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Solar Photovoltaics

This is a fixed, above ground installation with 1,696 Wp of power, consisting of 16 monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic modules arranged in a series, the individual power module is 106 Wp (Watt peak).The orientation of the panels is South (180 degrees) and the inclination of the structure 35º. It lies inside the Sotavento Wind Farm polygon, along with the rest of the different photovoltaic technologies for comparative analysis.

Parameters monitored


  • Voltage, current and power in DC
  • Voltage, current and active and reactive power in AC
  • Cumulative energy generated
  • Solar Radiation
  • Rainfall data
  • Wind speed and direction

Technical module features


Make and Model Isofotón I-106/12
Power rating 106 W
Open circuit voltage 21.6 V
Mpp voltage 17.4 V
Short circuit current 6.54 A

Inverter Features


Make and Model SMA Sunnyboy SB 2500
DC INPUT
Maximum power DC 2,700 W
DC voltage 224-480 V
Max. input current 12 A
AC OUTPUT
Power rating 2,300 W
Maximum power 2,500 W
AC output voltage 220-240 V - 50 Hz
Max. output current 10 A
AC connection Monophasic
Efficiency 93.2 %

Access and download data


The parameters of the photovoltaic facilities at Sotavento Wind Farm are stored in a data base and integrated into a download application. This application allows organizations, companies or universities that have Sotavento partnership agreements access to data needed for the development of projects.

To see the complete list of parameters stored in the premises of the wind farm and bioclimatic house go here.

This is a fixed above ground installation with1,800 Wp of power.
It is formed from 45 CIS photovoltaic modules arranged in three circuits of 15 modules per series, with parallel connection between the circuits, each module having an individual power of 40 Wp (Watt peak).
The orientation of the panels is South (180 degrees) and the inclination of the structure 35º.
It lies within the Sotavento Wind Farm polygon, along with the rest of the different photovoltaic technologies for comparative analysis.

Fixed CIS (1)

Parameters monitored


  • Voltage, current and power in DC
  • Voltage, current and active and reactive power in AC
  • Cumulative energy generated
  • Solar Radiation
  • Rainfall data
  • Wind speed and direction

Module Features


Make and Model Siemens ST-40
Power rating (W) 40
Open circuit voltage (V) 22.2
MPP voltage (V) 16.6
Short circuit current (A) 2.29
MPP current (A) 2.59

Inverter Features


Model Fronius Sunrise Midi
DC INPUT
Maximum DC power 2,100 W
DC voltage 185-400 V
AC OUTPUT
Power rating 1,500 W
Maximum power 1,600 W
AC output voltage 230 V - 50 Hz
Max. output current 6.5 A
AC connection Monophasic
Efficiency 93.0 %

Access and download data


The parameters of the photovoltaic facilities at Sotavento Wind Farm are stored in a database and integrated into a download application. This application allows organizations, companies or universities that have Sotavento partnership agreements access to data needed for the development of projects.

To see the complete list of parameters stored in the premises of the wind farm and bioclimatic house go here.

It is a fixed installation on the ground, with 1,800 Wp of power.
It consists of 15 polycrystalline silicon photovoltaic modules connected in a series, with 120 Wp of power per module.
The orientation is South (180 degrees) and the inclination of the structure is 35º.
The facility is located within the grounds of Sotavento Wind Farm, attached to the rest of the photovoltaic systems of different technologies for comparative analysis.

Fixed Polic (1)

Parameters monitored


  • Voltage, current and power in DC
  • Voltage, current and active and reactive power in AC
  • Cumulative energy generated
  • Solar radiation
  • Rainfall data
  • Wind speed and direction

Module Features


Make and Model IBC 120-SE
Power rating 120 W
Open circuit voltage 21.9 V
MPP voltage 18 V
Short circuit current 7.75 A
MPP current 6.7 A

Inverter Features


Make and Model Ingeteam Ingecon Sun 2.5
DC INPUT
Maximum DC Power 1,210 W
DC Voltage 125-450 V
Maximum Input current 16 A
AC OUTPUT
Power rating 2,500 W
Maximum power 2,700 W
AC Output power 220/230 V - 50 Hz
AC Connection Monophasic
Efficiency 94.5 %

Access and download data


The parameters of the photovoltaic facilities at Sotavento Wind Farm are stored in a database and integrated into a download application. This application allows organizations, companies or universities that have Sotavento partnership agreements access to data needed for the development of projects.

To see the complete list of parameters stored in the premises of the wind farm and bioclimatic house go here.

Installation on an axis tracker with 1,800 Wp power.
It consists of 15 polycrystalline silicon PV modules connected in series with an output of 120 Wp power per module.
The facility is located within the Sotavento Wind Farm polygon, attached to the rest of photovoltaic systems of different technologies for comparative analysis.

