Forecasting Solar Irradiance With High-Penetration Distributed Photovoltaics (PV)

The intermittent nature of solar energy using PV requires utilities and independent system operators to adapt their planning, scheduling and operating strategies to maintain grid reliability and get the most value out of installed PV resources. These papers describe projects that use advanced methodologies to forecast high-penetration PV fleet solar energy output, and integrate solar energy forecasts into grid system operations.

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Forecasting Solar Irradiance With High-Penetration Distributed Photovoltaics (PV)

The intermittent nature of solar energy using PV requires utilities and independent system operators to adapt their planning, scheduling and operating strategies to maintain grid reliability and get the most value out of installed PV resources. These papers describe projects that use advanced methodologies to forecast high-penetration PV fleet solar energy output, and integrate solar energy forecasts into grid system operations.

2019

Extending Fleet Forecasting Capability into the Probabilistic Realm

This presentation demonstrates how a new approach to PV fleet forecasting can address the problem of artificially high...

2018

EPIC Solar Forecasting Task 3 Final Report: Grid-Connected and Embedded PV Fleet Forecasting Accuracy

This report, prepared with an Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) fund, describes new methods for improving...

EPIC Solar Forecasting Task 2 Final Report: Data Forecasting Accuracy

This report, prepared with an Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) fund, describes the results of research to...

Advancing the Science of Behind-the-Meter PV Forecasting

This presentation discusses how probabilistic forecasting enables electric utilities and grid operators to reduce...

2016

Integration of Behind-the-Meter PV Fleet Forecasts into Utility Grid System Operations

This paper describes a study, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, to evaluate new, state-of-the-art solar...

2014

CSI RD&D Solicitation 3 Final Webinar: Integrating PV into Utility Planning and Operation Tools

Clean Power Research received a California Solar Initiative (CSI) Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment...

Experience in California with Behind-the-Meter PV Forecasts

SolarAnywhere® FleetView® is generating behind-the-meter PV forecasts in California, enabling utilities and ISOs to...

2013

Behind-the-Meter PV Fleet Forecasting: Results for 130,000 PV Systems in California

Lean how SolarAnywhere® FleetView® is being integrated into CAISO planning and operations tools to provide power...

Integrating PV into Utility Planning and Operation Tools

Clean Power Research received a California Solar Initiative (CSI) Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment...

Forecasting Output for 130,000 PV Systems in California

Lean how SolarAnywhere® FleetView® is being integrated into CAISO planning and operations tools to provide power...

2012

Behind-the-Meter PV Fleet Forecasting

Learn how SolarAnywhere® FleetView® can be used for behind-the-meter PV fleet forecasting. Presented at the Utility...

Solar Monitoring, Forecasting and Variability Assessment at SMUD

This paper summarizes the deployment of a 71 station solar monitoring network in Sacramento, Calif., and its use in...

Extending Fleet Forecasting Capability into the Probabilistic Realm

This presentation demonstrates how a new approach to PV fleet forecasting can address the problem of artificially high...

EPIC Solar Forecasting Task 3 Final Report: Grid-Connected and Embedded PV Fleet Forecasting Accuracy

This report, prepared with an Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) fund, describes new methods for improving...

EPIC Solar Forecasting Task 2 Final Report: Data Forecasting Accuracy

This report, prepared with an Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) fund, describes the results of research to...

Advancing the Science of Behind-the-Meter PV Forecasting

This presentation discusses how probabilistic forecasting enables electric utilities and grid operators to reduce...

Integration of Behind-the-Meter PV Fleet Forecasts into Utility Grid System Operations

This paper describes a study, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, to evaluate new, state-of-the-art solar...

CSI RD&D Solicitation 3 Final Webinar: Integrating PV into Utility Planning and Operation Tools

Clean Power Research received a California Solar Initiative (CSI) Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment...

Experience in California with Behind-the-Meter PV Forecasts

SolarAnywhere® FleetView® is generating behind-the-meter PV forecasts in California, enabling utilities and ISOs to...

Behind-the-Meter PV Fleet Forecasting: Results for 130,000 PV Systems in California

Lean how SolarAnywhere® FleetView® is being integrated into CAISO planning and operations tools to provide power...

Integrating PV into Utility Planning and Operation Tools

Clean Power Research received a California Solar Initiative (CSI) Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment...

Forecasting Output for 130,000 PV Systems in California

Lean how SolarAnywhere® FleetView® is being integrated into CAISO planning and operations tools to provide power...

Behind-the-Meter PV Fleet Forecasting

Learn how SolarAnywhere® FleetView® can be used for behind-the-meter PV fleet forecasting. Presented at the Utility...

Solar Monitoring, Forecasting and Variability Assessment at SMUD

This paper summarizes the deployment of a 71 station solar monitoring network in Sacramento, Calif., and its use in...

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