Works under evaluation in peer-reviewed journals

  • A comparison of satellite cloud motion vectors techniques to forecast intra-day hourly solar global horizontal irradiation. D. Aicardi, P. Musé, R. Alonso-Suárez. Under review by the Solar Energy Journal.

Papers accepted or sent to upcoming refereed conferences

  • One-Minute Assessment of Photosynthetic Active Solar Radiation (PAR) Models in Uruguay. J. Di Laccio, R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Abal. Accepted for oral presentation at the ISES Solar World Congress 2021.
  • Analysis of Persistence-Based Solar Irradiance Forecasting Benchmarks. R. Alonso-Suárez, D. Aicardi, F. Marchesoni. Accepted for oral presentation at the ISES Solar World Congress 2021.
  • Characterization of Solar Over-Irradiance Events in Uruguay. P. Russo, G. Abal, A. Laguarda. Accepted for oral presentation at the ISES Solar World Congress 2021.
  • A Detailed Dynamic Parameter Identification Procedure for Quasi-Dynamic Testing of Solar Thermal Collectors. J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, I. Bove, R. Alonso-Suárez. Accepted for poster presentation at the ISES Solar World Congress 2021.
  • Performance assessment of the ECMWF solar irradiation forecast in the Pampa Húmeda region of South America. V. Teixeira-Branco, R. Alonso-Suárez, M. David. Accepted for poster presentation at the ISES Solar World Congress 2021.
  • Azimuth Detection from Solar Irradiance on Tilted Surfaces. I. Piccioli, M. David, G. Abal. Accepted for poster presentation at the ISES Solar World Congress 2021.

Complete articles in peer-reviewed journals

  • Correction methods for shadow-band diffuse irradiance measurements: assessing the impact of local adaptation. J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, A. Monetta, R. Alonso-Suárez, I. Bove, G. Abal. Renewable Energy 178:830-844, 2021. [English] [Link]
  • Novel incident angle modifier model for quasi-dynamic testing of flat plate solar thermal collectors. J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, I. Bove, R. Alonso-Suárez. Solar Energy 224:112-124, 2021. [English] [Link]
  • Efficient heating of sanitary water with heat pump. L. Joanicó, I. Bove. Energy Magazine of Latin America and the Caribbean (ENERLAC, OLADE), Vol. 5(1):94-104, 2021. [Inglés] [Link]
  • Impact of the Uncertainty of Atmospheric Variables of the MERRA-2 base in the Modeling of Solar irradiance on a Clear Sky. A. Laguarda, G. Abal. Advances in Renewable Energy and Environment, Vol. 24:212-221, 2020. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Experimental Study of the Air Permeability of Buildings in Uruguay. J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, A. Sevrini, G. Gil, I. Bove. Energy Magazine of Latin America and the Caribbean (ENERLAC, OLADE), Vol. 4(2):76–91, 2020. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Quasi-dynamic Test of Flat-plate Solar Collectors in Uruguay According to the ISO 9806:2017 Standard. J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, A. Monetta, I. Bove, R. Alonso-Suárez. Energy Magazine of Latin America and the Caribbean (ENERLAC, OLADE), Vol. 4(2):10-26, 2020. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Intra-day solar irradiation forecast using RLS filters and satellite images. F. Marchesoni, R. Alonso-Suárez. Renewable Energy 161 (2020) 1140-1154. [English] [Link]
  • Solar irradiation regionalization in Uruguay: understanding the interannual variability and its relation to El Niño climatic phenomena. A. Laguarda, R. Alonso-Suárez, R. Terra. Renewable Energy 158 (2020) 444-452. [English] [Link]
  • Intra-day solar probabilistic forecasts including local short-term variability and satellite information. R. Alonso-Suárez, M. David, V. Texeira-Branco, P. Lauret. Renewable Energy 158 (2020) 554-573. [English] [Link]
  • Performance of the site-adapted CAMS database and locally adjusted cloud index models for estimating global solar horizontal irradiation over the Pampa Húmeda. A. Laguarda, G. Giacosa, R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Abal. Solar Energy 199 (2020) 295-307. [English] [Link]
  • Household Energy Efficiency: the Electrical Water Heater. L. Joanicó, I. Bove. Technical Journal Ing. Univ. Zulia. Vol. 43, No. 2, 2020, May-August, p. 58-64. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Very short-term solar irradiance forecast using all-sky imaging and real-time irradiance measurements. M. Caldas, R. Alonso-Suárez. Renewable Energy 143 (2019) 1643-1658. [English] [Link]
  • Thermal and Cost Assessment for Using Common Electrical or Gas Water Heaters in Homes. L. Joanicó, I. Bove. Ciencia y Tecnología 19 (2019) 103-115. Science and Tecnology 19 (2019) 103-115. Science and Technology Magazine of the Universidad de Palermo (Argentina). [Spanish] [Link]
  • Persistence Performance for Solar Resource Forecasting in Uruguay. G. Giacosa, R. Alonso-Suárez. Revista Brazilian Journal of Solar Energy 9(2):107-116, 2018. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Performance of empirical models for diffuse fraction in Uruguay. G. Abal, D. Aicardi, R. Alonso-Suárez, A. Laguarda. Solar Energy 141 (2017) 166-181. [English] [Link]
  • Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Solar Irradiation in Río de la Plata Coast and Its Relationship with Climate Variables of Interest for Viticultural Production. G. Echeverría, M. Ferrer, R. Alonso-Suárez, J. M. Mirás-Avalos. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 22-33, 2016. [English] [Link]
  • Linke Turbidity Index from Global Solar Irradiation in Uruguay. A. Laguarda, G. Abal. Advances in Renewable Energies and the Environment Vol. 20, p. 11.35-11.46, 2016. Article selected from the ASADES congress proceedings, printed in Argentina ISSN 2314-1433. [Spanish]
  • Spatial Filtering of the Solar Resource Variability: Application to Photovoltaic Generation in Uruguay. G. Giacosa, R. Alonso-Suárez, A. Laguarda. Advances in Renewable Energies and the Environment Vol. 20, p. 11.47-11.57, 2016. Article selected from the ASADES congress proceedings, printed in Argentina ISSN 2314-1433. [Spanish].
  • Equivalence of the Kelvin–Planck statement of the second law and the principle of entropy increase. L.G. Sarasua, G. Abal. European Journal of Physics, Vol. 37, No. 5, 2016.
  • Satellite-derived solar irradiation map for Uruguay. R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Abal, R. Siri, P. Muse. Energy Procedia 57 (2014) 1237-1246. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2013. [English] [Link]
  • Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Solar Irradiation in Uruguay. R. Alonso-Suárez, M. D’Angelo, G. Abal. Brazilian Journal of Solar Energy, Vol. 4, No. 2 (2013). Selected article from the annals of the Fourth Brazilian Congress of Solar Energy and the Fifth Latin-American Conference of ISES, São Paulo 2012. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Brightness-dependent Tarpley model for global solar radiation estimation using GOES satellite images: application to Uruguay. R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Abal, R. Siri, P. Musé. Solar Energy 86 (2012) 3205-3215. [English] [Link]

