Sandia National Laboratories’ photovoltaic research and development facilities are primarily located at Sandia’s Albuquerque, NM, site. Some research and development facilities are located at sites nationally and internationally in partnership with universities and utilities sites.

Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory

Sandia’s Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory, or PSEL, provides expertise and test support within several facilities and outdoor sites for evaluating PV and other distributed energy technologies.

Learn more at the Photovoltaic Systems Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL) webpage.

Regional Test Centers

Manufacturers of solar technologies partner with the Regional Test Centers (RTC) program to have the performance of their products validated at one or more of five climatically distinct sites in the United States, including locations in New Mexico, Colorado, Florida, Michigan, and Nevada.

Learn more at the Regional Test Centers webpage.