Industry White Papers

Ground Tests of Photovoltaically Powered Satellites Require Fast and Flexible Solar Array Simulation

May 20, 2024 by AMETEK Programmable Power
Topics Covered
  • Satellite Applications
  • Solar-Cell and SAS Output Characteristics
  • Power-System Components
  • DET and Shunt Regulation

White Paper Overview

As satellites increasingly rely on photovoltaic arrays for power, reliable ground testing becomes crucial. This white paper from AMETEK Programmable Power explores the challenges of testing satellite power systems and introduces the innovative Elgar ASPS: an advanced solar power simulator designed for testing the speed, flexibility, and safety of satellite power systems. Download the white paper and take the first step towards confident satellite power testing.