Moritz Meixner, the general manager at h.a.l.m. elektronik gmbh, came back to PES to catch us up on the developments in their high quality range of testers. He is also enthusiastic about the need for R&D and training – both for staff and the customer.
PES: Welcome back to PES Solar/PV magazine. Thanks for talking with us. For our new readers you like to begin by explaining a little about the background of your organisation and how you currently serve the solar/PV industry?
Moritz Meixner: h.a.l.m. elektronik gmbh is a family owned business with high ethical standards and a strong belief in the future of renewable energies. Established in 1984 in Frankfurt am Main / Germany, h.a.l.m. has worked for numerous industrial sectors like material testing, chemical, pharmaceutical, and automotive, before turning the focus on the photovoltaic industry 15 years ago.
Today, we provide complete measurement systems for the characterisation of solar cells and solar modules. Our PV product range offers cell testers, module testers for production and for R&D use as well as outdoor testers for solar systems.
PES: h.a.l.m is well known for delivering high-end measuring systems for photovoltaic technologies. Can you give us more information about your tools for the measurement of solar modules?