PVQAT - Internaltional PV Quality Assurance Task Force
 

Contacts

The International Photovoltaic Quality Assurance Task Force (PVQAT) relies on the contributions of international leaders, task group leaders, advisory board members, and sponsors and supporting organizations.

Members of the media are encouraged to reach out to our press contact for more information about PVQAT activities.

International Contacts

Map projection showing all countries with PVQAT contacts listed for the Americas, Europe, China, Japan, and Australia.

Task Group Contacts

  • Guideline for manufacturing consistency — Task Group 1: Govind Ramu
  • Thermal and mechanical fatigue including vibration — Task Group 2: Nick Bosco
  • Humidity, temperature, and voltage — Task Group 3: John Wohlgemuth
  • Diodes, shading and reverse bias — Task Group 4: Vivek Gade and Paul Robusto
  • UV, temperature, and humidity — Task Group 5: Michael Koehl and David Miller
  • Communication of PV QA ratings to the community — Task Group 6: n/a
  • Snow and wind loading — Task Group 7: n/a
  • Thin-film PV — Task Group 8: Neelkanth Dhere
  • Concentrator PV (CPV) — Task Group 9: n/a
  • Junction Box Connectors — Task Group 10: Bryan Skarbek
  • PV Systems — Task Group 11: Peter Hacke
  • Soiling — Task Group 12: Michael van Iseghem, David Miller and Matt Muller

Media Contacts

Sarah Kurtz
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Phone: (303) 384-6475
Sarah.Kurtz@nrel.gov

David Williams
dave@dissigno.com
(415) 226-7839

Advisory Board

  • Doug Huntley (3M)
  • Akio Haioka (AGC)
  • Govindasamy Tamizhmani (Mani) (Arizona State University)
  • Kurt Scott (Atlas, Ametek)
  • Philippe Malbranche (CEA-INES)
  • Wenxin Li (CGC)
  • Daniel Cunningham (DOE)
  • Geoffrey Kinsey (DOE)
  • Homer Antoniadis (DuPont)
  • Heinz Ossenbrink (EC JRC)
  • Eicke Weber (Fraunhofer ISE)
  • Jia-Ruey Duann (ITRI)
  • Katsunobu Doro (Kaneka)
  • Hideaki Nagatomo (Mitsubishi Electric)
  • Fukuda Shin (Mitsui Chemical)
  • Dan Arvizu (NREL, Director Emeritus)
  • Alex Mikonowicz (PowerMark)
  • Jenya Meydbray (PV Evolution Labs)
  • Hiroshi Morimoto (PVTEC)
  • Alelie Funcell (RETC)
  • Xiaoyuan Chen (SARI CAS)
  • Maher Alodan (Saudi Arabia)
  • Bibek Bandyopadhyay (SEC)
  • Dennis McGuirk (SEMI)
  • Joachim Luther (SERIS)
  • Satoru Kuriyagawa (Solar Frontier)
  • Gerhard Kleiss (SolarWorld AG)
  • David Degraaff (Sunpower Corporation)
  • Kosuke Kurokawa (TIT)
  • Ryuhei Metabi (Toray)
  • Pierre Verlinden (Trina Solar)
  • Willi Vaassen (TUV Rheinland)
  • Kenneth Boyce (UL)

Sponsors and Supporting Organizations

Hosts

Supporting Organizations

  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  • European Commission DG JRC
  • SEMI PV Group
  • PVTEC

Steering Committee

  • Michio Kondo (AIST)
  • Masaaki Yamamichi (AIST)
  • John Wohlgemuth (NREL)
  • Tony Sample (EC JRC)
  • Sarah Kurtz (NREL)
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