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Re: [EnergyPlus_Support] Solar energy system modeling

On 23 Jan 2002, at 1:31, ellisvtme wrote:

> Does the current version of EnergyPlus include any routines for 
> modeling solar PV systems (PV/regulator/battery/inverter) or solar 
> thermal (collector/pump/storage) systems?  Are there plans to 
> incorporate these systems into EnergyPlus?
> Thanks,
> Mike

The current version of EnergyPlus 1.0.0 does not icnlude either of 
these.  Version 1.0.1, (expected release by March 2002), will include 
a model for PV (photovoltaic) systems.  Solar thermal systems are 
planned for version 1.1 to be released in 2003.

Mike Witte

EnergyPlus Testing and Support      

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