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Title: Comparison of solar radiation and PV generation variability with system dispersion in the UK
Authors: Palmer, Diane
Koubli, Eleni
Betts, Thomas R.
Gottschalg, Ralph
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © The Solar Energy Society
Citation: PALMER, D. ...et al., 2016. Comparison of solar radiation and PV generation variability with system dispersion in the UK. IN: Hutchins, M., Treharne, R. and Cole, A. (eds.) 12th Photovoltaic Science, Application and Technology Conference C98 (PVSAT-12), University of Liverpool, 6-8th April, pp. 89-92.
Abstract: This paper investigates how number and location of solar installations may reduce aggregate irradiance variability and therefore lessen the overall impact of PV on grid distribution. The current distribution of UK solar farms is analysed. It was found that variability is linked to site clustering and nearness to coast. The UK solar farm fleet currently comprises a range of system sizes which, when viewed in en masse, reduces variation in PV generation.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/24188
Publisher Link: http://www.pvsat.org.uk/media/programme/proceedings_final.pdf
ISBN: 0904963829
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