Sun Intensity and Angle on Efficiency of Solar Cell System

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Sun intensity and angle on efficiency of solar cell System is considered to study. Solar energy is a clean, non-polluting and renewable resource; it uses the photovoltaic effect to convert sunlight into a free and available energy source. However, solar energy output is highly affected by the temperature and intensity of sunlight. As the temperature of the solar module rises, energy output will decrease, if the intensity of sunlight is stronger, there will be more output energy. With adequate heat sink and proper ventilation, a module’s temperature will be decreased, and also increase output energy. This study uses 10 kilowatt grid-connected photovoltaic system and a solar tracker to measure the direction of the sun, to find out the relationship between solar intensity and angle effects on energy output.

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Bale V. Reddy, Shishir Kumar Sahu, A. Kandasamy and Manuel de La Sen

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182-186

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B. W. Huang et al., "Sun Intensity and Angle on Efficiency of Solar Cell System", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 627, pp. 182-186, 2014

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September 2014

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