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Photovoltaic Modules & Power Plants

The AIT Center for Energy combines many years of know-how in the field of photovoltaics with cutting-edge laboratory infrastructure. We support our customers with scientifically founded research, development and testing of solar cells, PV modules and PV power plants, thus ensuring that they have a competitive advantage in global markets of the future.

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Smart coatings for photovoltaic technologies

Technologies for the solar cells of the future: AIT develops new materials, manufacturing processes and characterization methods for thin-film solar cells and functional coatings. In this way, we secure decisive competitive advantages for component manufacturers and equipment manufacturers in this promising market.

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Photovoltaic components and devices

The range of services covers the entire value chain - from the characterization of modules and cells through development support to type approval testing and scientific advice. Accelerated aging tests, performance measurements and material compatibility analysis provide competitive advantages to our customers. AIT also provides support in the development of innovative custom solutions (such as building-integrated PV).

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Photovoltaic systems

The profitability of a solar power plant fully depends on its quality and reliability. For this reason, the main focus of our services lies on the quality assurance of photovoltaic systems for investors, general contractors (EPC), O&M companies. By using our services you will benefit through secure and profitable investments based on comprehensive due diligence. AIT offers quality at the best price, through in-depth scientific support for tenders as well as targeted operational and maintenance strategies for optimal energy output.

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Building integrated photovoltaics

Roofs and facades offer great potential for solar use. AIT develops and optimizes components, modules and systems of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) as well as innovative integration solutions for planners, investors and building operators.

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Training in the field of photovoltaics

The high quality of the construction and system components as well as professional planning ensure a long-term profitable operation of the PV system. During various training programs in the field of photovoltaics, our clients are able to acquire both technical and economic foundations, specific knowledge of standards and guidelines as well as methods of quality assurance of PV systems.