Saale), *, Germany2Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems IMWS, Halle (Saale), *, Germany3Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Köthen (Anhalt), *, Germany


J5

#847

Effective Prediction of Transmission of Solar Irradiance through Dusty Solar Panels using Atmospheric Aerosol Data for Lahore, Pakistan. HASSAN IMRAN, ZAKI MAQSOOD, ASAD ULLAH, NAUMAN Z BUTT. LUMS, LAHORE, *, Pakistan


J9

#848

Water Free Cleaning Solution: Environmental Durability of Electrodynamic Screen (EDS) Films in Water-Free Cleaning of Solar Collectors. Annie Rabi Bernard, Ryan Eriksen, Malay Mazumder. Boston University, Boston, MA, United States


J11

#849

Artificial Soiling of Functional Coatings and Performance Testing. Christiane Siess, Thomas Kaltenbach, Markus Heck, Elisabeth Klimm. Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, *, Germany


J13

#850

Novel Hydrophobic Coatings for PV Soiling Mitigation in the PV Industry: Durability and Anti-Soiling Demonstrations. Ben R Strauss1, Kurt L Barth1, John M Walls2, Fabiana Lisco2, Farwah Bukhari2. 1Colorado State University, NSF I/UCRC for Next Generation Photovoltaics, Fort Collins, CO, United States2Crest, Loughborough University, Loughborough, *, United Kingdom


J15

#851

Enhanced photovoltaic soiling in an urban environment. Sarah Toth1,2, Michael Hannigan1, Marina Vance1, Michael Deceglie2. 1University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, CO, United States2National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO, United States

AREA 10

POWER ELECTRONICS AND MICROGRIDS FOR PV
Chair/Organizer: Andy Hoke, Kishore Chatterjee, Minghui Lu
Poster 3


K12

#852

Importance of Sensitivity Analysis and System Flexibility for Hybrid Grid-Connected System. yahya alharthi, Mahbube K. Siddiki, Ghulam M. Chaudhry. University of Missouri Kansas City, Mission, KS, United States


K16

#853

The Effects of Nonlinear Phenomena and Control in Power Electronic Converters for Photovoltaic Applications. Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Eduardo I. Ortiz-Rivera. University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR, United States


K18

#854

Fault Comparison Utilizing a Real-Time Power Hardware-in-the-Loop Approach for Distribution Feeders with Photovoltaic Systems. Rachid Darbali-Zamora1,2, Matthew J. Reno1, Javier Hernandez-Alvidrez1, Adam Summers1, Jay Johnson1, Nicholas S. Gurule1. 1Renewable and Distributed Systems Integration, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States2University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus, Mayaguez, PR, United States


L4

#855

Unintentional Islanding Evaluation Using Discrete RLC Circuit versus Power Hardware-in-the Loop Method. Sigifredo Gonzalez1, Nicolas S. Gurule1, Edgardo Desarden-Carrero2, Erick E. Aponte-Bezares2. 1Sandia National Laboratories, ALBUQUERQUE, NM, United States2University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR, United States


L6

#856

Research on Energy Storage Optimization Control Strategy of Renewable Energy Microgrid System. Li-dong Guo1,2, Zi-long Yang2, Yi-bo Wang2, Hong-hua Xu2, Ming-yu Lei2. 1University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, beijing, *, China2China Academy of Science Institute of Electrical Engineering, beijing, *, China


L8

#857

Control Technique for Single Phase Inverter Connected to the Grid. Linda Hassaine, Mohamed Rida Bengourina. Centre de Développement des Energies Renouvelables, Bouzareah, *, Algeria


L12

#858

Energy Management Strategy for Residential Microgrid with Photovoltaic and Controllable Thermal Loads. Mingyu Lei, Lidong Guo, Zilong Yang, Yibo Wang. Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, *, China


L14

#859

A MPPT Approach Using Improved Hill Climbing and Double Closed Loop Control. Yuhang Liu1,2, Xiangxin Liu1,2, Duofeng Shi3, Yufeng Zhang1,2, Qiuchen Wu1,2, Ziyao Zhu1,2, Xinlu Lin1,2. 1The Key Laboratory of Solar Thermal Energy and Photovoltaic System, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, *, China2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, *, China3Electric Power College,Inner Mongolia University of Technology, Hohhot, *, China


L18

#860

Design of a PV System with Battery Storage. Brian Oldfield1, Mingcan Chen1, Aoxia (Kevin) Chen1, Yaswanth Nag Velaga1, Anamika Dubey2, Pankaj (PK) Sen1. 1Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States2Washington State University, Pullman, WA, United States


1

K14
#861

Implementation of Temporal Parallelization for Rapid Quasi-Static Time-Series (QSTS) Simulations. Joseph A. Azzolini1, Matthew J. Reno1, Davis Montenegro2. 1Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States2Electric Power Research Institute, Knoxville, TN, United States


2

L16
#862

Distributed Cooperative Control of Hybrid AC/DC Microgrid. Rasel Mahmud1, Arah Nejadpak2. 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, United States2University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States


3

L10
#863

Comparison of AC and DC Bus Interconnections of Energy Storage Systems in PV Power Plants with Oversized PV Generator. Markku Järvelä, Seppo Valkealahti. Tampere University, Tampere, *, Finland


4

L2
#864

Analysis of Commonly Used Local Anti-Islanding Protection Methods in Photovoltaic Systems in Light of the New IEEE 1547-2018 Standard Requirements. Edgardo Desarden-Carrero, Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Erick E. Aponte-Bezares. University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez, Mayaguez, PR, Puerto Rico


5

M5
#865

Effects of Reactive Power on Photovoltaic Inverter Reliability and Lifetime. Ramanathan Thiagarajan, Adarsh Nagarajan, Peter Hacke, Ingrid Repins. National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO, United States


6

M6
#866

Test-Based Modeling of Photovoltaic Inverter Impact on Distribution Systems. Laura M Wieserman1, Santino F Graziani1, Thomas E McDermott2, Roger C Dugan3, Zhi-Hong Mao1. 1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States2Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States3Electric Power Research Institute, Knoxville, TN, United States


7

M2
#867

Nonlinear Equivalent Resistance-based Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT). Chaitanya Poolla, Abraham K. Ishihara. Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA, United States


8

M4
#868

Comparison of Ideal Transformer Method and Damping Impedance Method for PV PHIL Experiments. Adam Summers, Javier Hernandez-Alvidrez, Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Matthew Reno, Jay Johnson. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, United States

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