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AGHIA ROUMELI PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANT

Objective



THE AGHIA ROUMELI PV PLANT HAS BEEN DESIGNED, DEVELOPED AND ERECTED BY PPC IN COOPERATION WITH SERI AND VARTA. THE INSTALLED CAPACITY IS 50 KWP AND THE STORAGE SYSTEM 1500 AH. 300 V.
A DC/AC INVERTER IS USED TO SUPPLY THE AGHIA ROUMELI VILLAGE GRID WITH AC 220/380 V 50 HZ. THE PLANT IS IN OPERATION SINCE NOVEMBER 1982.
THE PRESENT PROJECT AIMING AT THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE PV STATION COMPRISES THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES WHICH WERE ALL COMPLETED DURING THE FIRST YEAR:
- 19 BATTERIES CELLS WERE REPLACED, AS SEVEN OF THEM WERE IRREVERSIBLY DAMAGED AND THE OTHER 12 WERE VERY CLOSE TO CEASE FUNCTIONING.

- THE NEW MONITORING SYSTEM (HEWLETT-PACKARD) ACCORDING TO THE JRC ISPRA GUIDELINES WAS INSTALLED.

- THE NEW BATTERY CHARGING SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND INSTALLED.

- MEASUREMENTS OF THE EFFICIENCY OF THE PV MODULES WERE EXECUTED IN COOPERATION WITH THE JRC ISPRA SCIENTIFIC GROUP.

- MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES COVERING THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL OF THE INVERTER AND PROTECTION OF THE MODULES CONNECTION CABLES THROUGH PVC TUBES.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

PUBLIC POWER CORPORATION
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