Photovoltaic System Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL)

The Photovoltaic System Evaluation Laboratory (PSEL) is a multi-user, multi-sponsor facility that conducts research in photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules and performs detailed analysis in PV systems design and characterization. PSEL accelerates the development and adoption of new and emerging photovoltaic technologies. The site location in Albuquerque, NM provides more than 300 days of sun per year, and offers partners premier testing conditions along with highly precise equipment and an experienced and knowledgeable staff.

Find out more about the Photovoltaic System Evaluation Laboratory, including a definitive set of our capabilities.


PSEL is available to support any application that can benefit from their unique capabilities. To make arrangements for support from these facilities, contact the user liaison.

User liaison

Anthony Martino
Sandia National Laboratories
PO Box 5800, MS 0734
Albuquerque, NM 87185-0734
(505) 844-0652