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Schueco Improves Photovoltaic Solar Panel Performance Using FLOVENT Thermal/AirFlow Simulation Software from Flomerics.
  
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Application: Flow Simulation Improves Photovoltaic Solar Panel Performance
Posted Fri September 12, 2008 @11:24AM
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Application Schueco, one of the leading producers of photovoltaic panels, used Flomerics’ Flovent computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to redesign its products to improve their thermal performance so that 15% to 20% more panels can be used in a given space.

Today’s photovoltaic panels present a major thermal design challenge since every degree Centigrade of temperature rise reduces the power produced by 0.5%.

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