E3S Web Conf.
Volume 70, 201817th International Conference Heat Transfer and Renewable Sources of Energy (HTRSE-2018)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Storage|
|Published online||03 December 2018|
The study on the efficiency of a photovoltaic cell with a system of supercapacitors and batteries
Kielce University of Technology, Faculty of Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering, al. 1000-lecia P.P. 7, 25-314 Kielce, Poland
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The main aim of this work is to propose a new system of a hybrid photovoltaic system working with batteries and supercapacitors and to analyze its efficiency. The preliminary results of the study on the operation of the system are discussed. The results obtained while testing the operation of a hybrid system and a PV system working separately with batteries and supercapacitors are compiled and compared. The tests covered the systems efficiency for the following electrical loads: heater warming up water in a tank, and lighting - a LED light. The work of batteries and supercapacitors during discharge has been analysed. The use of a hybrid system made it possible to increase energy storage efficiency and the system operation flexibility, compared to solar systems offered by the sector.
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