Comparison of and Discrepancies Between TMY and TMY2S Predictions for Simple Photovoltaic and Wind Energy Simulations

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Darrell D. Massie

United States Military Academy, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, West Point, NY 10996e-mail: id4747@exmail.usma.edu

Jan F. Kreider

Joint Center for Energy Management, University of Colorado, BOX 428, Boulder, CO 80309-0428e-mail: kreider@bechtel.colorado.edu

J. Sol. Energy Eng 123(1), 6-9 (Nov 01, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1345843 History: Received August 01, 1999; Revised November 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Bergey aerogenerator power curve
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PV energy prediction (two-axis tracker and flat plate collector) using TMY and TMY2s data. Numbers in chart indicate the site clearness index.
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Aerogenerator energy production using TMY versus TMY2s data




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