HOMER Energy Support

HOMER Model - PV/Solar

  • Temperature data in HOMER

    I suppose the right data are the temperature for the daytime, actually the average temperature during the hour...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:35PM MDT
  • Ambient (hourly) temperatures

    HOMER does not synthesize hourly temperatures from monthly averages the way it does with solar radiation and w...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:35PM MDT
  • Download resource data (solar, wind, temperature)

    To download the resource data, first choose the location for your project on the home page in HOMER. Then, ...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:36PM MDT
  • Modeling concentrating PV

    I do notice on the plots of daily power that the PV power shows shoulder at the beginning and end of the day. ...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:37PM MDT
  • Mppt

    Unfortunately HOMER cannot simulate the system without the MPPT. Please look up 'MPPT' in the index of the He...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:37PM MDT
  • Sizing the PV dedicated converter

    Now that HOMER Pro can model dedicated inverters for PV arrays, I am wondering what number to enter in the sea...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:38PM MDT
  • Modeling shading

    Do you have another suggestion for considering shading? Unfortunately HOMER cannot model shading very prec...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:38PM MDT
  • PV efficiency & prescribed annual output

    How would I fix the PV kWh annual output or efficiency from the kWp? I cannot see how to change the 13% effici...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:38PM MDT
  • Solar resource inputs in HOMER

    For the horizontal axis, continuous adjustment tracking option, you can set the axis of rotation to whatever y...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:39PM MDT
  • PV system

    I don't seem to get any different results between non tracking and horizontal tracking with monthly adjustment...

    Jul 25, 2016 02:39PM MDT
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