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Key Solar Energy Terms: Irradiance, Insolation, TSRF and More

The amount of solar energy at a site is a fundamental factor when determining if installing a solar PV system makes sense. We explain the key terms for quantifying solar energy: irradiance, insolation, solar access, tilt and orientation factor (TOF), and Total Solar Resource Fraction (TSRF).

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

Diving Into Irradiance Modeling, with Solar Industry Pioneer Richard Perez

Dr. Richard Perez developed the model used across the solar industry to calculate irradiance on solar panels. He discusses his research and industry trends.

Gwen BrownGwen Brown

The Beginner’s Guide to Solar Energy

What are the important must know facts about solar energy and the solar industry for beginners? Read on to find out.

Christian BrownChristian Brown