Photovoltaic Source Dynamic Modeling Issues

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


This chapter deals with dynamic models of PV sources and with methods for the identification of their parameters on the basis of experimental measurements. Firstly, a dynamic model including capacitive and inductive effects is analyzed and an identification method based on least square regression (LSR) is proposed. Then the nonlinear junction capacitance effects are accounted for. The corresponding models are implemented both by Simulink® and PLECS® software. Some practical examples show how transient phenomena can be investigated.


Load Resistance Load Current Module Voltage Maximum Power Point Tracking Open Circuit Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research CouncilInstitute of Intelligent Systems for AutomationPalermoItaly

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