Performance Ratio and Loss Analysis for 20MW Grid Connected Solar PV System – Case Study
HemanthBabu N1, Sujata Shivashimpiger2, N. Samanvita3, V M Parthasarathy4
1HemanthBabu N, Research Scholar, Department of EEE, NMIT, Bangalore (Karnataka), India.
2Sujata Shivashimpiger, Assistant Professor, Department of EEE, NMIT, Bangalore (Karnataka), India.
3N.Samanvita, Assistant Professor, Department of EEE, NMIT, Bangalore (Karnataka), India.
4V.M Parthasarathy, Assistant Professor, Department of EEE, NMIT, Bangalore (Karnataka), India.
Manuscript received on 10 January 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 20 January 2019 | Manuscript Published on 30 January 2019 | PP: 20-25 | Volume-8 Issue-2S2, January 2019 | Retrieval Number: 100.1/ijeat.B10040182S219/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Solar Energy is fast developing source of energy in all over the world .The total installed capacity of Solar photovoltaic plant is 20 GW in India till February 2018. Knowledge about the performance of solar PV plant will result in correct investment decision and better regulatory framework, technical enhancement of solar photovoltaic technology. The study reports the various performance parameters such as Performance Ratio (PR), loss parameters and actors contributing to the performance of solar power plants. i.e., radiation, temperature, and other climate conditions and design parameters.PR is very essential at the starting stage of plant construction to get generation yield, good performance and results of Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) System in twenty five years of time span. Solar PV plant performance is calculated on the basis of PR for particular time span of energy generation through solar PV at any location. In this paper 20 MW Solar PV plant is considered for the case study which is located in Kolar dist Karnataka. For this analysis the performance of Solar PV plant based on the site survey and one year practical performance data is compared with simulated performance data and loss analysis through PVSYST software.
Keywords: Photo Voltaic(PV)System, Losses, PVSYST Software and Performance Ratio(PR), Efficiency.
Scope of the Article: Measurement & Performance Analysis