Solar Data 10/40 kilometer

This data provides monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of 0.1 degrees in both latitude and longitude, or about 10 km in size. This data was developed using the State University of New York/Albany satellite radiation model. This model was developed by Dr. Richard Perez and collaborators at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and other universities for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Spatial extent:

  • 10-km includes lower 48 states and Hawaii
  • 40-km includes lower 48, AK and HI.

Includes shapefiles, .kmz, metadata.

Data is called "Dynamic maps, GIS data & Analysis tools" in Archivers app (as of 2/25/2017).

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Source http://www.nrel.gov/gis/data_solar.html
Last Updated February 25, 2017, 22:25 (UTC)
Created February 25, 2017, 22:20 (UTC)