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Memorias de investigación
Research Publications in journals:
Solar-tracking PV plants in Navarra: A 10 MW assessment
Year:2009
Research Areas
  • Electronic circuits,
  • Electronic devices
Information
Abstract
Currently, the know-how and experience concerning the behavior and reliability of large tracking photovoltaic (PV) plants is scarce. Information such as the availability rate is rarely known. Acciona Solar PV plants installed in Navarra (Spain) in the frame of the Spanish utility grid constitute a representative source of information. The scope of this study is to analyze in detail the behavior along 2006 of six of these plants, located in Arguedas (two plants of a rated nominal power of 940 kWp and 21 MWp, respectively), Sesma (112 MWp), Cintrue¿nigo (144 MWp), Rada (178 MWp), and Castejo¿n (264 MWp). In our analysis, the influence of each type of energy loss affecting the plants has been quantified; and the advantages of dedicating human resources to the surveillance and maintenance of a limited number of generators have been stated. Thanks to the work of the operators, the plants registered mean availability rates above 99,7%.
International
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JCR
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Title
PROGRESS IN PHOTOVOLTAICS
ISBN
1062-7995
Impact factor JCR
2,652
Impact info
Volume
17
Journal number
0
From page
337
To page
346
Month
AGOSTO
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: J.A. Vera (Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena)
  • Autor: M. García (Universidad Pública de Navarra)
  • Autor: M. Pérez (Acciona Solar)
  • Autor: L. Marroyo (Universidad Pública de Navarra)
  • Autor: Antonio-P.Eduardo Lorenzo Pigueiras (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: SISTEMAS FOTOVOLTÁICOS
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Energía Solar
  • Departamento: Electrónica Física
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