|The Hourly PV Performance Data|
The values reported for AC power in the PVWATTS Hourly Performance Data Output are associated with the preceding
hour; i.e., the hour ending at the time indicated. Time is reported as Local Standard Time (LST). Daylight Savings Time
(DST) is not used.
The Hourly PV Perfromance Data output has the following format:
Example PVWATTS Hourly Performance Data Output, Header and Data:
PVWATTS: Hourly PV Performance Data
DODGE_CITY, KS 37.77° N 99.97° W 787 m
Array Type: Fixed Tilt Array Tilt : 37.8° Array Azimuth: 180.0° AC Rating: 4.0 kW
Month, Day, Hour, AC Power (W)
Saving The Hourly PV Performance Data To a Text File
The output seen in the previous windw, PVWATTS: Hourly PV Performance
Data, exist only in your browser window.
In order to save it to your harddrive you will need to do the following:
The new file can be opened in a text editor, and, with a little editting, imported into MS Excel™.
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