Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Instituto de energía solar

CPV test facilities

Capabilities

  • Studies of CPV performance such as:
    • Performance of concentrator modules at standard test and operating conditions
    • Performance of concentrator cells under different operating conditions: uniform and non-uniform light, temperature, spectrum
    • Effect of temperature on CPV optics performance
    • Characterization of misalignments distributions and its effect on module performance
  • Module optimization for enhanced performance
  • Development of new concentrator technologies
  • Development of novel characterization techniques
  • CPV Standards development