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The reduced current-voltage characteristic of a PV array is obtained from the ordinary I-V form by scaling the current with the short circuit current and voltage with the open-circuit voltage. Thus the reduced characteristic is the function i = f(u), with i = I/Isc and v = V/V oc.

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Authors: BLAESSER G, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 14th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Barcelona (ES), June 30 - July 4, 1997
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 40728 ORA
Record Number: 199710913 / Last updated on: 1997-07-23
Original language: en
Available languages: en