SAM Virtual Conference: July 23, 2013

NREL hosted the second annual one-day SAM virtual conference on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. The web conference was similar to last year's virtual conference with the goal of providing a forum for you and your colleagues to share SAM modeling wisdom, experiences and research results. The virtual conferences are web-based to allow people from all over the world to participate and to avoid the cost and inconvenience of travel. You can download copies of presentations and video recordings below.

Title Presenter(s) Download
Welcome and Opening Comments Nate Blair, NREL PDF 492 KB YouTube
Analytical Approximation of Inter-Row Shading Effects Chris Deline, NREL PDF 1 MB YouTube
Urban Shading Losses Imported from Rhinoceros 3D Ryan Welch, Kieran Timberlake Architects PDF 4 MB YouTube
Shading Losses and Gains with Reflectors for Low-X Concentrators Dallas Meyer, tenKsolar PDF 1 MB YouTube
Linear Fresnel Modeling/Validation in SAM Camille Bachelier, Novatec PDF 849 KB TouTube
Comparing SAM and Thermoflow for Linear Fresnel Plants Luis Coco Enriquez, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid PDF 680 KB YouTube
Modeling Linear Fresnel Benoit Gourhand, Solar Euromed PDF 754 KB YouTube
DC-AC Ratio Optimization Gordon Woodcock, KACO New Energy Inc PDF 693 KB YouTube
Calculating Solar LCOE and Avoided Costs Miriam Makhyoun, NC Sustainable Energy Association PDF 921 KB YouTube
Implementing the SAM SDK for a High-Penetration PV Project Peter Gotseff, NREL PDF 1 MB YouTube
Improving SAM for CSP Modeling in Australia Keith Lovegrove, IT Power Australia PDF 3 MB YouTube

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