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The Characteristics of PV module under the Partial Shading Condition and with a Failure of Bypass Diode with Short

PV모듈의 음영 상태 및 바이패스 다이오드 단락 고장 특성 분석

  • 고석환 (한국에너지기술연구원 태양광연구실) ;
  • 주영철 (한국에너지기술연구원 태양광연구실) ;
  • 소정훈 (한국에너지기술연구원 태양광연구실) ;
  • 황혜미 (한국에너지기술연구원 태양광연구실) ;
  • 정영석 (한국에너지기술연구원 태양광연구실) ;
  • 강기환 (한국에너지기술연구원 태양광연구실)
  • Received : 2016.06.09
  • Accepted : 2016.08.11
  • Published : 2016.08.30

Abstract

A bypass diode is connected in parallel to solar cells with opposite polarity. The advantage of using the bypass diode is circumvented a destructive efforts of hot-spot heating in the photovoltaic(PV) module. In addition, it is possible to reduce a energy loss under the partial shading on the PV module. This paper presents a characteristic of photovoltaic module under partial shading condition and with defective bypass diode by using the experimental data. The results of field testing for each photovoltaic modules, when photovoltaic system which is connected power grid is operating, the inner junction-box temperature of shading photovoltaic module is high $5^{\circ}C$ because of difference of flowing current through into bypass diode. And incase of not operating photovoltaic system, the inner junction-box temperature of module with defective bypass diode is greatly higher than partial shading PV module.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국에너지기술평가원

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