PV News

  • Students to visit Sandia for firsthand look at STEM careers
    A group of students from Gallup, Miyamura and Grants high schools will visit Sandia National Laboratories on March 30 to see firsthand some of the Labs’ research and technology that career paths in science, technology, engineering and math can lead to. The students will tour Sandia’s National Solar Thermal Test Facility, Structural Mechanics Laboratory and… View Article
  • Now available: Partnerships for Clean Energy Demonstrations Webinar
    Are you part of a rural, remote, island, or islanded community planning a clean energy project? The recorded webinar, Partnerships for Clean Energy Demonstrations, is now available. The webinar highlights the capabilities available from Sandia for clean energy demonstrations and introduces attendees to the basics of how to work with Sandia. Hear from Sandia management and staff… View Article
  • PV Performance Modeling Collaborative accepting workshop proposals
    The PV Performance Modeling Collaborative (PVPMC) is currently accepting presentation proposals from the PV community for the 2023 PVPMC Workshop to be held May 9-10, 2023, in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Co-sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories, GroundWorkRenewables and CFV Labs, the two-day workshop will examine the technical challenges and opportunities related to PV module and… View Article
  • PACT Center hosts first workshop in Albuquerque
    Sandia National Laboratories’ (Sandia’s) Perovskite PV Accelerator for Commercializing Technologies (PACT) Center held its first workshop Oct. 18, 2022, at CFV Labs in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The event included four sessions of presentations on a variety of topics, as well as a tour and demonstrations of PACT and other relevant testing platforms. “This project was… View Article
  • Photovoltaics researchers release five-year, early-life module degradation study
    A team led by photovoltaics researchers at Sandia has completed a five-year degradation study of 834 fielded photovoltaic modules, representing 13 types of modules from seven manufacturers in three climates. Their objective was to quantify degradation rates of recent, widely used photovoltaic technologies and release results publicly to inform relevant stakeholders and best practices. The team’s Progress in Photovoltaics article gives… View Article