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Hybrid Resolution of Solar Cells Model Parameters Using Analytical and Numerical Method

Abderrahim Taouni(1*), Mohammed Akherraz(2), Ahmed Abbou(3), Abderrahmane Ouchatti(4), Khalid Majdoub(5)

(1) Mohammed V Agdal University, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Morocco
(2) Mohammed V Agdal University, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Morocco
(3) Mohammed V Agdal University, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Morocco
(4) Mohammed V Agdal University, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Morocco
(5) Mohammed V Agdal University, Mohammadia School of Engineers, Rabat, Morocco
(*) Corresponding author



This paper presents a simple and accurate method for modeling photovoltaic solar cells panels. The model adopted is single-diode/two resistors, and then, five parameters must be identified. The method uses just the normal data provided by the manufacturer to calculate the model parameters. It based on numerically method to solve one equation expressed as a function of series resistor model, while the other parameters (depending exclusively on the series resistance model) are determined analytically. The accuracy of the resulting model is confirmed experimentally for two modules from different manufacturers and distinct technologies.
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Solar Cell; Modeling; Maximum Power Point Trackers (MPPT); Single Diode Model; I-V Curve

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