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Title: Uncertainty in calibration and characterisation of pyranometers
Authors: Mariottini, Francesco
Betts, Thomas R.
Belluardo, Giorgio
Issue Date: 2019
Publisher: © The Solar Energy Society
Citation: MARIOTTINI, F., BETTS, T.R. and BELLUARDO, G., 2019. Uncertainty in calibration and characterisation of pyranometers. IN: Hutchins, M. Crook, R. and Cole, A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 15th Photovoltaic Science, Applications and Technology Conference (PVSAT-15), Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick, 10th - 12th April, pp 105-108.
Abstract: This work quantifies the uncertainties of thermoelectric pyranometer measurements made with different calibration methods. Measurement campaigns supported both the evaluation of pyranometer calibrations and newly proposed approaches to characterise the pyranometers in indoor and outdoor conditions. Estimated uncertainties were then applied to a year-long irradiance dataset to evaluate the impact on the assessment of the annual solar irradiation. This study highlights the differences seen when calibrating pyranometers under different conditions and procedures. Such deeper insight of pyranometers response aims ultimately to assist the integration of short-term (pyranometers) and long-term (satellite-based) data to a more accurate evaluation of PV energy yield.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Sponsor: This study has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721452.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/37804
Publisher Link: https://www.pvsat.org.uk/repository/archive.htm
ISBN: 0904963853
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Presentations (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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