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Title: Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers

Abstract

Pyranometers are used to measure the global and diffuse components of solar irradiance. One of the methods to calculate the unshade (global) responsivity of a pyranometer is the standard shading method, described in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, section 14, volume 14.02. In this paper, the standard method is used to calculate the shade (diffuse) responsivity of a pyranometer by accounting for the zenith and azimuth response of the pyranometer. A discussion of the effect of pyranometer offset on the calculated responsivity is also presented.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
6148621
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-560-26483
ON: DE00009811
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; DIFFUSE SOLAR RADIATION; INSOLATION; PYRANOMETERS; STANDARDS; EQUIPMENT; MEASURING INSTRUMENTS; RADIATIONS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR FLUX; SOLAR RADIATION; STELLAR RADIATION; 140000* - Solar Energy

Citation Formats

D. Myers, and I. Reda. Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
D. Myers, & I. Reda. Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers. United States.
D. Myers, and I. Reda. Mon . "Calculating the Diffuse Responsivity of Solar Pyranometers". United States.
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abstractNote = {Pyranometers are used to measure the global and diffuse components of solar irradiance. One of the methods to calculate the unshade (global) responsivity of a pyranometer is the standard shading method, described in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards, section 14, volume 14.02. In this paper, the standard method is used to calculate the shade (diffuse) responsivity of a pyranometer by accounting for the zenith and azimuth response of the pyranometer. A discussion of the effect of pyranometer offset on the calculated responsivity is also presented.},
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year = {1999},
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