Research Article

Technoeconomical Assessment of Optimum Design for Photovoltaic Water Pumping System for Rural Area in Oman

Table 1

Modelled PV system specification.

PV array

PV module rated power 140 Wp
Maximum voltage 17.7
Maximum current 7.91
Open circuit voltage 22.1
Short circuit current 8.68
Efficiency 13.9%
Temperature coefficient of Vo.c−0.36%/k
Temperature coefficient of Is.c0.06%/k


Rated power0.8 kW
AC voltage 220–240
Efficiency 94.0%