Not all shade is the same: Understanding mismatch

By Paul Grana By Paul Grana, co-founder of Folsom Labs
Shade leads to mismatch. Simple, right? Not so fast. This relationship is one of the most commonly discussed in solar design—and was a big factor in propelling microinverters & optimizers to their early market adoption. But precisely how much mismatch should you expect from shading on an array?
On one hand, some will say that shade on a single module can take down an entire string, implying a multiplier effect of 10 to 15 times. In reality, that would depend on the system wiring, and often the string would have the option to bypass that

Read Full Article Here

For more great articles: Solar Power World

(Visited 9 times, 1 visits today)



© 2014 RenewaNews