2014 PVPMC – Santa Clara

Location: Biltmore Hotel, Santa Clara, CA, May 5, 2014

Session 1: Solar Resource Data Sets

  • Ground Irradiance Data: Justin Robinson, GroundWork
  • Satellite Irradiance Models and Datasets: Adam Kankiewicz, Clean Power Research
  • Plane of Array (POA) Irradiance Modeling: Cliff Hansen, Matthew Lave, Andrew Pohl, Billy Hayes, and William Hobbs, Sandia, First Solar, and Southern Company
  • Geographic Smoothing of Irradiance: Matthew Lave, Sandia National Laboratories

Session 2: Measuring Module Performance

Session 3: Optimizing Design with PV Performance Models

Session 4: Inverter Performance Models

Session 5: Modeling Tool Updates