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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 component parts 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)…

David BrombergDavid Bromberg

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…

Christian BrownChristian Brown