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By Ali Sayigh

This ebook presents insights on a extensive spectrum of renewable and sustainable power applied sciences from the world’s top specialists. It highlights the most recent achievements in coverage, learn and purposes, holding readers updated on development during this speedily advancing box. specified reports of technological breakthroughs and optimizations are contextualized with in-depth examinations of experimental and commercial installations, connecting lab ideas to good fortune within the field. The quantity comprises chosen papers offered at technical and plenary classes on the global Renewable strength Congress, the world's preferable convention on renewable strength and sustainable improvement. Held each years, the Congress offers a world discussion board that draws 1000s of delegates from greater than 60 nations.

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60 1 Estimation of Global and Diffuse Horizontal Irradiance in Abu Dhabi … 11 Eissa et al. 13) n -1 ) with “n” denoting the day 365 of the year index ( n = 1, 2, …, 365). 14) where h is the hour angle in the local solar time, δ is the current declination of the sun, and ϕ is the local latitude. 12) is computed by Eissa et al. [15] as a function of the measured DNI, air mass, sun–earth distance correction factor, and optical thickness of the Rayleigh atmosphere. 12) and compared with data reported by the UAE Solar Atlas [12].

9 1 Fig. 9 Correlation between Ed /ET and Kt a for Malaysia, Indonesia and China as well as the author’s SEA nonlinear model, b for Malaysia, Indonesia and China as well as the author’s SEA and global nonlinear models where Ipi is the predicted value, Ii is the measured value, and n is the number of observations. 3) n t =1 I where I is the real value and Ip is the predicted value. The calculated MAPE is summed for every fitted or forecasted point in time and divided again by the number 32 H. Mazin et al.

H. Assi Fig. 3 Diffuse solar irradiance in Abu Dhabi. DHI diffuse horizontal irradiance, NASA-SSE National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Surface Meteorology and Solar Energy, SoDa Solar Radiation Data, UAE United Arab Emirates Fig. 4 Diffuse solar fraction in Abu Dhabi (2010). 4 % during August (Abu Dhabi coast) and is lowest with 21 % (Page) during January. The data provided by the UAE Solar Atlas show values up to 54 % in July. The annual average diffuse fraction does not exceed 1 Estimation of Global and Diffuse Horizontal Irradiance in Abu Dhabi … 13 40 % thus implying that Abu Dhabi enjoys clear sky weather conditions for at least 60 % of the year.

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