Solar shading

Impact of shading on Solar Panels

The post explores the impact of shading on solar panels by objects to their east or west on generation, in Northern India.

While assessing a site for installation of solar panels, most surveyors have a good understanding of how to handle shading impact from objects to the South of a given area. However, for objects to the East and West there aren’t too many established “rules of thumb”. While there are plenty of tools such as PV Syst to assess shading impact for solar power plants, a quick reference is quite useful while on site doing initial surveys. (more…)

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