First myth about solar rooftop system in people’s mind is that it is a product and they can buy it is as a commodity. At macro level it seems logical, but in reality solar rooftop PV system is a solution – not a product. Because, each individual home, business, factory, institute, hospital or any entity has different power needs and consumption pattern. It is essential for you to know what factors you should keep in mind when you are getting your solar power system designed.
You need to know about different components of solar rooftop PV system as those should be selected according to the type of system (On-Grid, Off-Grid or Hybrid), site location (longitude-latitude, direction, shadow free area, roof size etc.) and applications (lighting load, type of equipments, number of hours, day vs night usage). The key components for solar PV system are solar PV panels, charge controller, inverter, battery designed specifically for solar charging, complimentary energy sources like DG capacity and loads (appliances).
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To learn about these solar PV simulation software, you can always refer to NISE – (An autonomous institute under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India). They are organising 3 day skill development program on Solar PV System Design using PVSyst and PVSol software.
So if you are:
- an Engineer
- Solar Entrepreneur
- Engineering college faculty
- MNRE channel partners; or curious to know how to design solar PV rooftop system design
you should join this workshop to learn about these simulation software.
find quick estimation of production for an early study of your installation
detailed study, sizing and hourly simulation using meteo data and components management database.