Contribution to the PV-to-inverter sizing ratio determination using a custom flexible experimental setup
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This work presents a novel approach to the experimental validation of the optimal PV-to-inverter sizing ratio value for the energy yield maximization of a GCPVS by means the implementation of a custom workbench using a solar array simulator which has allowed to replicate a wide variety of technical configurations and environmental data. The compliance between the experimental setup and the mathematical model developed to simulate the optimal PV-to-inverter sizing ratio value was demonstrated by the specific tests carried out on its two main subsystems (the PV generator and the inverter), thus the subsequent simulations were made on a firm basis. Likewise, the evaluation of the overall system also showed a good agreement between the experimental and the simulated energy yield and optimal PV-to-inverter sizing ratio results, rendering relative errors below 3% for both magnitudes. (C) 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
CitacióCamps, X., Velasco, G., De La Hoz, J., Martin, M. Contribution to the PV-to-inverter sizing ratio determination using a custom flexible experimental setup. "Applied energy", 01 Juliol 2015, vol. 149, p. 35-45.