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Understanding PV System Losses, Part 2: Wiring, Connections, and System Availability

There are many factors that can reduce the energy production of a solar installation. In this series, we explain common types of PV system losses so you can ensure accurate solar energy production estimates. Today, we explain wiring losses, connection losses, and system availability losses.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong

Understanding PV System Losses, Part 1: Nameplate, Mismatch, and LID Losses

There are many factors that can reduce solar installations' energy production. In this series, we explain common types of PV system losses so you can ensure accurate solar energy production estimates. Today, we explain module nameplate rating losses, mismatch losses, and light-induced degradation.

Andrew GongAndrew Gong