Full articles in refereed conferences

2020

  • Experimental and Numerical Study of a Solar Wall in Temperate Climate. G. Vitale, J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, I, Berges, I. Bove, S, Flores Larsen. Proceedings of the XVII Iberian Congress and XIII Ibero-American Solar Energy Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, November 3-5, 2020. [Spanish][Link]
  • Hourly Solar Irradiation Forecast in Uruguay and Southern Brazil Using Reccurent Neural Networks. M. Coleto-Rola, R. Alonso-Suárez. Proceedings of the VIII Brazilian Congress of Solar Energy, Fortaleza, Brazil, October 26-30, 2020. [Spanish][Link]

2019

  • Thermo-economic evaluation of solar concentrating technologies for industrial process heat production in Uruguay. D. de León and P. Galione. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de November, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Thermo-economic evaluation of CSP technologies for their application in Uruguay. A. Ghazarian and P. Galione. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de November, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Performance assessment of intra-day solar irradiation forecast in Uruguay using satellite cloud motion vectors. G. Giacosa, R. Alonso-Suárez. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de November, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Evaluation of the Heliosat-4 and FLASHFlux models for solar global daily irradiation estimate in Uruguay. J. Gonzalez, V. Branco, R. Alonso-Suárez. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de November, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Seasonal Accumulation of Solar Energy in Aquifer for Thermal Conditioning. F. González, P. Galione, A. Flaquer, L. Braga, P. Curto. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de November, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Assessment of six different methods for the estimation of surface ultra-violet components at one location in Uruguay. C. Thomas, A. Laguarda, W. Nyamsi, A. Arola, U. Pfeifroth, J. Trentmann, T. Ranchin, L. Wald. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de November, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Assessment of empirical models to estimate UV-A, UV-B and UV-E solar irradiance from GHI, A. Laguarda, G. Abal. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de Noviembre, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Global solar transmittance of vertical glazings oriented towards the Equator. G. Vitale, I. Bove, J. Pereyra, G. Abal. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 4-7 de Noviembre, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Determination of Air Permeability of Buildings According to ISO 9972:2015 Standard, Case Study in Uruguay. J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, A. Sevrini, G. Gil, I. Bove. Proceedings of the II Congress of Water, Environment and Energy, Montevideo, Uruguay, September 25-27, 2019. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Analysis of ARMA Solar Forecasting Models Using Ground Measurements and Satellite Images. F. Marchesoni, P. Lauret, A. Gómez, R. Alonso-Suárez. Proceedings of the 46th IEEE PV Specialist Conference, Chicago, USA, 16-22 de June, 2019. [English] [Link]
  • Intra-hour Forecasting for a 50 MW Photovoltaic System in Uruguay: a Baseline Approach. S. Theocharides, R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Giacosa, G. Makrides, M. Theristis, G. E. Georghiou. Proceedings of the 46th IEEE PV Specialist Conference, Chicago, USA, 16-22 de June, 2019. [English] [Link]

