Increasing the Efficiency of Solar Panel through Cooling by using Various Materials
(International Journal of Engineering Works)
Vol. 4, Issue 11, PP. 104-109, November 2017
Standard temperaturepressure, Photovoltaic,Operating temperature
Electric power performs a very indispensable role in our daily life.For economic growth of countries continuous sprinting of industries is an essential part. For nonstop running of these industries, ceaseless availability of electric power is an essential requirement. To cop the power outages in the world, solar energy is getting enormous attention for the last few years because of its renewable nature, cleanliness and instant power. The only limiting factor is the efficiency of the solar system. Because on STP the PV panel gives maximum output power at 250 C. The electrical efficiency of PV cell is adversely affected by the significant increase of cell OPT during absorption of solar radiation. To overcome the temperature increase of the panel we can use different cooling agents like water, air, oil, gases and liquids but here air and water has been used as cooling agents. Due to higher heat absorption capacity of water as compared to air, output power of the panel was found higher than air. Finally, computational models were made in MATLAB to obtain results that were compared with the experimental and analytical results.
- Adnan Gul: CECOS University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan, email@example.com, +923329016249
- Muhammad Salman: CECOS University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan, firstname.lastname@example.org, +923129596152
- Zeeshan Umar: CECOS University, Department of Electrical Engineering, Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan, email@example.com, +923421942550
- Muhammad Bilal: UET Peshawar, Department of Electrical Engineering, Peshawar, Pakistan,firstname.lastname@example.org, +4917657783029
Adnan Gul, Muhammad Salman, Zeeshan Umar, Muhammad Bilal, "Increasing the Efficiency of Solar Panel through Cooling by using Various Materials", International Journal of Engineering Works, Vol. 4, Issue 11, PP. 104-109, November 2017.
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