BAPV SYSTEM MODELING FOR THE SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSE: A CASE STUDY
The community all over the World has to tackle the problem of depletion of fossil fuels, overusing the natural resources, and growing emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. It is related to the growing demand for electricity due to global development in every field. The solution to this problem can be production clean, solar energy with the use of photovoltaic modules. However, the installation of PV system in urban areas is very often impossible because of high-density citie’s architecture. The objective of this study was to analyze building applied photovoltaic system configurations for the flat rooftop of the detached house in Warsaw, Poland. Four configurations were analyzed taking into consideration the area of the rooftop, different tilt angles of PV modules, and shading areas. The system configuration as well as monthly energy output were carried out by the use of DDS-Cad software. The ecological aspect of the photovoltaic installation was also analyzed. A significant reduction of greenhouse gases was observed based on conducted calculations.
photovoltaic cells; renewable energy sources; energy conversion; PV systems; BAPV
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