|BI PV Project Summary|
|Name project||3 kW PV rooftop with 'Swiss' PV rooftiles|
|Year||1993-07 (Start operation date)|
|PV application||Inclined roof - integrated|
|PV power total||2.85 kWp|
|Summary||In 1993 a 33.5 m² solar pv system was integrated in the roof of a villa in Lekkerkerk. Over the next two years, the functioning of the system was monitored. The energy yield appeared lower than expected. Partly this was caused by the connection of the inverter, which was not optimal.
In engineering the construction, a Swiss roof tile concept was used. Solar cells are assembled like roof tiles, almost like scales. This method (by Alpha Real) can reduce the time it takes to assemble the system and simplify the assembly on existing roofs. The electric construction consists of 90 modules that are grid-connected by two inverters (master-slave connected).|
|Keywords||(PV) roof tiles|