Variable Parameters for a Single Exponential Model of Photovoltaic Modules in Crystalline-Silicon
AbstractThe correct approximation of parallel resistance (Rp) and series resistance (Rs) poses a major challenge for the single diode model of the photovoltaic module (PV). The bottleneck behind the limited accuracy of the model is the static estimation of resistive parameters. This means that Rp and Rs, once estimated, usually remain constant for the entire operating range of the same weather condition, as well as for other conditions. Another contributing factor is the availability of only standard test condition (STC) data in the manufacturer’s datasheet. This paper proposes a single-diode model with dynamic relations of Rp and Rs. The relations not only vary the resistive parameters for constant/distinct weather conditions but also provide a non-iterative solution. Initially, appropriate software is used to extract the data of current-voltage (I-V) curves from the manufacturer’s datasheet. By using these raw data and simple statistical concepts, the relations for Rp and Rs are designed. Finally, it is proved through root mean square error (RMSE) analysis that the proposed model holds a one-tenth advantage over numerous recently proposed models. Simultaneously, it is low complex, iteration-free (0 to voltage in maximum power point Vmpp range), and requires less computation time to trace the I-V curve. View Full-Text
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Murtaza, A.F.; Munir, U.; Chiaberge, M.; Di Leo, P.; Spertino, F. Variable Parameters for a Single Exponential Model of Photovoltaic Modules in Crystalline-Silicon. Energies 2018, 11, 2138.
Murtaza AF, Munir U, Chiaberge M, Di Leo P, Spertino F. Variable Parameters for a Single Exponential Model of Photovoltaic Modules in Crystalline-Silicon. Energies. 2018; 11(8):2138.Chicago/Turabian Style
Murtaza, Ali F.; Munir, Umer; Chiaberge, Marcello; Di Leo, Paolo; Spertino, Filippo. 2018. "Variable Parameters for a Single Exponential Model of Photovoltaic Modules in Crystalline-Silicon." Energies 11, no. 8: 2138.
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