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Implementing GEM and PV2 SEMI Standards

In 2008, the Photovoltaic Equipment Interface Specification task force decided to use SEMI SECS-II (E5), GEM (E30), and HSMS (E37) standards - which were already used in semiconductor manufacturing - as the foundation for host communication throughout the photovoltaic industry. The result was the new SEMI PV2 standard: the Guide for PV Equipment Communication Interfaces (PVECI). This paper serves as an introduction implementing both the GEM and the PV2 (PVECI) SEMI standards.

  • Common quality issues and how to avoid them
  • Performance challenges and expectations
  • Testing options

Implementing GEM & PV2 White Paper