Overall, 24 exhibitors from the upcoming Energy Storage Europe event in Germany’s Düsseldorf submitted proposals to the pv magazine Storage Highlights’ jury. They were ranked in the following categories: Relevance to industry; USP; Market impact; Contribution to the energy transition; and Innovation. Read on to discover how they fared.
It is difficult to compare the performance of bifacial modules with that of conventional solar panels, if the usual tests are applied. As a result, China-based Jolywood, Germany’s TÜV Nord and Chinese company CPVT have decided to develop a joint testing process.
Quality issues: A solar power plant investor finds out that neither the warranty of the EPC, nor the warranty of the module manufacturer, was adequate. It would be good to clarify in advance what should happen in the event of a serial defect, and how the term “serial defect” should be defined at all.