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EN standard test conditions
STC  
a standard set of reference conditions used for the testing and rating of photovoltaic cells and modules. The standard test conditions are:

  1. PV cell temperature of 25 °C;
  2. Irradiance in the plane of the PV cell or module of 1 000 W/m2;
  3. Light spectrum corresponding to an atmospheric air mass of 1,5.

[SOURCE: IEC 61215:2005]


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 62548, ed. 1.0 (2013-07) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.1.50

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