julmou Posted May 7, 2022 Share Posted May 7, 2022 Good morning, I was reading this part of the Help about tracking planes: https://www.pvsyst.com/help/near_shadings_tracking.htm The PV projects I work with are in Morocco, Spain, France, Germany, Scandinavia (Sweden, Finland) or Australia, so across a wide range of latitudes. When there is mention of low, medium or high latitudes in the Help (see screenshot below), I would be very happy to know how you define that? Is high latitude anything >50°? >60°? What about medium and low latitudes (useful for Australia or Africa)? Is there a rule of thumb for pitch or GCR as you get higher or lower in latitude (for sheds and one-axis trackers)? Like the higher the latitude, the less irradiance, so the more ground we want to cover with collectors, therefore the lower the pitch. Or we could argue the opposite way: the higher the latitude, the lower the sun's height, so the more mutual shading, therefore the lower the pitch should be. Thanks in advance for your help, Julien Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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