A Detailed Package of Digital Codes Specially Developed for the Array Design

  • P. Bullo
  • M. Gasbarra
  • G. Emanuele
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Summary

In the present paper a complete modular set of digital codes is described, specially developed for a sensitivity analysis of the different technical parameters affecting the design and construction of a PV generating unit, in particular of a large-scale type. The scope is the evaluation of the plant energy deficit on an hourly, daily and monthly basis, in respect of a base-case where optimum values of the panel tilt angles, azimuth and the N-S step between rows are chosen.

Assuming a lower ceiling in the B.O.S. cost of the PV power station, based on a foreseeable reduction of the panel costs, an indication is given of the region of tilt and azimuth loci which makes it possible to accept a moderate annual energy deficit and consequently low cost of the PV energy produced by the PV generating unit.

Keywords

Production Line Azimuth ECSC 

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© ECSC, EEC, EAEC, Brussels and Luxembourg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Bullo
    • 1
  • M. Gasbarra
    • 1
  • G. Emanuele
    • 2
  1. 1.Direzione Studi e RicercheENELMilanItaly
  2. 2.PhoebusCataniaItaly

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