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Does BEOPT allows for modeling pv tracking?

asked 2022-01-28 06:48:13 -0600

radwa ezzat's avatar

updated 2022-01-28 09:40:13 -0600

I want to simulate pv panels on building facades to study energy production and shading analysis. These pv should have one or two axis tracking options, so I would like to ask if BEOPT allows for modeling and pv tracking or not? Thanks..

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answered 2022-01-28 08:16:39 -0600

The current version of BEopt (using EnergyPlus v8.8) cannot. However, newer versions of EnergyPlus do support modeling 1-axis and 2-axis PV tracking systems (see here), so it could be added to a future version of BEopt.

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