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i can see only 1 year (DC vs TIME)


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Hi Tim,

the year that we simulate isn't a specific one. It is a general year, just the 8760 hours of one typical year at a given location. The climate data is taken from real years with a range of 10 to 20 or even 30 years and is compiled into a single typical meteorological year (TMY), that contains e.g. the January of 2006, the February of 2013, March 2014, and so on.

See more on that topic here:


So, this single TMY is "yearless", so to speak. It stands for a typical year in the time range that is denoted in the climate data.

Hope that clarifies the matter, kind regards,


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