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Title: Recent projects of building integrated photovoltaic in Hong Kong
Authors: Lo, Edward
Subjects: Renewable energy
Solar energy
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Power Electronics Research Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Source: 2006 2nd International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications : Hong Kong, 12-14 November 2006, p. 62-67.
Abstract: In Hong Kong, a number of medium-scale Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) systems were completed in last few years. These BIPV projects included government building, commercial building, schools, institutional building. The power rating the BIPV system for each project is in the order of tens of kilowatts. Most of these BIPV systems are gird-connected type to eliminate the bulky and troublesome battery banks. Some of these projects are retrofitting on existing buildings; while some are parts of a new building. The paper will give details on the design of these PV systems in Hong Kong, including system configurations, design considerations, protections, grid-connection interfacing, power quality issues, their performance, technical difficulties encountered, and experience gained.
Rights: Copyright © The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2006
Type: Conference Paper
ISBN: 9623675445
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