Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Amity University Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Saraswati College of Engineering Kharghar, University of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


During past decades, increasing energy demand across the world fueled energy production significantly, which lead to environmental impacts such as Global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, it also endangered the Species. Hence, the whole world started shifting towards green energy generation, eliminating all the negative Impacts on the environment. Solar power is the most efficient source of energy among other renewable energy sources. This article analyzes the simulated performance of a 250 kWp grid-connected Si-poly photovoltaic Plant. This study was conducted to evaluate the performance and feasibility of a Solar PV plant for Pune, India Location. Each Module has a rating of 310 Wp are connected in 65 strings with 12 panels per string. 42 String Inverters are utilized. The simulation is carried out in PVsyst 7.2 software and Meteonorm8.0 data is used. The simulation is carried out to get maximum energy production, this experiment was performed in 2 phases, one with a fixed angle throughout the year and another by adjusting the tilt angle for every month. Multiple trials were conducted to get the best angle for maximum production of electricity. And compared their parameters such as incident radiation, Performance ratio, Energy into the grid, energy output at array and losses. The optimum angles were chosen based on input Energy at the grid.


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