User's Manual for Data for Validating Models for PV Module Performance.
Author: Marion, W.; Anderberg, A.; Deline, C.; Glick, S.; Muller, M.; Perrin, G.; Rodriguez, J.; Rummel, S.; Terwilliger, K.; Silverman, T. J.
Pages/Volumes: 49 pp.
Publication Year: 2014
Document Type: Research Report
NTIS/GPO Number: 1130632
Subject Code Description: Solar Energy - Photovoltaics
Abstract: This user's manual describes performance data measured for flat-plate photovoltaic (PV) modules installed in Cocoa, Florida, Eugene, Oregon, and Golden, Colorado. The data include PV module current-voltage curves and associated meteorological data for approximately one-year periods. These publicly available data are intended to facilitate the validation of existing models for predicting the performance of PV modules, and for the development of new and improved models. For comparing different modeling approaches, using these public data will provide transparency and more meaningful comparisons of the relative benefits.
Accession Number: 60108
Library Notes: NPL-1404 REV
Report Numbers: TP-5200-61610
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