Feasibility Analysis and Simulation of the Solar Photovoltaic Rooftop System Using PVsyst Software

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Md. Samiul Islam 1,* Faridul Islam 1 Md. Ahsan Habib 1

1. Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur-5400, Bangladesh

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijeme.2022.06.03

Received: 6 Sep. 2022 / Revised: 9 Oct. 2022 / Accepted: 11 Nov. 2022 / Published: 8 Dec. 2022

Index Terms

Solar PV technology, Renewable energy, Grid connected, PVsyst, Rooftop system.


The objective of the research is to design and evaluate the grid-connected solar photovoltaic roof-top system at Tetulia, Panchagrah, Bangladesh using PVsyst software. The main factors of this research are the move toward renewable energy like PV with environmental consequences. The overall performance of a photovoltaic cell is determined by the amount of solar irradiation, the type of PV module used, and the orientation of PV module. Now, the grid-connected PV system is the best choice for large-scale renewable energy. For the case study, PVsyst software is used to analyze a 3kW solar PV plant installed on a rooftop for residential load consumption of 8.1kWh/day. The available AC energy generated by the PV panels is 4172kWh/year, and 1871kWh/year of surplus energy is supplied to the grid after daytime power demand is met. The yearly global horizontal irradiation of Tetulia, Panchagrah is 1485.4kWh/m2 and during the night, the quantity of electricity imported from the grid is 1050kWh/year. This technology helps in the prediction of power outages and backup energy storage because it makes use of the energy stored in the batteries.

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Md. Samiul Islam, Faridul Islam, Md. Ahsan Habib, "Feasibility Analysis and Simulation of the Solar Photovoltaic Rooftop System Using PVsyst Software", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering (IJEME), Vol.12, No.6, pp. 21-32, 2022. DOI:10.5815/ijeme.2022.06.03


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