Table 2: Comparison with HOMER.

PV.MYHOMER

Simulating the designed systemYesNo
Exporting the optimum tilt anglesYesNo
DC-DC chopper consideration (rating/cost)YesNo
Dumped energy calculationYesNo
Import solar data filesxls and txtOnly txt
PV array configurationYesNo
Time to search for the optimum size72 s531 ms