Solar Panel CharacterizationWe characterized an off-the-shelf solar panel by custum fitting it with hinges to allow adjustable tilt, then mounting it on a lazy susan to allow for different orientations, as shown in image below.
Solar Panel Fixture.
The specifications of the solar panel are shown in image below.
DMM with resistance box for performing a load sweep.
Data obtained using the test fixture:
Solar Panel Setup
Solar Panel Setup (alternate view)