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PI Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin AG
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Press Releases





01.12.2015 Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin prüft Auswirkungen von PV-Reinigungsrobotern PDF  de
01.12.2015 Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin verifies impact of cleaning robots PDF en
07.10.2015 Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin und BBA stellen neues Rating-Gutachten für Solarkraftwerke vor PDF  de
07.10.2015 The BBA and Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin present new rating report service for solar power plants PDF en
03.06.2015 Intersolar: Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin introduces new error analysis method for PV power plants PDF en
02.06.2015 Intersolar: Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin stellt neue Fehleranalyse für PV-Kraftwerke vor PDF de
04.08.2014 PI-Berlin research results at the EU PVSEC as New Test Procedures to Control Quality of Solar Modules PDF en
02.06.2014 PI-Berlin auf der Intersolar und PID-Block Zertifikat PDF de
14.05.2014 Certified Protection PID blocking materials PDF en
10.05.2014 PI Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin AG in Japan PDF de
07.03.2014 Cooperation PI Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin AG with Mitsui Chemicals Inc. Japan PDF en
15.09.2013 New Desert Tests by PI-Berlin PDF en
18.05.2013 Quality Packages for Photovoltaik Modules PDF en

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New PI Berlin Office in Spain

We have established a new PI Berlin subsidiary in Bilbao, Spain. Our new office will provide a dedicated focus on delivering our services in the re-emerging and growing PV market on the Iberian Peninsula.

Press Release 27.03.2019

SolarBuyer rebrands as PI - US firm acquired by PI Berlin integrates with parent company

The former SolarBuyer company in the US acquired by PI Berlin in 2018 has officially renamed itself as PI Berlin North America, or ‘PI’ for short. The rebranding brings SolarBuyer fully into the global family of PI companies alongside two existing subsidiaries in China.

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White Paper - Industry Trends in PV Module Quality

This study analyzes trends in PV module quality from over 250 independent factory audits conducted on more than 120 manufacturers by PI Berlin since 2012. The results provide useful insights into the major trends in PV modules over time, by region of manufacturing as well as by manufacturing capacity, location and level of automation.

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White Paper - PV Module Cleaning - Market Overview and Basics

A comprehensive guide giving an introduction into the topic of cleaning of PV modules. The white paper covers the underlying requirements and gives an overview of the currently available options. Download