SEMI PV and PV Materials Standards China Technical Committee

SEMI PV and PV Materials Standards China Technical Committee
Chapter Meeting (Spring 2017) Successfully Held during SNEC

 

Summary: The Spring meetings of the SEMI Standards PV and PV Materials China Standards Technical Committee Chapters took place on April 18 in Shanghai. More than 130 committee members, consisting of experts from more than 60 enterprises and scientific research institutions attended the meeting. SEMI has published 972 standards, including 76 in its PV volume, with many more in the pipeline. The next meeting of the China PV & PV Materials standards Joint TC chapter will be held on October 13, 2017 in Taizhou, Jiangsu, China.

On April 18, the joint meeting of the SEMI Standards PV and PV Materials China Standards Technical Committee Chapters was successfully held at Evergreen Laurel Hotel in Shanghai during SNEC 2017, chaired by Guangchun Zhang, COO of Canadian Solar Inc. More than 130 committee members, consisting of experts from more than 60 enterprises and scientific research institutions attended the meeting, including:

  • China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI)
  • Canadian Solar Inc
  • GCL-Poly Energy Holdings, Ltd
  • Trina Solar
  • JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Yingli Group
  • Dalian Linton NC Machine Co., Ltd.
  • Zhongli Talesun Solar Co., Ltd.
  • Zhongneng Silicon Industry
  • NAURA Technology Group Co., Ltd.
  • Jolywood
  • Xi'an LONGi Silicon Materials Corp.
  • LDK Solar
  • Jinko Solar Co., Ltd.
  • Suntech Power Holdings
  • Hanergy
  • China Silicon Corporation Ltd.
  • 48th Research Institute of China Electronics Tech Group Corp
  • TianWei New Energy
  • Astronergy
  • Semilab
  • Hebei University

SEMI PV Standards Committee Photo

Group photo of participants

Currently SEMI has published 972 standards, including 76 in its PV volume. Since its establishment in December 2011, the China chapters of the PV and PV Materials Standards Committee has held 19 meetings, published 19 SEMI PV standards and 19 standards in the pipe line additionally. The China chapters of the PV and PV Materials Committees are among the largest and most active worldwide.

China PV Standards Chart

The committee reviewed the voting results from recently issued ballots, and approved:

  • Doc.5843,Revision of SEMI PV22-0716, Specification for Silicon Wafers for Use in Photovoltaic Solar Cells, revised by LONGi
  • Doc.5926, New Standard: Test Method for Bending Property of Flexible Thin Film PV Modules, initiated by Hanergy
  • Doc. 5840, New Standard: Guide for Calibration of PV Module UV Test Chambers, initiated by FJJL

SEMI China PV Standards Committee Photo

Guangchun Zhang, co-chairman of the PV Standards Technical Committee, and James Amano, senior director of SEMI International Standards at SEMI Headquarters, presented “2016 Award for Special Contributions to SEMI Standards” to eight SEMI Standards Program Members for their diligent efforts in the establishment and revision of SEMI standards in 2016.

There are 5 new SNARFs application on this meeting. The committee members carefully reviewed all of them. Three of them were approved:

The committee members reviewed nine documents and authorized them for ballot in Cycle 5-2017:

  • Doc 5767A, New Standard: Guide for Material Requirements of Internal Feeders Used in Mono-crystal Silicon Growers, initiated by Linton
  • Doc 6074, New Standard: Test Method for Peeling Force between Electrode and Ribbon/Back Sheet, initiated by Talesun 
  • Doc 5982, New Standard: Specification for Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Module Dimensions, Initiated by Canadian Solar
  • Doc 5841A, New Standard: Guide for Specifying Low Pressure Horizontal Diffusion Furnace, initiated by NAURA 
  • Doc 6070A , New Standard: Test Method for Cell Defects in Crystalline Silicon PV Modules by Electroluminescence (EL) Imaging, co-initiated by Trina, CSI and FJJL
  • Doc 5925A, New Standard: Specification for Dual-glass Module with Crystalline Silicon Terrestrial Solar Cell, initiated by Trina 
  • Doc 5725, New standard: Practice for Metal Wrap Through (MWT) Back Contact PV Module Assembly, initiated by Hohai University 
  • Doc 5968A, New Standard: Guide for Sample Preparation Method for Photovoltaic Backsheet Performance Tests, initiated by Yingli 
  • Doc 5661A,New Standard: Test Method for Electrical Parameters of Bifacial Solar Module, initiated by Yingli

According to SEMI Standard Regulation 8.3.2, Project period shall not exceed 3 years. Below three documents has requested for extend one more year.

  • Doc 5661A, New standard: Test Method for Electrical Parameters of Bifacial Solar Module
  • Doc 5725, New standard: Practice for Metal Wrap Through (MWT) Back Contact PV Module Assembly
  • Doc 5767A, New Standard: Guide for Material Requirements of Internal Feeders Used in Mono-crystal Silicon Growers

The next meeting of the China PV & PV Materials standards Joint TC chapter will be held on October 13, 2017 in Taizhou, Jiangsu, China.

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