Enhancement the Efficiency of Solar PV by Increasing Rate of Heat Transfer


  • Anil Khatri M.Tech Scholar SIRT, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
  • Prof. Nitin Tenguria Professor SIRT, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India




As the future progresses, many companies and industries are striving to achieve a “greener” approach to energy production by using solar energy. Solar panels that use PV cells (semiconductor devices used to convert light into electrical energy) are popular for converting solar power into electricity. One of the problems in using PV cells to extract energy from sunlight is the temperature effect on PV cells. As the solar panel is heated, the conversion efficiency of light to electrical energy is diminished. Because solar panels can be expensive, it is important to be able to extract as much energy as possible. The proposes cooling methods for the panel in order to achieve optimum efficiency. To achieve this, various cooling methods have been proposed. A bare solar panel with no air velocity was used as a base model. This was tested and compared to bare solar panels cooled by heat sinks, in the form of extended surfaces such as plate fins that can be mounted on the back surface of solar panels. Results showed that the heat sinks were only marginally effective; they resulted in a steady-state temperature of only a few degrees less than a solar panel without a heat sink. Due to these results, it is proposed that pump cooling would be far more beneficial. With the correctly sized pump, the temperature can be made to closely match any desired value.


Download data is not yet available.


Metrics Loading ...


Aysha , S. Karthika “Experimental analysis of solar PV characteristics under standard condition” January 2015 International Journal of Applied Engineering Research 10(20):17970-17975

Srikanth Reddy K , Siva Naga Raju Ch “Experimental analysis of parameter variation and power enhancement of concentrated PV module” July 2016 DOI: 10.1109/SCEECS.2016.7509272

Hussein A Kazem , Miqdam Tariq Chaichan “Experimental analysis of solar intensity on photovoltaic in hot and humid weather conditions” International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research 7(3):91-96 · March 2016

Abu Syed Keron , Abu Bakkar Sikder “Fabrication and experimental analysis of solar panel water cooling system” December 2017

Annamaria Buonomano, Francesco Calise “Design, Simulation and Experimental Investigation of a Solar System Based on PV Panels and PVT Collectors”

Xiao Tang “Experimental Investigation of Solar Panel Cooling by a Novel Micro Heat Pipe Array” anuary 2010 DOI: 10.4236/epe.2010.23025

Fang Peng , Eduardo I. Ortiz-Rivera “Analytical Model for a Photovoltaic Module using the Electrical Characteristics provided by the Manufacturer Data Sheet” DOI: 10.1109/PESC.2005.1581920 July 2005

K Radha Krishna , P Vijay “Experimental Analysis of solar panel efficiency with different modes of cooling” July 2016

Salman Tariq, Mohsin Jamil “Improvement in solar panel efficiency using solar concentration by simple mirrors and by cooling” April 2014 DOI: 10.1109/iCREATE.2014.6828382

Pratish Rawat “Experimental Investigation of Effect of Environmental Variables on Performance of Solar Photovoltaic Module” Volume: 04 Issue: 12 | Dec-2017




How to Cite

Khatri, A., & Tenguria, P. N. (2019). Enhancement the Efficiency of Solar PV by Increasing Rate of Heat Transfer. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJOSCIENCE, 5(6), 1–5. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijoscience.v5i6.210