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Estimation and Comparison of Solar Radiation Intensity by Some Models in a Region of Iran

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Due to the increasing explanation of new energy application on a world scale and because of the reduction of environmental pollution arise from usage of solar energy in high potential regions, the necessity of solar radiation measurement in different regions of Iran is obvious. Therefore, in this study, the amount of radiation is measured by Pyranometer from beginning of February to August 2010 in Semnan (The central part of Iran), and it is compared with daily sunny hours, different estimated models of daily radiation such as Angstrom-Pryskat (Montis, Climate classification based on the Terwartha scientific map, using the results of 40 worldwide station, using the results of 9 Synoptic stations in Iran), the Maximum likelihood (using the results of 100 stations in worldwide, using the results of 9 Synoptic station in Iran). Finally, Terwartha scientific map model is proposed because of matching more with measured data on location.

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Doost, A. and Akhlaghi, M. (2014) Estimation and Comparison of Solar Radiation Intensity by Some Models in a Region of Iran. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 2, 345-351. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2014.24046.

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