Vol: 58(72) No: 2 / June 2013 |
Experimental Determination of Maximum Power Points (MPPs) for Different Types of Photovoltaic Panels
Óbuda University, Doctoral School of Applied Informatics, Budapest, Hungary, phone: +36-1/666-5691, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, web: http://www.uni-obuda.hu/en/faculties-and-schools/doctoral-school-of-applied-informatics
Óbuda University, Kandó Kálmán Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Power System Department, Budapest, Hungary, phone: +36-1/666-5868, e-mail: email@example.com
Óbuda University, Kandó Kálmán Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Power System Department, Budapest, Hungary, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, web: http://vei.kvk.uni-obuda.hu/
Keywords: Photovoltaic systems, PV panels, electric power generation, characteristics, maximum power point
A simple, clear and fast laboratory experimental method in order to measure and determine maximum power points (MPPs) for different kinds of photovoltaic (PV) panels keeping identical experimental and natural weather conditions for all solar panels in the same time is introduced in this paper. Demonstrating the validity of the process the MPPs for four different PV panels were determined and as experimental results current-voltage (I-V) characteristics and power curves of the panels were also plotted.
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