Modelling of a Solar Cell considering Single-Diode Equivalent Circuit Using Matlab/Simulink

International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering
© 2019 by SSRG - IJECE Journal
Volume 6 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Mr.Kyaw Thu, Mr.Yin Maung Maung, Ms.Than Than Win
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Mr.Kyaw Thu, Mr.Yin Maung Maung, Ms.Than Than Win, "Modelling of a Solar Cell considering Single-Diode Equivalent Circuit Using Matlab/Simulink," SSRG International Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering, vol. 6,  no. 6, pp. 5-9, 2019. Crossref,


This paper focuses on a circuit-based simulation model for a PV cell to adequately assess temperature dependence, solar radiation change, and diode ideality factor. This research work introduces the simple method of mathematical modeling and simulation of current-voltage characteristics for photovoltaic cells. This modeling aims to estimate the nonlinear I-V model of a photovoltaic cell to apply the simulation for the researcher students easily. So this paper indicates the parameters for the nonlinear I-V equations based on only the data such as open-circuit voltage, short circuit current, voltage, and current at maximum power point for voltage and current at the normal condition or the standard test condition which are obtained from manufacturer’s datasheet.


Photovoltaic energy, solar cells, modeling, simulation, Matlab


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