2018

  • Outdoor solar radiometer calibration under ISO-9847:1992 standard and alternative methods. G. Abal, A. Monetta, R. Alonso-Suárez. Proceedings of the IEEE 9th Power, Instrumentation and Measurement Meeting, Salto, Uruguay, 14-16 de November, 2018. [English] [Link]
  • Transport of Horizontal Global Irradiation to a Tilted Surface: Effect of Direct-diffuse Separation. I. Piccioli, A. Laguarda, G. Abal. Proceedings of the XVII Iberian Congress and XIII Ibero-American Solar Energy Congress, Madrid, Spain, June 20-22, 2018. [Spanish]
  • Simple Semi-empirical Model of Solar Global Irradiation From GOES Satellite Images. A. Laguarda, R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Abal. Proceedings of the VII Brazilian Solar Energy Congress (CBENS), ISBN: 978-85-62179-02-0, Gramado, Brazil, April 17-20, 2018. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Transmittance of Glazings: the Role of Diffuse Radiation. G. Vitale, I. Bove, G. Abal. Proceedings of the VII Brazilian Solar Energy Congress (CBENS), ISBN: 978-85-62179-02-0, Gramado, Brazil, April 17-20, 2018. [Spanish] [Link]
  • Performance of Daily Solar Irradiation Forecasting in Uruguay Using the WRF Model. V. Texeira-Branco, R. Alonso-Suárez, E. de Almeida, C. Porrini, A. Gutiérrez, G. Cazes. Proceedings of the VII Brazilian Solar Energy Congress (CBENS), ISBN: 978-85-62179-02-0, Gramado, Brazil, April 17-20, 2018. [Spanish] [Link]

<=2017

  • Clear-sky broadband irradiance: first model assessment in Uruguay. A. Laguarda, G. Abal. Proceedings of the the ISES Solar World Congress, ISBN 978-39-81465-97-6, pp. 1360-1371, doi:10.18086/swc.2017.21.05, Daegu, Corea del Sur, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, 2017. [English] [Link]
  • Simulation of PV Power Plant’s Output in Uruguay. D. Oroño, R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Hermida, G. Crapuchetti, M. Puppo. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Integration of Solar Power into Power Systems, Berlin, Alemania, 10-11 de November, 2014. [English]
  • Stochastic Model of Hydraulic, Wind and Solar Inputs Applicable to the Simulation of the Uruguayan Electro-energy System with High Penetration of Renewable Energies. R. Chaer, E. Cornalino, M. Gurin Añasco, M. Drapper, G. Abal, R. Alonso-Suárez. Proceedings of the 2014 Ibero-American Energy IntegraCIER Congress, Punta del Este, Uruguay, November 10-12, 2014. [Spanish]
  • Design of nanostructure selective surfaces for solar to thermal energy conversion. D. Gau, R. Marotti, F. Davoine, L. Amy, E. Dalchiele, R. Romero, J. Ramos-Barrado, D. Leinen, F. Martín, S. Botasini, E. Méndez, G. Abal. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 1709 (2014). MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, United States, 21-25 de April, 2014. DOI: 10.1557/opl.2014.809 [Link]
  • Recent advances in satellite-based solar resource assessment in Uruguay. R. Alonso-Suárez, R. Siri, G. Abal, P. Toscano, P. Musé, Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution: Latin America Conference (TD-LA), Montevideo, September 3-5, 2012. [English] [Link]
  • Typical Meteorological Year for Solar Energy: South-west Region. R. Alonso-Suárez, M. D’Angelo, G. Abal. Proceedings of the National Renewable Energy Meeting (ENER), Montevideo, Uruguay, November 29-30, 2012. [Spanish]
  • Parallel Computing Applied to Satellite Images Processing for Solar Resource Estimates. R. Alonso-Suárez, S. Nesmachnow. Proceedings of the V High-Performance Computing Latin America Symposium, CLEI Electronic Journal 15, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 29-30, 2012. [English] [Link]
  • Global Solar Irradiation Assessment in Uruguay Using Tarpley’s Model and GOES Satellite Images. R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Abal, R. Siri, P. Musé, P. Toscano. Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2011. Vol. Resource Assessment, pag. 162-173. Kassel, Alemania, Aug. 28 to Sept. 2, 2011. [English] [Link]
  • Solar Map of Uruguay. G. Abal, M. D’Angelo, J. Cataldo, A. Gutierrez. In Anals of the IVth Latin-American Conference on Solar Energy (IV ISES-CLA), Cuzco, Peru, August 18, 2010. [Spanish]

