Evaluatıon of the Solar Panels in Terms of Energy Effıcıency

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© 2016 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-42 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Lutfu Sagbansua, Figen Balo


Lutfu Sagbansua, Figen Balo  "Evaluatıon of the Solar Panels in Terms of Energy Effıcıency". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V42(1):59-65, December 2016. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Because of the restricted amount of fossil sources and a rise of energy need in the world, there are a lot of interest on sustainable energy resources recently. Both the restricted amount of fossil sources and their negative impacts on the environment rise the requirement for the most frequently used sustainable energy resources such as wind and solar alternatives. Photovoltaic power generation has been one of the fastest growing resources of sustainable technology on the market today. The most significant decision in the photovoltaic power system design is the most performance photovoltaic panel selection due to the high price of these panels. In this paper, the AHP framework was performed to choose the best performing 310W photovoltaic panel for a photovoltaic power system design. Seven different photovoltaic panel brands were analyzed based on experts’ opinions on five groups of characteristics of these panels. Photovoltaic panel data used is obtained from the panel manufacturers worldwide.

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Photovoltaic panel, Multi-criteria, decision making, AHP, Renewable energy, solar, sustainability.