The solar PV market is experiencing rapid technological change due to the growing influence of module integrated electronics. This can take a number of different forms
All these new approaches have technical and business advantages and disadvantages, and they all compete with traditional centralized string inverters. In addition, each technology has a different value proposition depending on the market: residential, small commercial, large commercial and utility scale. The advantages claimed by these solutions include:
To help PV module companies, that may not be familiar with this new technology, or have the resources in place to perform a thorough evaluation, DfR Solutions offers a range of capabilities to help them make the best choice for their target market, and to get to market in a timely fashion.
Competitive analysis: review the offerings of all the many companies developing power electronics solutions for different markets. Identify the performance and business trade-offs of each solution and identify the best solution for your business.
Power module test/evaluation: In-depth evaluation of modules with respect to:
Power vendor audits: detailed audits of the vendors business organization systems:
Achieve consistent, reliable outcomes with Physics of Failure - The emergence of and dependence on advanced technologies has increased the need for consistent PCB reliability. Reliability of Power Modules Using Sherlock explores the world of PCB applications – common issues, lifetime expectations, failure mechanisms – and demonstrates how power module reliability can be virtually tested and qualified using Physics of Failure and Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ software.