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maximum power point [1 record]

Record 1 2008-05-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Photoelectricity and Electron Optics
  • Solar Energy
DEF

The point on the current-voltage (I-V) curve of a module under illumination, where the product of current and voltage is maximum.

OBS

For a typical silicon cell, this is at about 0.45 volts.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Photo-électricité et optique électronique
  • Énergie solaire
DEF

Point de la courbe I-V d'une photopile où le produit du courant par la tension est à son maximum.

OBS

Dans le cas d'une cellule de silicium, le point de puissance maximale est de 0,45 volts.

Spanish

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