Recent and Planned Improvements to the System Advisor Model (SAM)

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This talk will focus on recent and planned modeling improvements to the NREL System Advisor ModelTM (SAM), with recently released features including PV hourly clipping correction, expanded geographic scope of SAM's NSRDB interface to Europe and Africa, and additional options for hybrids. Upcoming improvements include a case comparison feature, improved visualizations, and extensions of PVWatts for battery modeling and utility rate calculations.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages16
StatePublished - 2024

Publication series

NamePresented at the PV Performance Modeling Collaborative (PVPMC) Workshop, 7-9 May 2024, Salt Lake City, Utah

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-7A40-89821


  • batteries
  • battery
  • hybrid
  • modeling
  • PV
  • SAM
  • solar
  • solar plus storage
  • System Advisor Model


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