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Explicit Expressions for Solar Panel Equivalent Circuit Parameters Based on Analytical Formulation and the Lambert W-Function
Año:2014
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingeniería mecánica, aeronaútica y naval
Datos
Descripción
Due to the high dependence of photovoltaic energy efficiency on environmental conditions (temperature, irradiation...), it is quite important to perform some analysis focusing on the characteristics of photovoltaic devices in order to optimize energy production, even for small-scale users. The use of equivalent circuits is the preferred option to analyze solar cells/panels performance. However, the aforementioned small-scale users rarely have the equipment or expertise to perform large testing/calculation campaigns, the only information available for them being the manufacturer datasheet. The solution to this problem is the development of new and simple methods to define equivalent circuits able to reproduce the behavior of the panel for any working condition, from a very small amount of information. In the present work a direct and completely explicit method to extract solar cell parameters from the manufacturer datasheet is presented and tested. This method is based on analytical formulation which includes the use of the Lambert W-function to turn the series resistor equation explicit. The presented method is used to analyze commercial solar panel performance (i.e., the current-voltage?I-V?curve) at different levels
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Energies
ISSN
1996-1073
Factor de impacto JCR
1,602
Información de impacto
Volumen
7
DOI
10.3390/en7074098
Número de revista
Desde la página
4098
Hasta la página
4115
Mes
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Participantes
  • Autor: Javier Cubas Cano (UPM)
  • Autor: Santiago Pindado Carrion (UPM)
  • Autor: Carlos de Manuel Navío (IDR-UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Desarrollo y Ensayos Aeroespaciales
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto Universitario de Microgravedad "Ignacio da Riva"
  • Departamento: Sistemas Aeroespaciales, Transporte Aéreo y Aeropuertos
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