Calculated thermal performance of solar collectors based on measured weather data from 2001-2010

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Abstract

This paper presents an investigation of the differences in modeled thermal performance of solar collectors when meteorological reference years are used as input and when mulit-year weather data is used as input.
The investigation has shown that using the Danish reference year based on the period 1975-1990 will result in deviations of up to 39 % compared with thermal performance calculated with multi-year the measured weather data. For the newer local reference years based on the period 2001-2010 the maximum deviation becomes 25 %.
The investigation further showed an increase in utilization with an increase in global radiation. This means that besides increasing the thermal performance with increasing the solar radiation, the utilization of the solar radiation also becomes better.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEnergy Procedia
Volume70
Pages (from-to)49-56
ISSN1876-6102
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event3rd International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry - China National Convention Center, Beijing, China
Duration: 13 Oct 201415 Oct 2014
Conference number: 3
http://www.shc2014.org/cms/home.html

Conference

Conference3rd International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry
Number3
LocationChina National Convention Center
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period13/10/201415/10/2014
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Bibliographical note

© 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license

Keywords

  • Thermal performance
  • Reference year
  • Weather data

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