SunsVoc: Constructing Suns-Voc from Outdoor Time-Series I-V Curves

Suns-Voc (or Isc-Voc) curves can provide the current-voltage (I-V) characteristics of the diode of photovoltaic cells without the effect of series resistance. Here, Suns-Voc curves can be constructed with outdoor time-series I-V curves [1,2,3] of full-size photovoltaic (PV) modules instead of having to be measured in the lab. Time series of four different power loss modes can be calculated based on obtained Isc-Voc curves. This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) under Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Agreement Number DE-EE0008172. Jennifer L. Braid is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the DOE. ORISE is managed by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) under DOE contract number DE-SC0014664. [1] Wang, M. et al, 2018. <doi:10.1109/PVSC.2018.8547772>. [2] Walters et al, 2018 <doi:10.1109/PVSC.2018.8548187>. [3] Guo, S. et al, 2016. <doi:10.1117/12.2236939>.

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AuthorMenghong Wang [aut] (<>), Tyler J. Burleyson [aut, cre] (<>), Jiqi Liu [aut] (<>), Alan J. Curran [aut] (<>), Abdulkerim Gok [aut, ctb] (<>), Eric J. Schneller [aut] (<>), Kristopher O. Davis [aut] (<>), Jennifer L. Braid [aut] (<>), Roger H. French [aut, cph] (<>)
MaintainerTyler J. Burleyson <>
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