Table 1: Comparison of commercial PV software tools.

Software types of PV systems simulation capability

SAPVPV/windPV/dieselGC

RETScreenxxxx
PV F-Chartxx
Solar Design Toolxxx
INSELxxxx
TRNSYSxxxx
NREL SAMxxxx
PVSYST 4.33xx
SolarProxxxxx
PV DesignPro-Gxxx
PV*SOL Expertxxx
HOMERx
PV.MY