Predicting the Life Expectancy of Solar Modules (image) Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Share Print E-Mail Caption Sensors measure the elongations that arise in solar modules. Their operating life can be calculated from this data. Credit (© Fraunhofer IWM) Usage Restrictions The picture may be used for editorial purposes only. It is protected by copyright. The use is free of charge if the reference is mentioned. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.