What is “Maximum Power”?

By |2018-01-17T18:20:57+05:30September 9th, 2014|

Let's take an energy source like a battery or a PV module. When you draw no current from it, the voltage at it's terminals is called it's open-circuit voltage. When you connect any electrical load to it, current flows through it and it's terminal voltage decreases because some power is  wasted by it's internal resistance. [...]