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Energy Research, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Feb  2018, Pages 41-51; DOI: 10.31058/ 10.31058/

Hourly Weather Parameters Analysis for Prediction of Electricity Generation by Photovoltaic Power Station on the Day Ahead

Energy Research, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Feb  2018, Pages 41-51.

DOI: 10.31058/

Lezhniuk P.D. *1 , Komar V.O. 1 , Kravchuk S.V. 1 , J-P. Ngoma 2

1 Department of Electrical Power Stations and Systems, Vinnitsia National Technical University,Vinnitsia, Ukraine

2 Daulas University, Daul, Cameroon

Received: 5 January 2018; Accepted: 10 February 2018; Published: 14 March 2018

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The paper presents an analysis of the mechanisms of functioning of the new model of the wholesale electricity market new model. According to this, the work of stations based on the use of renewable energy sources (RES), in particular photovoltaic power stations (PPS), should take place on the basis of the announced hourly generating schedule by the owner of the station one day in advance. In order to ensure the accuracy of the predicted schedule, a study was carried out on the determination of meteorological parameters that most affected the generation of electricity at photovoltaic power plants. Results of cluster and regression analysis were conducted on the basis of meteorological data, measured at the station located in the Vinnitsia region.


Photovoltaic Power Stations, Hourly Weather Parameters, Prediction, Solar Radiation, Panel Temperature, Humidity


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