Development of a GUI for Parallel Connected Solar Arrays
This work describes the development of a software package with a graphical user interface (GUI) for the evaluation of a solar array. The paper presents MATLAB-based simulations for various configurations of solar panels and compares these configurations on basis of power output and photovoltaic characteristics, via current-voltage and power-voltage curves. The simulation used field data to consider partial shading of the array. The computations also consider integrated power converters.
N. Nagarajan and J. W. Kimball, "Development of a GUI for Parallel Connected Solar Arrays," Proceedings of the IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (2011, Champaign, IL), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Feb 2011.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PECI.2011.5740484
IEEE Power and Energy Conference at Illinois (2011: Feb. 25-26, Champaign, IL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Array Configurations; Current Voltage; Graphical User Interfaces (GUI); Integrated Power; Parallel-Connected; Partial Shading; Photovoltaic Characteristics; Power-Voltage; MATLAB; Power Converters; Solar Cell Arrays; Graphical User Interface; Integrated Power Converters; Arrays; Converters; Resistance; Software; Temperature; Mathematical Model; Solar Cell Arrays; Mathematics Computing; Power Convertors; Power Engineering Computing; Software Packages
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