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# Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Performance of Photovoltaic Cell

Ghayda' A. Matarneh, Malek N. Ibrahim, Mohamed R. Gomaa*

Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan.

*Corresponding author: Mohamed R. Gomaa

Date: November 21,2022　Hits: 2310

### Abstract

One of the most important things to consider when choosing the type of solar cells when purchasing is efficiency, which is the most important thing that distinguishes a solar cell from another. The efficiency of the solar cell is influenced by weather factors such as wind speed, dust, relative humidity, and heat; the aim of this paper is to study the effect of solar cell temperature on its performance, using one-diode equivalent circuit model. This paper analyzed the relation between solar cell operating temperature with the slope of I-V characteristics curve, slope of P-V characteristics curve at each point as well as the PV module efficiency. Temperature changes have an impact on the slope of I-V and P-V characteristic curves, and an increase of 0.086 percent in temperature reduces the PV module's efficiency.

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How to cite this paper:  Ghayda' A. Matarneh, Malek N. Ibrahim, Mohamed R. Gomaa. (2022) Investigating the Effect of Temperature on the Performance of Photovoltaic Cell. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation6(4), 423-430.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jamc.2022.12.004