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-Partial shade in good sun can have a drastic effect on panel output. ​ This is because panels are made of strings of individual solar cells; ​ having some strings turned "​on"​ and some "​off"​ (to prevent reversing current //into// the shaded ​cell) can +Partial shade in good sun can have a drastic effect on panel output. ​ This is because panels are made of strings of individual solar cells; ​ having some strings turned "​on"​ and some "​off"​ (to prevent reversing current //into// the shaded ​cells) can result in dramatic power reduction. ​
  
-This effect can be attenuated somewhat by panel design (bypass diodes), parallel rather than serial panel connections,​ use of amorphous panels, and the use of MPPT controllers. ​+  
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 +This effect can be attenuated somewhat by panel design (bypass diodes), ​[[electrical:​solar:​series_vs_parallel|parallel rather than serial panel connections]] when using PWM controllers, use of amorphous ​(thin-film) ​panels, and the use serial rather than parallel panel connections ​of MPPT controllers. ​
  
  
electrical/solar/output.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/13 13:38 by frater_secessus