Numerical Analysis of heat dissipation in photovoltaic module through highly thermal conducting backsheet



Taemin Kim Namsu Kim


The performance of photovoltaic module is largely dependent on the temperature of photovoltaic cells. Hence, the heat management for PV module is crucial to increase the performance of cell as well as to predict the generated energy from PV module. In this study, the temperature of PV module was calculated based on numerical simulation and the mechanism of heat dissipation in the module was investigated. Based on numerical simulation results, efficient structure of PV module and appropriate range of thermal conductivity for efficient heat dissipation can be suggested.

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