System Advisor Model (SAM) Release Notes

Version 2018.11.11 Revision 4, SSC Version 209: May 21, 2019

This is a maintenance update that fixes issues with SAM 2018.11.11 Revision 3.

Version 2018.11.11 Revision 3, SSC Version 207: March 11, 2019

This is a maintenance update that fixes issues with SAM 2018.11.11 Revision 2.

Version 2018.11.11 Revision 2, SSC Version 206: February 9, 2019

This is a maintenance update that fixes issues with SAM 2018.11.11 Revision 1.

Version 2018.11.11 Revision 1, SSC Version 202: December 2, 2018

This is a maintenance update that fixes issues with SAM 2018.11.11.

Version 2018.11.11, SSC Version 198: November 11, 2018

This new version introduces new models for third party ownership, bifacial photovoltaic modules, multiple maximum power point trackers for photovoltaic systems, and accesses the latest solar resource data (PSM V3) from the National Solar Radiation Database. It also includes enhancements to the battery storage and CSP parabolic trough models.

General

Weather Data

Detailed Photovoltaic

PVWatts

Third Party Ownership Host / Developer

Residential and Commercial

Electricity Rates

Battery Storage

CSP Physical Trough Model

CSP Power Tower

CSP Dish Stirling

Wind Power

Geothermal

Generic System

Version 2017.9.5 Revision 4, SSC Version 186: March 14, 2018

This update restores a few items that were omitted from the SAM 2017.9.5 Revision 3 update and addresses one new issue.

Version 2017.9.5 Revision 3, SSC Version 184: February 21, 2018

This is a maintenance update that fixes the following issues in SAM 2017.9.5 Revision 2: