2017 9th PV Performance Modeling Workshop

2017 9th PV Performance Modeling Workshop group photo

Weihai, China, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)

Day 1: Tuesday December 5, 2017

Welcome and Introduction to the 9th PVPMC Workshop (1175 downloads) Joshua Stein, Boris Farnung, and Bruce WangSandia National Laboratories, Fraunhofer ISE, and HIT
Welcome to Harbin Institute of TechnologyProf. Xiaofei XuPresident of Harbin University of Technology at Weihai

0. Keynote Speeches

Chaired by Bruce Wang, HIT

Current PV Status of China and Future Forecast (1350 downloads) Sicheng WangEnergy Research Institute National Development And Reform Commission
PV Energy Modeling: A 10-Year Retrospective (1256 downloads) Ben BourneSunPower Corporation
Simulating and Monitoring Energy Transition – Experiences from Germany (1370 downloads) Harry WirthFraunhofer ISE

1. Solar Resource Data and Forecasting

Chaired by Harry Wirth, Fraunhofer ISE

Modeling Spectral Solar Irradiance for Solar Energy Applications (1463 downloads) Manajit SenguptaNREL
Latest developments in solar irradiance measurement; improving measurement accuracy, improving data availability (1346 downloads) Kees Van der BosHukseflux
Status of development of Solargis weather database for China (1245 downloads) Marcel SuriSolargis
Local and Regional PV Power Forecasting – Combining on-site measurements, satellite data and weather predictions (1508 downloads) Jefferson BorFraunhofer ISE

2. Modeling Software Updates

Chaired by Joshua Stein, Sandia National Laboratories

Precise Design and Modeling of PV System (1283 downloads) Chen WeiSungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd
Novelties and new features in PVsyst (1396 downloads) Bruno WittmerPVsyst SA
PlantPredict: New Features to Improve Prediction Speed & Accuracy (1213 downloads) Kendra PassowFirst Solar
Recent and Planned Improvements to the System Advisor Model (SAM) (1194 downloads) Nicholas DiOrioNREL
Software Assisted Optimization of PV Module Concepts (1197 downloads) Max MittagFraunhofer ISE

3. Modeling Methods and Case Studies (Part 1)

Chaired by Boris Farnung, Fraunhofer ISE

Comparison of modeling methods and tools for bifacial PV performance (2387 downloads) Joshua SteinSandia National Laboratories
Simulation of tracking PV installations with PVsyst (1273 downloads) Bruno WittmerPVsyst SA
Modeling methods and tools for bifacial PV+tracker performance (1358 downloads) Shitao WangArctech Solar
Prediction of the solar spectrum for accurate prediction of energy yield of the high performance PV system using multi-junction cells and solar-driven cars (1195 downloads) Kenji ArakiToyota Technology Institute

Day 2: Wednesday December 6, 2017

3. Modeling Methods and Case Studies (Part 2)

Chaired by Jefferson Bor, Fraunhofer ISE

Calculation Models for Land Usage of PV Farms (1353 downloads) Sicheng WangEnergy Research Institute National Development And Reform Commission
Comparison of Uncertainties in Power Plant Modeling and real world data (1361 downloads) Boris FarnungFraunhofer ISE

4. PV Monitoring for Degradation

Chaired by Amy Halloran, Sandia National Laboratories

Rate Of Change Determination Of Real-world Commercial PV Power Plants using Data-driven Modeling (1177 downloads) Roger H. FrenchCase Western Reserve University
Comparison of different wafer based bifacial and monofacial module technologies at different sites (1306 downloads) Andre RichterMeyer Berger
Innovative Surveying Method and Monitoring Platform at Aerospec (1302 downloads) Ma XiaoruiAerospec Technologies
Hierarchical Context-Aware Anomaly Diagnosis in Large-Scale PV Systems Using SCADA Data (1322 downloads) Dahai KangConcord New Energy Group Limited

5. New PV Technologies

Chaired by Shitao Wang, HIT

Bridging scientific research and industry: Research progress on industrial crystalline silicon solar cells at SJTU (1295 downloads) Wenzhong ShenShanghai Jiao Tong University
CIGS module performance and modeling (1266 downloads) Bruce KingSandia National Laboratories
Degradation Science of PERC Technology: Mechanistic Investigation with Advanced Characterization (1286 downloads) Jennifer BraidCase Western Reserve University

6. Grid Integration of PV

Chaired by Shitao Wang, HIT

Safety Issue on Large Scale PV Integration and Corresponding Measure (1171 downloads) Junjun ZhangChina Electric Power Research Institute
Study on impact of distributed grid-connected PV system on distribution network (1149 downloads) Da LiCSG Energy Co
Innovation towards High Penetration of RE: Strategies, Trends, and Exertions (1434 downloads) Yibo WangThe Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEE) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
"PV+" Energy Storage Microgrid Power Plant Design Analysis (1374 downloads) Xiaoqing DongHeBei Engineering Design Co.Ltd

7. Soiling Studies

Chaired by Bruce King, Sandia National Laboratories

Measuring PV System Soiling Losses (1368 downloads) Bill StueveAtonometrics
Automatic Detection of Soiling Zones and Rates for Optimized PV Plant Cleaning (1357 downloads) Zoe DeFreitasEnvision
Spatio-temporal Model of Backsheet Degradation and Soiling (1150 downloads) Laura BruckMannCase Western Reserve University
Study on the dust properties and application of self-cleaning materials in photovoltaic power plant operation and maintenance (1186 downloads) Guixiang YangBeijing Lion Trunk New Material Co., Ltd