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Title: Solar Glare Hazard Analysis Tool (SGHAT) - SEIA Webinar.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
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Conference: Proposed for presentation at the Solar Energy Industries Association Webinar held July 14, 2016 in NA, NA, NA.
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United States

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Ho, Clifford K. Solar Glare Hazard Analysis Tool (SGHAT) - SEIA Webinar.. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Ho, Clifford K. Solar Glare Hazard Analysis Tool (SGHAT) - SEIA Webinar.. United States.
Ho, Clifford K. Fri . "Solar Glare Hazard Analysis Tool (SGHAT) - SEIA Webinar.". United States. doi:.
title = {Solar Glare Hazard Analysis Tool (SGHAT) - SEIA Webinar.},
author = {Ho, Clifford K.},
abstractNote = {Abstract not provided.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Fri Jul 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016}

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  • Technologies pertaining to determining when glare will be perceived by a hypothetical observer from a glare source and the intensity of glare that will be perceived by the hypothetical observer from the glare source are described herein. A first location of a potential source of solar glare is received, and a second location of the hypothetical observer is received. Based upon such locations, including respective elevations, and known positions of the sun over time, a determination as to when the hypothetical observer will perceive glare from the potential source of solar glare is made. Subsequently, an amount of irradiance enteringmore » the eye of the hypothetical observer is calculated to assess potential ocular hazards.« less
  • SGHAT predicts the occurrence and intensity of glare caused by a user-specified solar panel array when viewed from one or more observation points. An interactive mapping interface is used to determine the latitude, longitude and elevation of the array and observation points. The presence and intensity of glare is then calculated along a given time interval throughout the year, based on the position of the sun. The potential ocular hazard is also reported. The maximum energy production of the solar array is also estimated so that alternative designs can be compared to determine the design that yields the most energymore » production while mitigating glare.« less