SEMI International Standards
Date Prepared: 05/09/2014
Revised (if Applicable):

Name of Task Force (TF): PV Reliability Test Method Task Force

Global Technical Committee: Photovoltaic
Originating Technical Committee Region: Taiwan

1. Charter: (State the objective of the proposed TF.)
To develop technical standard specifications and guidelines related to PV reliability test methods and characterization of PV modules or materials due to different reliability test stress
2. Scope: (Define the specific activities that the TF will conduct.)
I. Develop standard techniques and methods to provide PV modules or materials under multi- stress such as temperature, humility, irradiance, mechanical impact etc.
II. Develop standard techniques and methods to measure the degradation of PV modules or materials under specific reliability test.
III. Provide standard classification procedures and guidelines to differentiate PV reliability test for the modules or materials.

3. Formal linkages with TFs in other Regions/Locales: (Show each associated TF and its parent global technical committee; indicate nature of relationship – global TF, observer TF, etc.)
EU PV Committee
NA PV Committee
Japan PV Materials Committee

4. Formation Date:(TF formed on)

Task Force formed on: 02/25/2014
Task Force approved by Committee/GCS on: 04/25/2014