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A Study on Simulations of the Power Output and Practical Models for Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems

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Lin Lu, H. X. Yang

Renewable Energy Research Group (RERG), Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(3), 929-935 (Jul 19, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1701883 History: Received February 01, 2004; Online July 19, 2004
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Equivalent circuit of a solar cell
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I–V curve test diagram
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I–V comparisons between measured data and regression data (G=451.80 W/m2, and Tc=283.93 K)
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I–V comparisons between measured data and regression data (G=561.55 W/m2, and Tc=331.90 K)
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Regression results for the three radiation levels of 300 W/m2 , 500 W/m2 , and 900 W/m2
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Regression results for the three radiation levels of 300 W/m2 , 500 W/m2 , and 900 W/m2
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Relationship between PV temperature and maximum power output for the three models (G=300 W/m2)
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Relationship between PV temperature and maximum power output for the three models (G=500 W/m2)
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Relationship between PV temperature and maximum power output for the three models (G=900 W/m2)

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