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 Post subject: Weather station Solar Radiation to GlobIncPostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:16 pm

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Hello,
my weather station is reporting Solar Radiation every minute in W/m2.
I want to calculate daily & Monthly PR.
How do I use my W/m2 (resolution is in a minute) into the following formula (GlobInc)

PR = E_Grid / (GlobInc * Pnom)

Following what it looks from my weather station Solar Radiation sensor. (minute wise)

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 Post subject: Re: Weather station Solar Radiation to GlobIncPostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:31 pm

Joined: Tue Oct 18, 2016 3:31 am
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Same procedure for daily and monthly calculation:
1. Get total energy output of plant for time period, Egrid (in kWh, MWh, etc)
2. Calculate hourly average of irradiance
3. Use basic calculation E_Grid/(Sum_of_hourly_POA*DC_Plant_Size)

Example:

Egrid = 4800 MWh
DC size = 2990 kW
Sum of hourly POA = 1940kWh/m^2

(4800*1000)/(2990*1940) = 82.7%

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