PearlPV Cost Action
RE Chair present at the second meeting of PearlPV Cost Action

The RE Chair was present at the second meeting and workshop of the PEARLPV Cost Action in Brussels on the 22nd and 23rd January 2018.

This project is focused in the Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaic Systems: Evaluations of Large-Scale Monitoring Data.

The aim of this COST Action is to improve the energy performance and reliability of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy systems in Europe leading to lower costs of electricity produced by PV systems by a higher energy yield, a longer life time eventually beyond the guaranteed 20 years as specified by manufacturers, and a reduction in the perceived risk in investments in PV projects.

The University of Évora is present as part of the Management Comitee and as participant of the Working Groups. This Cost Action entails the formation of an inclusive network of PV system researchers, data resources that will be analyzed by researchers, forming the largest-ever agglomeration of PV systems performance data in Europe, and experts that can include more-nuanced evidence-based reliability in PV system evaluation methods and simulation and design tools as well as training schools.
Published in 24.01.2018