This property sets/gets the present value of the Irradiance property in W/sq-m. It is NOT the actual irrandiance, but the value set when defining the PVSystem in OpenDSS.


% Create DSS object

DSSObject = actxserver('OpenDSSEngine.DSS')

if ~DSSObject.Start(0),

                    disp('Unable to start openDSS');



DSSText = DSSObject.Text;

DSSCircuit = DSSObject.ActiveCircuit;

% Compile a model        

DSSText.Command = 'Compile C:\myPath\myModel.dss';

% Handler for PVSystems interface

DSSPVSystems = DSSObject.PVSystems;

% Sets the first PV in the list active

i = DSSPVSystems.First;

% Gets the irradiance nominal value

myIrrad = DSSPVSystems.Irradiance;