Experimental system for current–voltage curve measurement of photovoltaic modules under outdoor conditions

  title={Experimental system for current–voltage curve measurement of photovoltaic modules under outdoor conditions},
  author={Michel Piliougine and Jes'us Carretero and Llanos Mora-L{\'o}pez and Mariano Sidrach‐de‐Cardona},
  journal={Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications},
This paper describes an experimental system developed in the photovoltaic laboratory at the University of Málaga (Spain) to measure the current–voltage curve of photovoltaic modules under outdoor conditions. The measurement is performed in an automated way by employing commercial instruments controlled by a computer using the GPIB standard. Several modules, selected sequentially through a set of relays, are biased by a four‐quadrant power supply while a function generator synchronizes two… 

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