## 6.50 PVArray

@PVArray[1..].

Name | Input? | Runtime? | Type | Variability | Description |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

name | X | X | string | constant | – |

mounting | X | X | unrecognized | input time | – |

area | X | X | number | input time | – |

fBeam | X | X | number | end of each hour | – |

vrtInp[0] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[1] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[2] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[3] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[4] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[5] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[6] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[7] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[8] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[9] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[10] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[11] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[12] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[13] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[14] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[15] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[16] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[17] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[18] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[19] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[20] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[21] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[22] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[23] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[24] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[25] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[26] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[27] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[28] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[29] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[30] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[31] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[32] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[33] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[34] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[35] | X | X | number | input time | – |

vrtInp[36] | X | X | number | input time | – |

elecMtri | X | X | integer number | input time | Meter for system electricity production |

endUse | X | X | integer number | input time | End use of energy. defaults to “pv” |

dcCap | X | X | number | input time | System capacity/size (dc nameplate), kw |

moduleType | X | X | unrecognized | input time | Type of module (standard, premium, thinfilm) |

tempCoeff | X | X | number | input time | Temperature coefficient, 1/f |

covRefrInd | X | X | number | input time | Refraction index for coating applied to cover |

arrayType | X | X | unrecognized | input time | Type of array (fixed, fixedroof, 1axis, backtracked, 2axis) |

tilt | X | X | number | hourly | Array tilt, radians (input as degrees) |

azm | X | X | number | hourly | Array azimuth, radians (input as degrees) |

grndRefl | X | X | number | hourly | Ground reflectance |

gcr | X | X | number | input time | Ground coverage ratio (what fraction of the ground is covered by the array). 1.0 implies no spacing. |

dcacRat | X | X | number | input time | Dc to ac ratio |

sif | X | X | number | hourly | Shading impact factor |

invEff | X | X | number | input time | Inverter efficiency at rated power |

sysLoss | X | X | number | hourly | System losses |

tCell | X | X | number | end of each hour | Cell temperature, f |

aoi | X | X | number | end of each hour | Angle of incidence (radians) |

panelTilt | X | X | number | end of each hour | Tilt of pv panel (different from array tilt for tracking systems), radians |

panelAzm | X | X | number | end of each hour | Azimuth of pv panel (different from array tilt for tracking systems), radians |

panelRot | X | X | number | end of each hour | Rotation of pv panel for 1-axis tracking systems, radians clockwise from vertical |

poa | X | X | number | end of each hour | Plane of array incidence (before shading), btu/h-ft2 |

poaBeam | X | X | number | end of each hour | Plane of array beam incidence (before shading), btu/h-ft2 |

radIBeam | X | X | number | end of each hour | Beam radiation incident on array, btu/h-ft2 |

radIBeamEff | X | X | number | end of each hour | Effective beam radiation incident on array (accounts for shading impact factor), btu/h-ft2 |

radI | X | X | number | end of each hour | Total radiation incident on array, btu/h-ft2 |

radIEff | X | X | number | end of each hour | Effective total radiation incident on array (accounts for shading impact factor), btu/h-ft2 |

radTrans | X | X | number | end of each hour | Transmitted radiation (after accounting for shading impact), btu/h-ft2 |

dcOut | X | X | number | end of each hour | Dc power output, btu |

acOut | X | X | number | end of each hour | Ac power output, btu |

tauNorm | X | X | number | run start time (of each phase, autoSize or simulate) | Transmittance at normal incidence |

inoct | X | X | number | run start time (of each phase, autoSize or simulate) | Installed nominal operating cell temperature, f |

convRatio | X | X | number | run start time (of each phase, autoSize or simulate) | Ratio of back convection to front convection |

tGrndRatio | X | X | number | run start time (of each phase, autoSize or simulate) | Ratio of ground-cell temperature diff. to air-cell temperature diff. |

radILs | X | X | number | end of each hour | Last step (curently hour) total radiation incident on array, btu/h-ft2 |

tCellLs | X | X | number | end of each hour | Last step (curently hour) cell temperature, f |