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What standards does Denowatts follow for solar energy performance accounting and reporting? Energy accounting, just like financial accounting, is a critical part of operating a business. In financial accounting, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) guide how transactions are recorded and statements are prepared. Every business uses...

Leveraging Deno pyranometer technology to optimize solar performance benchmarking The Denowatts team asked, “How do we demonstrate the accuracy of our pyranometers and their effectiveness for benchmarking solar?” While ISO 9060 is the leading standard for classifying the effectiveness of a pyranometer, we sought to better...

Throughout the Denowatts portal we utilize performance metrics and KPIs. The math and full context are defined in the IEC 61724 series standards, and are summarized below for your quick reference: Summary of Metrics Model Irradiation The P50 Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) amount of Effective Plane of Array...

Denowatts utilizes a few core rules for pairing Sites, Arrays, Meters, and Energy Models in order to deliver performance benchmark analysis. The table below summarizes these rules. Please feel free to contact us if you still have questions about setting up your site. Component Rules Sites/Arrays Deno sensors may...

We’re commonly asked by our members about “weather-adjusted” benchmarking. This is a term that we’ve used in the industry to loosely describe the process of reconciling asset performance. It’s the right idea, but fortunately IEC 61724 defines this key performance metric in great detail, allowing...