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SPV Off Grid - With Battery

Design & Simulation Tool


(Type - II)
(0.3KWp - 100KWp)
Version 1.0

Solar Power Plant Charge Controller Inverter Load

Battery

Tool Designed & Developed by

Innovation/ TEDA

Disclaimer:

1) This solar system calculation tool has been developed only for the
guidance of Installers and Contractors. The tool is supplied in good
faith and without warranty of any kind by Tamil Nadu Energy
Development Agency (TEDA).

2) TEDA does not represent that the tool or any information or


calculations or design derived from the tool is accurate or complete
or applicable to your circumstances and application and accepts no
liability thereto.
Installers and Contractors shall make their own independent design
3) calculations to arrive at system configurations. TEDA will not be
liable to any person in relation to the contents of, or use of, or
otherwise in connection with this calculation tool for any
direct, indirect, special or consequential loss or for any business
losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss
of contracts or business relationships or loss of reputation or
goodwill
SPV plant capacity sizing

Total available Shadow free area = Sq. f (please enter area)


(Terrace/Ground/others)

Electrical Load - Details


Hours of
Load Total Load Total Electrical
Description Nos Operation Load
(W) (W) (KWhr/day)
per day
0 0.00
0 0.00
0 0.00
0 0.00
0 0.00 (please enter "Description",
0 0.00 "Load" , "Nos" & "Hrs of
0 0.00 Operation per day")
0 0.00
0 0.00
0 0.00
Total 0 #DIV/0! 0.00

% of Total Electrical Load to be powered by Solar = % (please enter %)

Maximum. Installable Capacity of SPV Power = 0 Wp


Plant (W.R.T. Shadow Free Area) (30% of energy losses due to
Battery, Inverter & Cable are
Maximum. Installable Capacity of SPV Power compensated in the SPV plant
Plant (W.R.T. % of total electrical Load to be 0 Wp capacity)
powered by Solar)
Recommended - Installable Capacity of SPV = 0 Wp
Power Plant

Solar Powerplant Capacity (please enter the


= Wp
(You are willing to install) Capacity)

Tips
If No of panels installed are more - System will work better and battery life will increase
If No of panels installed are less - System output will be less during cloudy period and battery life may decrease

Solar Panel Watt peak (please enter the


= Wp
(Select as per market availibility) Capacity)

No of Solar Panels to be installed = #DIV/0! ###


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Innovation/ TEDA
SPV panel selection and Generation Simulation @ various Irradiance and Temp. Reference Values
Solar Power plant Capacity 0 Wp
Solar Panel - Capacity (each) 0 Wp
Tips No of Solar Panels #DIV/0! ###
SPV Panel Data Sheet will have the following parameters
* STC - 1 - (NOCT - 25C, 1000W/m2) - Data
* STC - 2 - (NOCT - 47C, 800W/m2) - Data
Always select the SPV panel based on STC -2 - data

Please enter - Solar Panel details Please enter - Cell Temp., Irradiance & Hrs of Operation
Solar Panel Details SPV Panel - Generation Simulator (South Orientation)

Module Make Cell Temperature @ operating condition Deg celcius


Module Type Irradiance @ operating condition W/m2
Module Wattage P 0 Wp Hours of Operation of the plant per day Hrs

No of Cell Nos Actual - Open Circuit voltage Voc #DIV/0! Volt


Single - Cell area (Length x Breadth) Ac m2 Actual - Voltage @ Maximum Power Vmp #DIV/0! Volt
Module area (Length x Breadth) Am m2
Actual - Short Circuit Current Isc #DIV/0! Amp
temperature coefficient - open-circuit voltage % / Deg celcius Actual - Current @ Maximum Power Imp #DIV/0! Amp
temperature coefficient - short-circuit current % / Deg celcius
temperature coefficient - rated power % / Deg celcius Actual - Maximum Power Pm #DIV/0! Wp

Maximum System Voltage Volt Actual - Module Efficency m #DIV/0! %


Module Efficency m % Actual - Cell Efficency c #DIV/0! %
STC - 1 - (NOCT - 25C, Irradiance - 1000W/m2)
Actual - Performance Ratio #DIV/0! %
Rated Power Pm 0 Wp Actual - CUF/ Day #DIV/0! %
Voltage @ Maximum Power Vmp Volt
Current @ Maximum Power Imp Amp Actual - Solar power Generated / day #DIV/0! KWhr

Open Circuit Voltage Voc Volt


Short Circuit Current Isc Amp
#DIV/0!
STC - 2 - (NOCT , Irradiance - 800W/m2)

