Solar Advisor Model User Guide for Version 2.0

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The Solar Advisor Model (SAM) provides a consistent framework for analyzing and comparing power system costs and performance across the range of solar technologies and markets, from photovoltaic systems for residential and commercial markets to concentrating solar power and large photovoltaic systems for utility markets. This manual describes Version 2.0 of the software, which can model photovoltaic and concentrating solar power technologies for electric applications for several markets. The current version of the Solar Advisor Model does not model solar heating and lighting technologies.

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133 pp.

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Gilman, P.; Blair, N.; Mehos, M.; Christensen, C.; Janzou, S. & Cameron, C. August 1, 2008.

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The Solar Advisor Model (SAM) provides a consistent framework for analyzing and comparing power system costs and performance across the range of solar technologies and markets, from photovoltaic systems for residential and commercial markets to concentrating solar power and large photovoltaic systems for utility markets. This manual describes Version 2.0 of the software, which can model photovoltaic and concentrating solar power technologies for electric applications for several markets. The current version of the Solar Advisor Model does not model solar heating and lighting technologies.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-670-43704
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/937349 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 937349
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc900876

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Gilman, P.; Blair, N.; Mehos, M.; Christensen, C.; Janzou, S. & Cameron, C. Solar Advisor Model User Guide for Version 2.0, report, August 1, 2008; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc900876/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.