Amorphous Solar Modules Simulation and Experimental Results: Effect of Shading

  • Luis Fialho
  • Rui Melício
  • Victor M. F. Mendes
  • João Figueiredo
  • Manuel Collares-Pereira
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 423)

Abstract

This paper focuses on the modeling of PV systems by the five parameters model, consisting on a current controlled generator, single-diode, a shunt and series resistances. An assessment for the identification of the parameters is used requiring data on open circuit, maximum power and short circuit tests. A simulation of a photovoltaic system on a parallel of two series connected amorphous solar modules under the effect of partial shading is presented. The estimated parameters are validated by a comparison with experimental measurements on photovoltaic modules.

Keywords

PV system effect of shading algorithm for parameter estimation simulation experimental results shading on amorphous PV 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Fialho
    • 1
    • 3
  • Rui Melício
    • 1
    • 3
  • Victor M. F. Mendes
    • 1
    • 2
  • João Figueiredo
    • 1
    • 3
  • Manuel Collares-Pereira
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidade de ÉvoraÉvoraPortugal
  2. 2.Instituto Superior of Engenharia de LisboaLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.IDMEC/LAETA, Instituto Superior TécnicoUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal

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