Looking for NREL Solar Prospector Data? We’ve got you covered!

NREL’s Solar Prospector tool – built with SolarAnywhere Version 2.2 (“v2.2”) data from Clean Power Research – is no longer available as of September 30, 2016. However, you can still get SolarAnywhere irradiance and weather data free of charge.

To access, login to SolarAnywhere as a “Public” user and request individual years or Typical GHI/DNI Year datasets. Optionally, you can access a Time-Series or National Access Typical Year license based on our most up-to-date version 3 (“v3”) model by contacting us.


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