Characteristics of Solar PV Array Implemented in Matlab Software

  • Gourab DasEmail author
  • M. De
  • S. Mandal
  • K. K. Mandal
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 11)


In recent time due to diminishing fossil fuel reserves and increasing social pressure in terms of environmental pollution, complex power system has no other option except to seek for another possibility of alternative energy to eliminate the environmental pollution. Solar energy accounts for the most of the renewable energy on earth. PV module is a particular procedure to accomplish the generation of electric power from solar radiation using semiconductor devices which exhibit photovoltaic effects. The concepts of a PV module and its characteristics have been studied. The P–V and V–I curves have been obtained at changing solar irradiation levels and temperatures.


Photovoltaic (PV) Direct current (DC) Current over voltage (V–I) Power over voltage (P–V) 



We would like to thank Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India for providing all the requisite help to carry out this work. This work gives assistance to the program of DRS, UPE II, UGC, Govt. of India (GOI).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Power EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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