The importance of Quality Control Testing

Álvaro Velasco, Enertis South Africa Country Manager explains in an interview with Engineering News the importance of performing thorough due diligence when buying PV panels to ensure its quality and long term reliability.

PV modules are the key components in a solar PV plant and typically represent over 40% of the total cost of a solar PV project. To guarantee their compliance with the industry standards and their proper functioning under the particular conditions of a specific location, is essential start controlling their quality from the acquisition and manufacturing stages.