Beyond the delivery of turn-key solar arrays Airbus Defence and Space delivers sub-products as well. The electrical part of the solar array is one of them, sometimes called "Photovoltaic Assembly" or PVA. It consists of the lay-down of strings of cells on a single panel. Typically the panels themselves are provided by the customer
Mainly provided to customers with own solar array integration capability, but without the lay-down facility, like Alcatel Alenia Space (France) and Dutch Space (The Netherlands).