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A comprehensive review for solar tracking systems design in photovoltaic cell, module, panel, array, and systems applications.

Hafez, A.Z.; Yousef, A.M.; Soliman, A.; Ismail, I.M.

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AHMED MOHAMED AHMED.MOHAMED2@NOTTINGHAM.AC.UK
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Early Stage Researcher

A.M. Yousef

A. Soliman

I.M. Ismail

Abstract

This paper presents a comprehensive review on solar tracking systems and their potentials on Photovoltaic systems. The paper overviews the design parameters, construction, types and drive system techniques covering myriad usage applications. The performance of different tracking mechanisms is analyzed and compared against fixed systems on Photovoltaic cell, module, panel, array, and systems. Analysis showed major discrepancies of tracking moods against fixed systems (8%:85%) based on many factors such as weather, tracking type, location, and application itself. This review is helpful for researchers and engineers to overview the whole systems designs and the most beneficial to their usage.

Presentation Conference Type Poster
Start Date Jun 10, 2018
Institution Citation Hafez, A., Yousef, A., Soliman, A., & Ismail, I. (2018, June). A comprehensive review for solar tracking systems design in photovoltaic cell, module, panel, array, and systems applications. Poster presented at 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018 IEEE 45th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC)