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The measure you are looking at is an old EnergyPlus measure, that pre-dates PV support in OpenStudio. That is fine, it still works, but this post shows how to add PV directly in the SketchUp plugin .

In both cases PhotovoltaicPerformance:Simple. If you want to control inverter efficiency or add battery storage, you will have to write a new EnergyPlus measure. Battery storage isn't currently available in OpenStudio.

The measure you are looking at is an old EnergyPlus measure, that pre-dates PV support in OpenStudio. That is fine, it still works, but this post shows how to add PV directly in the SketchUp plugin .

In both cases PhotovoltaicPerformance:Simple. is used. If you want to control inverter efficiency or add battery storage, you will have to write a new EnergyPlus measure. Battery storage isn't currently available in OpenStudio.

The measure you are looking at is an old EnergyPlus measure, that pre-dates PV support in OpenStudio. That is fine, it still works, but this post shows how to add PV directly in the SketchUp plugin .

In both cases PhotovoltaicPerformance:Simple is used. used.

If you want to control change the inverter efficiency you can change this string or add battery storage, you will have to write a new EnergyPlus measure. expose an argument for it in the existing measure you are using.

    ElectricLoadCenter:Inverter:Simple,
    Simple Ideal Inverter,   !- Name
    pv_script always On,               !- Availability Schedule Name
    ,                        !- Zone Name
    0.0,                     !- Radiative Fraction
    0.95;                     !- Inverter Efficiency
    "

Battery storage isn't currently available in OpenStudio.

in OpenStudio, so you would need an EnergyPlus measure for that.