Energy and Exergy Analysis of Solar PV System


  • Kandukuri Kumari Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Vignan’s Institute of Management and Technology for Womens, Ghatkesar, Telangana, India 501301
  • D. Chandra Sekhar Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda, Telangana, India 508003


Solar PV module, Electrical exergy, Thermal exergy, Electrical efficiency , Exergy efficiency


The solar photovoltaic system generates both thermal energy and electrical energy by utilizing solar energy. An experimental attempt has been made in this paper to calculate the energy production as well as the exergy output of a solar PV panel mounted at Guntur. Energy and exergy were analyzed using the first and second laws of thermodynamics to calculate energy and exergy. This process's structure includes ambient temperature, total heat flow, open-circuit voltage, short-circuit current, fill factor, solar radiations, and so on. It is expected that the temperature of the PV solar module would have the greatest impact on the efficiencies. Heat may be eliminated with the aid of water or air to increase both energy and exergy efficiencies.


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Kandukuri Kumari, & D. Chandra Sekhar. (2021). Energy and Exergy Analysis of Solar PV System. International Transactions on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2(3), 127-132. Retrieved from