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Title: NREL Comparison of Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometers and Pyrgeometers Traceable to the World Infrared Standard Group and the Infrared Integrating Sphere: September 23-October 4, 2019

Abstract

The comparison of the absolute cavity pyrgeometers (ACPs) with a precision infrared radiometer (PIR) pyrgeometer traceable to the World Infrared Standard Group (WISG) and a Kipp & Zonen (KZ) pyrgeometer traceable to WISG and the InfraRed Integrating Sphere Radiometer (IRIS) was held during the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Pyrheliometer Comparison (NPC-2019) from September 23 to October 4, 2019. Data from all instruments was collected during nighttime clear sky conditions only. The irradiance measured by the ACPs, PIR, and CG4 pyrgeometers collected 30 seconds during the measurement runs. The measurement runs lasted for two hours, while the calibration runs lasted for 6 minutes. During the comparison, the average (av) irradiance difference measured by three ACPs varied from 0.2 W/m2 to 0.8 W/m2, with a standard deviation (sd) from 0.4 W/m2 to 0.8 W/m2. The average irradiance difference measured by the three ACPs minus the irradiance measured by the PIR was 7.1 W/m2 and sd 1.0 W/m2, and the average irradiance difference measured by the KZ traceable to WISG was 8.1 W/m2 and sd 0.9 W/m2, and average irradiance difference measured by the KZ traceable to IRIS was 4.0 W/m2 and sd 0.9 W/m2.

Authors:
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  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S); Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Research Facility
OSTI Identifier:
1571754
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-1900-75119
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometer; InfraRed Intigrating Sphere; ACP; IRIS; WSG

Citation Formats

Reda, Ibrahim M, Andreas, Afshin M, Gotseff, Peter, Kutchenreiter, Mark C, and Stoddard, Marta. NREL Comparison of Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometers and Pyrgeometers Traceable to the World Infrared Standard Group and the Infrared Integrating Sphere: September 23-October 4, 2019. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1571754.
Reda, Ibrahim M, Andreas, Afshin M, Gotseff, Peter, Kutchenreiter, Mark C, & Stoddard, Marta. NREL Comparison of Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometers and Pyrgeometers Traceable to the World Infrared Standard Group and the Infrared Integrating Sphere: September 23-October 4, 2019. United States. doi:10.2172/1571754.
Reda, Ibrahim M, Andreas, Afshin M, Gotseff, Peter, Kutchenreiter, Mark C, and Stoddard, Marta. Fri . "NREL Comparison of Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometers and Pyrgeometers Traceable to the World Infrared Standard Group and the Infrared Integrating Sphere: September 23-October 4, 2019". United States. doi:10.2172/1571754. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1571754.
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title = {NREL Comparison of Absolute Cavity Pyrgeometers and Pyrgeometers Traceable to the World Infrared Standard Group and the Infrared Integrating Sphere: September 23-October 4, 2019},
author = {Reda, Ibrahim M and Andreas, Afshin M and Gotseff, Peter and Kutchenreiter, Mark C and Stoddard, Marta},
abstractNote = {The comparison of the absolute cavity pyrgeometers (ACPs) with a precision infrared radiometer (PIR) pyrgeometer traceable to the World Infrared Standard Group (WISG) and a Kipp & Zonen (KZ) pyrgeometer traceable to WISG and the InfraRed Integrating Sphere Radiometer (IRIS) was held during the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Pyrheliometer Comparison (NPC-2019) from September 23 to October 4, 2019. Data from all instruments was collected during nighttime clear sky conditions only. The irradiance measured by the ACPs, PIR, and CG4 pyrgeometers collected 30 seconds during the measurement runs. The measurement runs lasted for two hours, while the calibration runs lasted for 6 minutes. During the comparison, the average (av) irradiance difference measured by three ACPs varied from 0.2 W/m2 to 0.8 W/m2, with a standard deviation (sd) from 0.4 W/m2 to 0.8 W/m2. The average irradiance difference measured by the three ACPs minus the irradiance measured by the PIR was 7.1 W/m2 and sd 1.0 W/m2, and the average irradiance difference measured by the KZ traceable to WISG was 8.1 W/m2 and sd 0.9 W/m2, and average irradiance difference measured by the KZ traceable to IRIS was 4.0 W/m2 and sd 0.9 W/m2.},
doi = {10.2172/1571754},
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number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {10}
}

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