The Impact of Tilt Angle on Photovoltaic Panel Output

Sarkar Jawhar Mohammed Shareef

Abstract


PV (photovoltaic) panels are getting more attentive in our life due to its big advantages. At the same time its efficiency is an important factor to consider. At any location on the earth its output is affected by its tilt and azimuth angles. These angles play an important role in the efficiency of the photovoltaic panel. In this paper, the effect of tilt angle on PV performance determines. The PV module tilt angle changes from 0° to 90° using Arduino Mega 2560 to control it. The values of the PV panel output voltage collects using the Arduino and output power calculates at different tilt angles to know the effect of tilt angle shift on the PV panel output. A mathematical equation derives to calculate the effect of tilt angle on the PV output.




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