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Offline JDC

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Solar Connection
« on: 29 March 2023, 16:27 »
If possible What is the best way to model a Solar connection ?

 I'm sure I have seen a Video on this but I cant recall where is was.

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Offline mbd-uk

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Re: Solar Connection
« Reply #1 on: 29 March 2023, 18:04 »
Great Post. I hope to see an answer.

I am starting to see more and more solar come my way and it would be fantastic if I could use ElectricalOM for string configuration and sizing for both domestic and commercial applications.

Offline Mert

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Re: Solar Connection
« Reply #2 on: 30 March 2023, 10:53 »
The PV modelling is done in two parts at the moment.

1. defining it as a load. 'insert a final circuit and set is as a renewable source. this will help with cable sizing and protective device rating selection (the power of the inverter will not contribute to total power of the system)

2. Adding it as a source. insert a DC source and separately insert an AC/DC converter to the point you want to connect the PV system. insert a JB to the converter. Connect DC source to the JB.

Currently PV and grid cannot run simultaneously, I must admit that is not ideal. However, updates to this is at final stages and will be released as a Beta very soon.

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Re: Solar Connection
« Reply #3 on: 30 March 2023, 10:54 »