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NREL Data Set Shows Clouds’ Effect on Solar Power System in 1-Second Intervals

September 5th, 2011 | by Andrew

The US DoE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has produced and published a data set that shows in greater than ever detail the effect of clouds passing over a solar PV power installation. The data set captures second-by-second over the course of one year the effects of clouds passing over 17 measurement stations near Hawaii's International Airport on Oahu, providing solar PV systems operators, developers and others the ability to better model, forecast and manage solar PV systems up to 30MW in scale



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