Matlab/Simulink and PVSyst Based Modeling and Validation of Photovoltaic Cells


  •   Tarek Selmi

  •   Hedi Dhouibi

  •   Jalel Ghabi


Photovoltaic (PV) cells are modeled using numerical methods to illustrate the performance of the voltage and the current generated by the PV cell/Module. Those two quantities, voltage and current, depend on some manufacturing and environmental parameters such as the temperature and the incident irradiance. Accordingly, this paper shows the impact of such parameters on the electric behavior of PV cells/Modules. An electronic circuit, made up of a photocurrent source, a junction diode, a series and a shunt resistances represent the PV cell considered within this paper. Within this paper, a Matlab/Simulink model of a PV cell/module is presented. To validate the Matlab/Simulink model of the PV cell/module, real data of the AEGAS-P605-250 PV module is implemented in PVsyst. 6.6.3 tool to highlight the effect of manufacturing and climate parameters on the electric behavior of the module.

Keywords: Photovoltaic, Cell, Modeling, Semiconductor, Junction, Voltage, Current, Shunt, Series


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Selmi, T., Dhouibi, H. and Ghabi, J. 2019. Matlab/Simulink and PVSyst Based Modeling and Validation of Photovoltaic Cells. European Journal of Engineering Research and Science. 4, 11 (Nov. 2019), 11-16. DOI: