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IJSEA Archive (Volume 7, Issue 8)

International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications (IJSEA)  (Volume 7, Issue 8 August 2018)

Comparison of Power Output from Solar Panel with Reflector and without Reflector

Thet Naung Win


Keywords: Photovoltaic (PV) system, Electricity supply national grids, Energy, Site condition; Annual radiation, PV Cell, Received Power, Reflector, Tilt Angle

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        Energy consumption is one of the indices in determining the levels of development of a nation. Therefore, availability of energy supply to all sectors of life in any country is crucial for its development. These exists shortage of all kinds of energy, particularly electricity which is badly needed for economic development. Electricity from the sun which is quite abundant in most of the developing countries is used in rural areas to meet basic electricity needs of a rural community. Today’s electricity supply in Myanmar is generated by fuel generators and hydroelectric power plants. However, far-flung areas which are away from National Grids cannot enjoy the electricity generated by these sources. Since Myanmar is a land of plentiful sunshine, especially in central and southern regions of the country, the first form of energy- solar energy could hopefully become the final solution to its energy supply problem. The direct conversion of solar energy into electricity using photovoltaic system has been receiving intensive installation not only in developed countries but also in developing countries. It is mainly intended to present solar energy potential and application in Myanmar. In this journal, have discussed the techniques to increase the light gathering ability of a solar panel in the morning and late afternoon by using multiple fixed directed mirrors as a reflector instead of ordinary costly tracking system. In this research have shown the comparison table and figure that depicts how much extra power the panel can add to the system by using mirror with a minimum cost.

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title = "Comparison of Power Output from Solar Panel with Reflector and without Reflector ",
journal = "International Journal of Science and Engineering Applications (IJSEA)",
volume = "7",
number = "8",
pages = "193 - 198 ",
year = "2018",
author = " Thet Naung Win ",