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PRGR609 Renewable Energy Lab

[2 cr.]

Photovoltaic Cells: Operating principles of PV cells, Characteristics of PV modules, Effect of Temperature and irradiance, series parallel combinations, Alignment geometry, Maximum power point tracking, and Partial shading. Wind Power: Wind turbines types, Design and operation, Physical fundamentals, Doubly-fed induction generator, Effect of wind speed on voltage and frequency, and Optimal operating point.