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Shade Losses in PV Systems, and Techniques to Mitigate Them

Effects of Shade on PV Output Since PV systems generate electricity based on the amount of sunlight they receive, it makes sense that when a shadow is cast on a panel, for example by a nearby tree, its power output decreases. However, the decrease in power could be a lot worse than it initially seems. Figure 1. Solar panels in partial sh…

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