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About PACT

Page • The PACT center was established in 2021 with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office. Led by Sandia National Laboratories, the PACT center team includes the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Black and Veatch, CFV Labs, and EPRI. Our Purpose Perovskite PV technologies...

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DOE Releases Perovskite Performance Targets

Post • February 2022: The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) has issued a summary of responses to a request for information (RFI) to gather input on efficiency, stability and replicability performance targets for perovskite photovoltaic (PV) devices that could be utilized to demonstrate technical and commercial readiness for future...

Events

Page • The PACT center will hold annual webinars and in person workshops to provide updates on the center’s activities and results. Check back here to learn about these outreach events. PACT Bankability Webinar (April 6, 2022). Click Here for recording (SAND2022-4512V). Note: You will need to enter the following passcode to...

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Page • Sandia National Laboratories is a multimission laboratory managed and operated by National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc., for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-NA0003525.

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Page • Perovskite PV Accelerator for Commercializing Technologies

PACT Bankability Webinar April 6, 2022 10-11 AM MT

Post • In this webinar, our team will be presenting on the PACT bankability process. Attendees can expect to learn what is bankability, how we assess technology risk, and the PACT-specific goals relating to bankability. Attendees will walk away from this webinar knowing how they can participate in PACT bankability opportunities. Register...

PACT Center Opens!

Post • On July 8, 2021 Sandia National Laboratories issued a news release announcing the opening of the PACT center. “Sandia-led center to advance understanding of new solar panel technology” The following news outlets have picked up the story. PV MagazinePhotonicsOptics.org (and another Optics.org article referencing the first)ScienmagR&D WorldTech Investor NewsBioengineer.orgAzo OpticsPerovskite InfoFinanz NachrichtenKKOBPower Systems...

Publications and Protocols

Page • PACT is working on the first versions of performance and reliability test protocols for perovskite PV technologies. Once they are complete they will be available on this page. PACT Module Preconditioning Protocol Version 0.1 (229 downloads) (3/30/2022) PACT Recommended Packaging Procedure – version 4 (158 downloads) (3/29/2022) PACT Module Design...

PV PACT Center

Page • The PACT center focuses on developing a fair and level playing field for the emerging perovskite PV industry by: Developing, testing and validating characterization protocols that can quantify module performance and accurately measure power loss and degradation.Developing accelerated testing protocols that can predict and identify early failures (5-10 years) and...

Resources

Page • Links Performance Targets for Perovskite Photovoltaic Research, Development, and Demonstration Programs - DOE Request for Information Summary and Updated MetricsUS-MAP Consortium – A consortium seeking to regain U.S. dominance in optoelectronics and photonic manufacturing.CHOISE – Center for Hybrid Organic Inorganic Semiconductors for Energy is an Energy Frontier Research Center of...

Services

Page • Available Services The PACT center provides a number of different services to industry partners. In order to qualify for these services companies will need to complete an initial design assessment survey (subscribe to PV PACT Updates to hear when the survey is available) Performance characterization of perovskite PV modulesField testing...

Team

Page • The PACT team has a diverse set of expertise and experience. Joshua S. Stein Joshua S. Stein is the director of the PACT center and a Senior Scientist at Sandia National Laboratories where he leads R&D projects in the areas of photovoltaic module and system performance and reliability, specializing in...

Version 1.0 of PACT Data Management Plan released

Post • October 20, 2021: The PACT center released version 1.0 of the center's Data Management Plan. Please visit Publications and Protocols to download the report. Executive Summary In order to meet the guidelines, set forth in the US Government Open Data Initiative and data management requirements set forth by DOE, we...