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Title Solar energy forecasting and resource assessment / [edited by] Jan Kleissl
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, UK ; Waltham, MA : Academic Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents 1. Terms and definitions / Tom Stoffel -- 2. Semi-empirical satellite models / Richard Perez, Tomas Cebecauer and Marcel Suri -- 3. Physically based satellite models / Steven D. Miller, Andrew K. Heidinger and Manajit Sengupta -- 4. Evaluation of resource risk in solar-project financing / Andrew McMahan, Cathy Grover and Frank Vignola -- 5. Bankable solar-radiation datasets / Frank Vignola, Andrew McMahan and Cathy Grover -- 6. Solar resource variability / Richard Perez and Thomas E. Hoff -- 7. Quantifying and simulating solar-plant variability using irradiance data / M. Lave, J. Kleissl and J. Stein -- 8. Overview of solar-forecasting methods and a metric for accuracy evaluation / Carlos F.M. Coimbra and Jan Kleissl, Richardo Marquez -- 9. Sky-imaging systems for short-term forecasting / Bryan Urquhart, Mohamed Ghonima, Dung Nguyen, Ben Kurtz, Chi Wai Chow and Jan Kleissl -- 10. Solar anywhere forecasting / Richard Perez and Tom E. Hoff -- 11. Satellite-based irradiance and power forecasting for the German energy market / Jan Kuhnert, Elke Lorenz and Detlev Heinemann -- 12. Forecasting solar irradiance with numerical weather prediction models / Vincent E. Larson -- 13. Data assimilation in numerical weather prediction and sample applications / Andrew S. Jones and Steven J. Fletcher -- 14. Case studies of solar forecasting with the weather research and forecasting model at GL-Garrad Hassan / Patrick Mathiesen, Jan Kleissl and Craig Collier -- 15. Stochastic-learning methods / Carlos F.M. Coimbra and Hugo T.C. Pedro
Summary Addresses new barriers to solar energy implementation that have made the field of solar forecasting and resource assessment pivotally important. Topics covered include intermittency, reliability, accuracy of long-term resource projections, and variable short-term power generation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from title page (Safari, viewed Jan. 7, 2014)
Subject Solar energy.
Form Electronic book
Author Kleissl, Jan.
ISBN 0123971772