Note: Page numbers followed by “f” denote figures; “t” tables.


Aerosol optical depth (AOD), 25–26, 26f
American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), 14, 16f
Artificial neural networks (ANNs)-based forecast model, 389–390, 392f
data-rich scenario, 390
decision parameters, 390–391
survival-of-the-fittest scheme, 390–391


Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN), 114


California Independent System Operators (CAISO) organization, 172
Canadian Weather Energy and Engineering Datasets (CWEEDS)
diffuse fraction vs. clearness index, 106–107, 107f
MAC3 model, 106
solar-irradiance measurements, 106
solar-radiation values, 106
RMSE, 106
Cloud index (CI), 29, 31
Cloud-motion vectors (CMVs)
cloud-motion detection, 273–275, 274f
error characterization ...

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