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Comparative Analysis of Degradation of Monocrystalline Solar Panel in Three Different Districts of KPK Pakistan


Dawood Shah, Farhanullah, Naveed Malik, Amir Khan


Vol. 9, Issue 02, PP. 39-46, February 2022

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Keywords: Solar photovoltaic (SPV), Photovoltic (PV), Performance Ratio (PR), Ultraviolt (UV)

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In this proposition understanding the phenomenon of degradation and the process of degradation during the outdoor operation is presented to evaluate the PV array reliability. The value of studying degradation increases as it helps to establish acceptable standards and requirements for PV components with adequate guarantee times. With time, the major defects found in PV modules are decoloration, delimitation, glass breakage front grid finger oxidation and anti-reflective coating and back sheet bubbles. With the huge number of new solar energy, developers and site investors needed to make sure whether the panels matched the guarantee terms so that no degradation happened during the early phases of the photovoltaic plants operation, otherwise the panels would be repossessed. It led to a growing demand for laboratories that are capable of analyzing initial degradation as well as secret problem in solar PV panel and caregivers industries. The aim of this research is that we can easily predict the expected life of the solar panel and also the expected output power of the solar panel over a defined period to find the delamination ratio and quality of solar panel in the different area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On the basis of which we can easily carry out the systems payback evaluation in that particular area and also assess the warranty period for that area. While two methods are followed to determine the rate of deterioration for the above mentioned reason, one is by finding the performance ratio while the other is by visual inspection.


  1. Dawood Shah, dawoodshah396@gmail.com, Department of Electrical Energy System Engineering, US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), UET Peshawar, Pakistan.
  2. Farhan Ullah, Farhan.ullah58@gmail.com, Department of Electrical Energy System Engineering, US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), UET Peshawar, Pakistan.
  3. Naveed Malik, engrmalikuet@gmail.com, Department of Electrical Energy System Engineering, US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), UET Peshawar, Pakistan.
  4. Amir Khan, amirkaahn@gmail.com, Department of Electrical Energy System Engineering, US-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), UET Peshawar, Pakistan.

Dawood shah Farhanullah Naveed Malik Amir Khan Comparative Analysis of Degradation of Monocrystalline Solar Panel in three Different D International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 9 Issue 02 PP. 39-46 February 2022 https://doi.org/10.34259/ijew.22.9023946.


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