STC 2- NOCT Deg celcius

Rated Power Pm Wp Tool Designed & Developed by


Voltage @ Maximum Power Vmp Volt
Current @ Maximum Power Imp Amp

Open Circuit Voltage Voc Volt


Short Circuit Current Isc Amp Innovation/ TEDA
Charge Controller & Solar String Sizing Reference Values
Solar Power plant Capacity 0 Wp
No of Solar Panels #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
CC- Surge Voltage (please CC - Surge Current (please
= % = % STC - 1 - (NOCT - 25C, Irradiance - 1000W/m2)
Compensation select %) Compensation select %)
Voltage @ Maximum Power Vmp 0.00 Volt
Inverter & Battery Bank (please Select Current @ Maximum Power Imp 0.00 Amp
= Volt CC - Current - required = ### Amp
Voltage - Rating voltage)
Open Circuit Voltage Voc 0.00 Volt
Short Circuit Current Isc 0 Amp
Tips Simulated - Voltage & Amperage
Now, Select Charge controller , which compensates the above Voltage and Current
Temperature of Cell @ operating condition 0 Deg celcius
Please Enter - Solar Charge Controller details Please Enter - No Panels in series Irradiance @ operating condition 0 W/m2
Solar Charge Controller Details SPV String - Capacity Simulator
Voltage @ Maximum Power Vmp #DIV/0! Volt
Make Total No of SPV String ### ### Current @ Maximum Power Imp #DIV/0! Amp
Type
#DIV/0! Nos Open Circuit Voltage Voc #DIV/0! Volt
CC - Battery Charging Voltage - Rating Volt #DIV/0! ### ### Short Circuit Current Isc #DIV/0! Amp
CC - Current - Rating Amp #DIV/0! ### ###
Total No of CC - required ### #DIV/0!
Input - Voc Voc (min) Volt Voc (min) ### Volt
#DIV/0!
Voc (max) Volt Voc (max) 0.00 Volt

Input - Vmp Vmp (min) Volt Vmp (min) ### Volt


#DIV/0!
Vmp (max) Volt Vmp (max) 0.00 Volt

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Input - Isc Isc (min) Amp Isc (min) ### Amp
#DIV/0!
Isc (max) Amp Isc (max) ### Amp

#DIV/0!
Innovation/ TEDA
Inverter Reference Values
Solar Power plant Capacity 0 Wp
No of Solar Panels #DIV/0! ###
Tips Solar Load 0 Watt
Now, Select Inverter, which compensates the Battery Bank Voltage & CC output current Battery Bank Voltage 0 Volt
Solar Charge Controller
Please Enter - Off grid - Inverter details
Inverter Details CC String - Capacity CC - Output Voltage Vmp 0.00 Volt
CC - Output Current Imp 0.00 Amp
Make No of CC #DIV/0! Nos
Inverter - Capacity VA No of CC in Series ### ###
Total No of Inverter - required ### ### No of CC in Parallel ### ###

Output - Phase Phase Total No of CC ### ###

Vmp (max) ### Volt CC - Output Voltage Vmp (max) ### Volt Tool Designed & Developed by
Batttery/DC Input
Imp (max) Amp #DIV/0! Imp (max) ### Amp

Efficency %
#DIV/0!
Power Factor
Max. Inverter output ### KW Innovation/ TEDA
Battery Bank Sizing Reference Values
Electrical Load 0W
Required - Battery Bank - C - Rating ### Hrs
Autonomy = Days (please select no. of days) Battery Voltage for inverter 0 Volt

Tips
All the Battery Data Sheet will have the following parameters
* Cycle Life
* Pukert's Number < 1.23
* C-rating (c-10 recommended)
Always select the Battery based on Pukert's Number< 1.23, Cycle Life & C-10

Please Enter - Battery Details (please


Battery Details Max. Current - Rating = ### A Depth of Discharge (DOD) % select
DOD)
Make Calculation to find the Pukert's Data of the Battery Battery Bank - Capacity Simulator

Type Required - Amp Hours ### AH

Battery Voltage Volt Pukert's Number k #N/A (W.R.T. Battery Details)


Pukert's Capacity Cp ### Ah No of Batteries Required ### ###
Hour Rate (C-Rating) H Hrs Pukert's C- Rating @ Max. Current ### Hrs No of Battery in series ### ###
Rated Capacity C AH Calculation to find the Max DOD of the Battery @ Max. Current No of Battery in parallel ### ###
Rated Discharge I ### Amp
C- Rating Data @ 24C /25C /26C /27C Max. DOD of the Battery @ Max. Current ### % Total - Battery Bank Voltage ### Volt
Max. Loss in Battery @ Max. Current ### % Total - Battery Bank Amp Hours ### AH
Hour Rate (C-Rating) H1 Hrs Total - Battery Bank - C- Rating ### Hrs
Capacity C1 AH Total - Battery Bank - Power ### KWHr

Hour Rate (C-Rating) H2 #N/A Hr Max. No of Cycles #N/A Nos


#DIV/0!
Capacity C2 AH Max. Life of Battery Bank #N/A Years
Battery Life @ Various DOD's

D1 Nos Tool Designed & Developed by


Cycles @50% DOD D2 Nos
Cycles @30% DOD D3 Nos

Innovation/ TEDA
SPV Off Grid - With Battery - Design (Type -II)
* #DIV/0!
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* #DIV/0!
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Solar Power Plant Charge Controller


Make 0 Make 0
Capacity of Panel 0 Wp Capacity - Voltage 0 Volt
No of Panels #DIV/0! ### Capacity - Amerage 0 Amp
No of Strings #DIV/0! ### Quantity ### ###
No of Panels in Series/ String 0 Nos
No of Panels in Parallel/ String #DIV/0! ###
Total Capacity #DIV/0! KWp
Battery
Make 0
Capacity 0 AH
Voltage 0 Volt
Total No of Batteries #DIV/0! ###
No of Battery in series #DIV/0! ###
No of Battery in parallel #DIV/0! ###
Total Autonomy 0 Days
Total Battery Bank Power #DIV/0! KWHr
Total Battery Bank Voltage #DIV/0! Volt
Total Battery Bank Capacity #DIV/0! AH
Max. No of Cycles #N/A Nos
Max. Life of Battery Bank #N/A Years
n (Type -II)

Inverter
Make 0 Load
Capacity 0 KVA Hours of Backup #DIV/0! ###
Quantity #DIV/0! ### Total Solar Load 0.000 KW
Total Capacity #DIV/0! KVA

Tool Designed & Developed by

Innovation/ TEDA
Paranthaman. M
paranthaman1990@gmail.com