INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECT OF HEATING SOLAR MODULES ON THE EFFICIENCY OF RADIATION CONVERSION
The article talks about the possibility of increasing the efficiency of solar modules when operating them under extreme conditions. The purpose of the article is to analyze the efficiency of solar modules with significant changes in temperature and intensity of exposure to solar radiation. The temperature and illumination level of the solar modules under study strongly influence the efficiency of the output power. Since the operating temperature can vary over a wide range, especially under continental conditions, it results, for example, in a noticeable decrease in the sensitivity of silicon solar cells in the long-wave region of the spectrum. The ways of reducing the temperature of the module are suggested, which make it possible to increase the efficiency of their operation. Installed on the back of the solar module, the thermal diffuser increases the output power by 8.5%, thereby increasing the conversion efficiency of the radiation.
Authors: V. N. Gulkov, I. D. Kolesnichenko, K. E. Korotkov
Keywords: Solar module, solar energy, solar cell, conversion efficiency, photodetector, thermal diffuser
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