Performance Model Assessment for Multi-Junction Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems

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Conference Proceeding


Four approaches to modeling multi-junction concentrating photovoltaic system performance are assessed by comparing modeled performance to measured performance. Measured weather, irradiance, and system performance data were collected on two systems over a one month period. Residual analysis is used to assess the models and to identify opportunities for model improvement.


Photovoltaic cells; Photovoltaic power systems; Solar concentrators – Efficiency; Solar energy conversion; Weather


Energy Systems | Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Oil, Gas, and Energy | Sustainability


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