Abstracts in refereed conferences (extended abstracts)

  • Satellite-based interannual variability of global horizontal and direct normal solar irradiation in Uruguay. G. Abal, R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Giacosa, N. Márquez, I. Piccioli. ISES Solar World Congress 2019, Santiago de Chile, Chile, November 4-7, 2019. [English] [Póster]
  • Quality assessment of several methods to estimate Ultra-Violet from satellite imagery at two ground stations in Uruguay and France. C. Thomas, A. Laguarda, W. Nyamsi, A. Arola, U. Pfeifroth, J. Trentmann, T. Ranchin, L. Wald. EMS Annual Meeting Abstracts, Vol. 16, EMS2019-407, 2019. [English] [Presentación]
  • Strategy to use a solar wall in temperate climates. G. Vitale, I. Bove, S. Flores Larsen. EuroSun 2018, 12th edition of the International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry, Rapperswil, Switzerland, 2018. [English] [Póster]
  • Heliosat-4 Global Solar Radiation Model in Uruguay: preliminary validation. A. Laguarda, G. Giacosa, G. Abal, R. Alonso-Suárez. XII Ibero-American Solar Energy congress, Madrid, Spain, 2018. [Spanish] [Póster]
  • Towards a short term solar irradiation forecast using GOES satellite images and optical flow techniques. R. Alonso-Suárez, D. Aicardi, M. Roubaud, P. Musé. ISES Solar World Congress, Abu Dhabi, EAU, 2017. [English] [Presentación]
  • Analysis of Solar Radiation Estimation Data in the Years 2007–2012 using the BD-JPT model. V. Texeira-Branco, A. Schafer, M. Romero de Morais, F. Varone, R. Alonso-Suárez. 8th International Teaching, Research and Extension Exhibition (SIEPE), Uruguaiana, Brazil, 2016. [Portugués]
  • Typical Meteorological Year for solar energy systems in Uruguay based on solar satellite estimates. R. Alonso-Suárez, P. Modernell, G. Abal. ISES Solar World Congress, Daegu, South Korea, 2015. [English] [Presentación]
  • Performance comparision of different water heater systems with and without solar contribution in Uruguay. I. Bove, G. Marín, D. Vidarte, J. Rodríguez, R. Alonso-Suárez. ISES Solar World Congress, Daegu, South Korea, 2015. [English] [Póster]
  • Solar Radiation in the Uruguayan Coast of the Río de la Plata and its Relation to Viticulture Climate Indexes. G. Echeverría, M. Ferrer, G. Abal, R. Alonso-Suárez. Actualités Vitivinicoles journal (PAV) of the GiESCO (http://www.giesco.org). 19th International Meeting GIESCO, Pech Rouge, Montpellier, France, 2015. [English]
  • Estimation of the diffuse component of solar irradiation in Uruguay. G. Abal, R. Alonso-Suárez, D. Aicardi, M. D’Angelo. ISES Solar World Congress, Cancun, Mexico, 2013. [English] [Póster]

Abstracts in refereed conferences (technical abstracts)

  • Development of a solar water heaters efficiency test facility in Uruguay under ISO standards. J. M. Rodríguez-Muñoz, I. Texeira, I. Bove, R. Alonso-Suárez. EuroSun 2018, 12th edition of the International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry, Rapperswil, Switzerland, 2018. [English] [Póster]
  • Solar resource assessment and forecasting in Uruguay using GOES-East satellite images. D. Aicardi, R. Alonso-Suárez, G. Abal, P. Musé, M. Roubaud, A. Laguarda. NOAA Satellite Conference 2017, Nueva York, EEUU, 2017. [Ingles] [Póster]
  • GOES-East satellite images processing in Uruguay and future perspectives. R. Alonso-Suárez, R. Siri, N. Wainstein, G. Abal. NOAA Satellite Conference 2015, Washington, EEUU, 2015. [English] [Póster]
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