chapter 2

System Design Considerations

EACH PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEM must be customized for the intended site. Site considerations include the amount of energy needed, obstructions, and the times when the PV system will be in use. This chapter discusses considerations necessary when designing a quality PV system. Recognizing effective and ineffective PV system design is also covered.

Topics & Concepts

This chapter covers the following topics and concepts:

Image Effective and ineffective PV design

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