Table 1

Summary of test sites and abstract information used in specific energy yield comparison.

Site Coordinates PV module elevation [m] PV module tilt Global Irrad. [kWh/m2] Diffuse Irrad. [kWh/m2] Mean temp. [°C]
Chennai, India 13°N, 80.18°E 66 15° 1941.8 942.8 28.2
Cologne-Bonn, Germany 50.7°N, 7.15°E 1067 38° 979 544.6 11
DaTong, China 40.1°N, 113.3°E 755 38° 1480.9 670.4 8
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 24.91°N, 46.41°E 19 27° 2189.2 649.2 26.4
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil –22.9°N, −43.2°E 10 23° 1690.5 840.7 23.9

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