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Improved Model of Photovoltaic Systems

Dmitry Altshuller
Dassault Systemes, USA

Peter Hüsson
Dassault Systemes, USA

Christopher Jones
Dassault Systemes, USA

Leonard Janczyk
Dassault Systemes, Germany

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Published in: Proceedings of the 12th International Modelica Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15-17, 2017

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 132:54, p. 477-482

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Published: 2017-07-04

ISBN: 978-91-7685-575-1

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


The paper describes a model of a typical photovoltaic (PV) system. Unlike models previously described in literature, heat transfer phenomena are accounted for simultaneously with the electrical dynamics. Furthermore, the model is simulated for a time scale of one full year.


Photovoltaic system, Modelica, Thermal effect, Modeling thermal effect, Solar power, Dymola


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