System Advisor Model (SAM)

System Advisor Model (SAM)

Solcast Products

Grid Aggregations
Typical Meteorological Year (TMY)
Geographic Horizon Angles

Modelling

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Solcast API

Third Party Applications

Hobbyists and Researchers

Troubleshooting and FAQs

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Useful Links

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Using Solcast data in System Advisor Model (Sam)

Importing Solcast historical and TMY data into SAM is easy, taking just a few minutes

TMY

STEP 1

Download your Solcast data in the 'SAM' format.

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STEP 2

Start a new project.

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STEP 3

Select 'Photovoltaic (detailed), and choose your type of model.

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STEP 4

Your SAM files will automatically populate into your Solar Resource Library if you have saved them in the default 'SAM Downloaded Weather Files' folder. Alternatively, you can add new weather file folders to your library for SAM to scan.

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