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The Importance of Modeling Global Maximum Power Point Tracking

When modeling how much energy a solar design will produce, there are many features of the components that must be taken into account to ensure an accurate estimate. One important factor that modeling software must account for in order to avoid over- or under-estimating the system’s energy production is whether or not the inverter(s) used…

David BrombergDavid Bromberg

How a Photovoltaic System Produces Electricity

How a Photovoltaic System Operates As described in The Beginner's Guide to Solar Energy, solar panels convert the energy of photons into electricity. This process is called the photovoltaic effect. When a photon hits a photovoltaic device, its energy is transferred from the photon to the local electrons in the material. These excited elec…

Christian BrownChristian Brown