“Do those short solar cells cracks that I can barely see in EL really matter? “ BrightSpot CTO Andrew Gabor and Duncan Harwood of D2 Solar will be presenting during poster session A at the NREL PV Reliability Workshop this Monday morning February 22nd. If you are attending please stop by and learn the answer and see results from the high resolution EL camera system and LoadSpot mechanical load tester.
BrightSpot Automation is hiring! We are seeking a full time engineer to work on software development and product development for our line of Luminescence/Fluorescence Imaging systems. Minimum requirements are a college degree, experience in python programming, and a willingness to learn how to fly a drone. Some travel and nighttime outdoor work will be necessary. Existing machine learning based image analysis, drone, and mechanical/electrical design experience are plusses. Candidate should be a self-starter, able to work alone and as part of a team, and demonstrate an eagerness to learn. Job Duties/Responsibilities: Python programming for camera image acquisition, image processing, image analysis, and reportingInteract with academic and industry partners/customers including understanding needs, responding to technical questions and providing training on system operationTesting of camera systems including nighttime drone flights and optimization of operating proceduresOrdering of components, assembly, testing, and shipping orders Additional duties based on experience Qualifications: >1 year experience in Python programming, preferably involving image analysis, OpenCV and QTCollege degree in computer science, engineering, or physical science Compensation based on experience. Benefits package offered. Please send resume and cover letter to Andrew Gabor at email@example.com.
Maurice Covino has joined BrightSpot Automation as Director of Sales and Marketing. He has consulted part time for BrightSpot for over the last 2 years acting as International Sales Manager. He will continue in that role as well as assume responsibility for domestic sales and product marketing. Maurice has over 20 years of successful sales and marketing experience in the PV industry at companies including BERGER Lichttechnik, Spire, and Schmid GmbH.
BrightSpot Automation announces the hiring of Braden Gilleland to the position of engineer. Braden is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Georgia Tech, and previously worked with Southern Company on Electroluminescence testing of solar panels and on the development of the UV Fluorescence testing equipment design that BrightSpot has licensed from Southern Company.
BrightSpot Automation has a virtual booth at the The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) conference from Sep 9-24 2020, and will giving a company presentation on Sep 15, and a for-credit training course on Sep 22 on Electroluminescence (EL) and UV Fluorescence testing of defects in solar panels.
Dr. Andrew Gabor will be attending Intersolar San Diego CA from Feb 4-5 as well as the NREL PV Reliability Workshop in Lakewood CO from Feb 25-27 2020. Contact us if you would like to schedule a meeting.
BrightSpot Automation has completed a project to demonstrate field testing of a new mobile testing lab capable of measuring the performance of solar panels and detecting defects within the solar cells. The MobileTestSpot, supported by a Massachusetts Clean Energy Center grant through its InnovateMass program, incorporates both current-voltage (I-V) power measurement and Electroluminescence (EL) testing for on-site use.
BrightSpot Automation will be exhibiting at the Solar Power International tradeshow in booth #341 with demonstrations of the EL camera and EL Video camera systems.
BrightSpot Automation will be exhibiting at the IEEE PVSC tradeshow in booth #102 with demonstrations of the CellSpot-PL photoluminescence system and EL camera systems. 4 oral presentations with co-authors from UCF and D2Solar on "Powered by Sunshot" research.
BrightSpot Automation will be exhibiting at the SNEC tradeshow in booth #N3-100 with demonstrations of the CellSpot-PL photoluminescence system.
BrightSpot Automation staff will be exhibiting at the SPI tradeshow and available for discussions and demonstrations of the BrightSpot Electroluminescence camera system as well the new MobileTestSpot EL & IV trailer-based mobile testing lab. In booth #105 together with our field service partners from Acuity Power Group.