Resource Assessment Track at SOLAR 2014

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Attention: Solar and Wind Scientists, Renewable Energy Finance Execs and Utility Power Purchasers

SOLAR 2014: Resource Assessment Track Features 48 Papers and Forums

The 43rd National Solar Conference (SOLAR 2014), hosted by the American Solar Energy Society in San Francisco (July 6-10), will feature a rich variety of presentations on measurement of solar and wind resources, and siting issues, under the Resources Assessment Track.

The program includes 47 papers and panels, from 38 universities and assessment consultants around the world.

Some highlights:

  • Advances in pyranometer and radiometer technology
  • Using satellite-derived and GIS data for granular resource analysis
  • Module performance over decades, and snow effects on PV production
  • Modeling utility-scale performance
  • Predicting short-term variability

Principal investigators include faculty and staff at at David Renné Renewables (Colorado), University of California/San Diego, National Center for Atmospheric Research (Colorado), DNV-GL (Norway), City College of New York, Itron (Washington), Locus Energy (New Jersey and California), Akita Prefectural University (Japan), Moscow State University of Mechanical Engineering, Planetary Power (Washington), Clemson University (South Carolina), Illinois State University, Penn State/Hazleton, Arizona State University;  Universidad Nacional de Colombia, State University of New York/Albany, AWS Truepower (New York), John Williams, MESO (North Carolina), SSAI/NASA Langley Research Center (Virginia), GeoModel Solar (Slovakia), Clean Power Research (California), 3TIER (Washington), University of Michigan Mohamed Mohandes, King Faud University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia), Northern Arizona University, University of Washington, University of Oregon, Augustyn & Company (California) and Grand Valley State University (Michigan).

For more information, and to register, go to http://solar2014.org. Student and Professional members of ASES are eligible for discounts. To join ASES, go to https://ases.org

SOLAR 2014 co-locates this year with Intersolar North America. Registration at SOLAR 2014 includes admission to the ISNA trade show and conference events.

Don’t delay! Early-bird rates expire soon. Save up to 14 percent over standard online registration. Tickets are now available. Regardless of which conference you select, you will have access to the full programs and exhibition hall for both conferences.

Tracks at SOLAR 2014:

  • Resource Assessment and Integration
  • Passive Solar Buildings and Technologies
  • Solar Thermal Technologies
  • Concentrated Solar Power
  • Sustainability, and Water & Energy
  • Photovoltaics
  • Distributed Wind
  • Sustainable Transportation and Biofuels

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Established in 1954, the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is the nation’s leading association of renewable energy professionals and advocates. ASES is the United States Section of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES). Our mission is to speed the transition to a sustainable energy economy.

Programs

  • ASES publishes the award-winning SOLAR TODAY magazine, and the newsletters Solar@Work (for renewable energy professionals) and Solar Citizen (for renewable energy advocates).
  • We organize and present the ASES National Solar Conference, and publish its Proceedings.
  • We lead the ASES National Solar Tour — the largest grassroots solar event in the world.

ASES brings the renewable energy communities together with:

  • Regional chapters in 41 states and the District of Columbia
  • 7 Student Chapters at colleges across the country
  • 9 Technical Divisions, with academic and engineering members from all disciplines, to serve as a clearing house for basic research across all renewable-energy and energy-efficiency technologies

Contact: Seth Masia 720.420.7937  smasia@ases.org

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