A 500-kW pv generator I-V curve

Moreton Villagra, Rodrigo and Lorenzo Pigueiras, Eduardo and Muñoz Cano, Javier (2013). A 500-kW pv generator I-V curve. "Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications" ; pp. 1-5. ISSN 1099-159x. https://doi.org/10.1002/pip.2401.

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Title: A 500-kW pv generator I-V curve
Author/s:
  • Moreton Villagra, Rodrigo
  • Lorenzo Pigueiras, Eduardo
  • Muñoz Cano, Javier
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications
Date: 2013
ISSN: 1099-159x
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: I–V curve; in-field measurements; quality control; PV generator
Faculty: Instituto de Energía Solar (IES) (UPM)
Department: Electrónica Física
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

This paper presents the measurement of the I-V curve of a 500-kW PV generator by means of an own-made capacitive load. It is shown that I-V curve analysis can also be applied to big PV generators and that when measuring the operation conditions with reference modules and taking some precautions (especially regarding the operation cell temperature), it is still a useful tool for characterizing them and therefore can be incorporated into maintenance procedures. As far as we know, this is the largest I-V curve measured so far.

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Item ID: 26565
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/26565/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:26565
DOI: 10.1002/pip.2401
Official URL: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pip.2401/abstract
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 09 Jul 2014 16:39
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2014 11:41
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