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Telkom Centre of Excellence


Solar panelsThe Photovoltaics Research Group has the capability to conduct indoor and outdoor photovoltaic (PV) module characterisation. The evaluation procedures employed include internationally recognised techniques, IEC and IEEE. This characterisation includes electrical and mechanical measurements and outdoor monitoring. The PV module research team has interaction with local and international PV companies and research institutes.

The Photovoltaics Research Group is supported by TFMC and Telkom. The project is also funded by the National Research Foundation and THRIP.

For further information on the Photovoltaics Research Group, please visit the Department of Physics webpages.

Contact information
Prof Ernest van Dyk
Professor: Physics
Tel: +27 41 5042259