Applicable to SunDAT Pro, Standard, & Essential
SunDAT supports energy analysis for projects using NREL System Advisor Model (SAM) to generate estimates. Energy analysis features allows you to run energy analysis with user specific inputs compared to the PV layout energy estimates which uses default values. If you have a weather source file, this is where you will be able to import into SunDAT for energy analysis runs.
Figure - Energy Analysis
(Required) Choose weather source to run energy analysis with
|Select weather file format to import local file. If importing a weather source file, choose the weather source file format and SunDAT will convert the file to be readable for energy analysis|
|Energy Analysis tabs - Tabs for the input values for the System Design, Shading, Losses, Module Values, and Inverter Values|
|Energy Analysis inputs. See the learn more section for the inputs for energy analysis|
|Simulate button - Press to generate an energy analysis estimates|
- To be updated soon
What energy analysis system does SunDAT use?
SunDAT uses NREL System Advisor Model (SAM).