1 Axis Polic. (1)

Parameters monitored


  • Voltage, current and power in DC
  • Voltage, current and active and reactive power in AC
  • Cumulative energy generated
  • Solar Radiation
  • Rainfall data
  • Wind speed and direction

Module Features


Make and Model IBC 120-SE
Power rating 120 W
Open circuit voltage 21.9 V
MPP voltage 18 V
Short circuit current 7.75 A
MPP current 6.7 A

Inverter Features


Make and Model Ingeteam Ingecon Sun 2.5
DC INPUT
Maximum DC power 1,210 W
DC voltage 125-450 V
Maximum Input current 16 A
AC OUTPUT
Power rating 2,500 W
Maximum power 2,700 W
AC Output voltage 220/230 V - 50 Hz
AC Connection Monophasic
Efficiency 94.5 %

Access and download data


The parameters of the photovoltaic facilities at Sotavento Wind Farm are stored in a database and integrated into a download application. This application allows organizations, companies or universities that have Sotavento partnership agreements access to data needed for the development of projects.

To see the complete list of parameters stored in the premises of the wind farm and bioclimatic house go here.

Installation on two axis trackers with 1,800 Wp power.
It consists of 15 polycrystalline silicon PV modules connected in series with an output of 120 Wp per module.
The facility is located within the polygon Sotavento Wind Farm, adjacent to the rest of photovoltaic systems of different technologies for comparative analysis.

2 Axis Polic. (1)

Parameters monitored


  • Voltage, current and power in DC
  • Voltage, current and active and reactive power in CA
  • Cumulative energy generated
  • Solar Radiation
  • Rainfall data
  • Wind speed and direction

Module Features


Make and Model IBC 120-SE
Power rating 120 W
Open circuit voltage 21.9 V
MPP voltage 18 V
Short circuit current 7.75 A
MPP current 6.7 A

Inverter Features


Make and Model Ingeteam Ingecon Sun 2.5
DC INPUT
Maximum DC Power 1,210 W
DC Voltage 125-450 V
Maximum Input current 16 A
AC OUTPUT
Power rating 2,500 W
Maximum Power 2,700 W
AC Output voltage 220/230 V - 50 Hz
AC Connection Monophasic
Efficiency 94.5 %

Access and download data


The parameters of the photovoltaic facilities at Sotavento Wind Farm are stored in a database and integrated into a download application. This application allows organizations, companies or universities that have Sotavento partnership agreements access to data needed for the development of projects.

To see the complete list of parameters stored in the premises of the wind farm and bioclimatic house go here.

The facility is architecturally integrated on the roof of the bioclimatic demonstration house at the Sotavento Experimental Wind Farm.
It is divided into three separate circuits, each corresponding to a different orientation of the panels: East, South and West.
The inclination is 14° to the horizontal for all orientations.

Bioclimatic House (1)

Data from these circuits are monitored independently in order to carry out comparative analyses. The installation is made up of a total of 22 polycrystalline silicon photovoltaic modules with an individual power output of 123 Wp (Watts peak), representing a total capacity of 2,706 Wp.
The equipment is distributed as follows according to the orientation:

Installation Direction Nº Panels Wp Inverter
East 90º 6 738 Mastervolt Soladin 600
South 180º 10 1,230 Sunnyboy 1100
West 270º 6 738 Mastervolt Soladin 600

Monitored Parameters


  • Instantaneous power of each photovoltaic subsystem (East, South and West)
  • Cumulative energy generated by each photovoltaic subsystem (East, South and West)
  • Voltage, current and power on the DC side of each subsystem
  • Voltage, current, active and reactive power on the AC side of each subsystem
  • Radiation, temperature of each subsystem
  • Humidity and wind speed

Module Features


Make and Model Photowatt PW6-123
Power rating 123 W
Open circuit voltage 21.9 V
MPP voltage 17.6 V
Short circuit current 7 A
MPP current 7.6 A

Inverter Features


Make and Model SMA Sunnyboy 1100 Mastervolt Soladin 600
DC INPUT
Maximum power DC 1,210 W 600 W
DC voltage 400 V 155 V
Power rating 10 A 4 A
AC OUTPUT
Maximum power 1,000 W 525 W
AC output voltage 1,100 W 725 W
Tensión CA salida 220/240 V - 50 Hz 195/253 V - 50 Hz
Max. output current 5.6 A 2.25 A
AC Connection Monophasic Monophasic
Efficiency 91.6 % 91.0 %

Demo application


Sotavento has a demo application, visual and interactive, allowing you to view the system data in real time and perform multiple calculations and extrapolations.

Bioclimatic House (2)

Access and download data


The parameters of the photovoltaic facilities at Sotavento Wind Farm are stored in a database and integrated into a download application. This application allows organizations, companies or universities that have Sotavento partnership agreements access to data needed for the development of projects.

To see the complete list of parameters stored in the premises of the wind farm and bioclimatic house go here.