Tristan brings over 15 years of solar and electrical industry experience to PV Evolution Labs (PVEL). As VP of Sales and Marketing, he oversees PVEL's commercial activities and collaborates with PV module buyers, investors, research institutions and manufacturers to develop innovative performance and reliability test programs for product qualification. Tristan previously served as Product and Quality Manager for Silfab Solar, where he oversaw Silfab's extended reliability testing and was responsible for new product development and new material qualification. He has also directed equipment procurement and technical site operations for solar project developers and Independent Power Producers at a range of projects across North America, South America and Asia.
05:20 pm - 05:35 pm
While new-generation PV modules come with a 30-year performance warranty and lower degradation rates, the high innovation speed of solar technology, constant product changes due to material supply constraints and heavy cost pressure are casting doubt on the quality and reliability of solar system technology, in particular for multi-million, large-scale solar power plants.
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