Performance of 1.4 kW Grid connected desert type PV

A. H. Al-Badi

 

2019/07/15

Abstract

This paper analyzes the performance of desert type photovoltaic 1.4 kWP grid connected plant. The system was installed in College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and was monitored since April 2012. The experimental results show that the total measured annual energy produced was 2217.6 kWh with average system efficiency of 15% for the first year. The average capacity factor for the system was 17%.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 17)
Pages: 275-279 Date of Publication: 2019/07/15
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2019/04/10
REF: 286-19 Issue Date: July 2019
DOI:10.24084/repqj17.286 Publisher: EA4EPQ

 

Authors and affiliations

A. H. Al-Badi
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. College of Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University

Key words

Desert type PV, PV performance, Oman

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