Yingli Green Energy's Multicrystalline PV Module Passes TUV SUD's PID Test
Yingli Green Energy (NYSE: YGE) today announced that its multicrystalline PV modules passed the Potential Induced Degradation ("PID") test conducted by TUV SUD.
The PID test was conducted under stringent conditions of 85 degrees Celsius, 85% relative humidity, and 1,000 volts of system voltage bias with a testing duration of 96 hours. The test results showed that the power degradation of Yingli Solar modules was lower than 0.5%, significantly below the maximum allowable power output degradation rate of 5%.
"We're pleased to achieve such a great success in the PID test performed by TUV SUD, which is one of the world's leading technical service organizations," said Mr. Liansheng Miao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Yingli Green Energy. "The test results fully demonstrate our commitment to product reliability. We will continue to elevate the performance of our products with an aim to maximize customers' benefits."
Mr. Robert Puto, Global Product Manager-Photovoltaics of TUV SUD Product Service, commented, "As the competition of