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How to put entire PV production into one electrical component in EnergyPlus?

asked 2023-04-21 20:50:08 -0500

Pingistom's avatar

updated 2023-04-22 17:28:43 -0500

Hi, I’m trying to model a heating system where I want the entire electricity production of the PV panel to be used to heat water (WaterHeater:Mixed). However I can’t figure out how to do it. Does anyone know? Thanks! <3

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@Pingistom what simulation tool are you using? Please mention it in the title or body of your post, as well as add a tag so that others can provide better help.

Aaron Boranian's avatar Aaron Boranian  ( 2023-04-22 08:09:29 -0500 )edit

Energyplus! Changed it now, thank you! :)

Pingistom's avatar Pingistom  ( 2023-04-22 09:58:18 -0500 )edit

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answered 2023-04-27 03:18:02 -0500

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updated 2023-04-27 03:18:22 -0500

in the ElectricLoadCenter:Distribution block you can specify how the pv electricity is used for the !- Generator Operation Scheme Type

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There are many different operation schemes but neither of them allows me to put the entire PV production into one component while not using grid electricity…

Pingistom's avatar Pingistom  ( 2023-04-27 11:25:08 -0500 )edit

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