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SolarAnywhere® Data

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SolarAnywhere Typical Year

Long-term average weather files are ideal for prospecting through project engineering. Data files are compatible with all major PV simulation tools including PVSyst and PlantPredict. SolarAnywhere Typical Year files include Typical GHI Year (TGY) and Typical DNI Year (TDY). Explore our validation methodology to learn how we calculate TGY and TDY.

  •   Data Version
  •   Updates
  •   Time Period1
  •   Geography
  •   Spatial Resolution
  •   Temporal Resolution
  •   Uncertainty2
  •   Data Fields
  •   Access
  •   Access Point
  •   Support
  •   Price

Academic
  • V2.3 (NSRDB equivalent) Commercial use not supported
  • None
  • Typical year based on data
    1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2012
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • Not specified
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
  • Limited Commercial use not supported
  • Web only
  • Not available
  • No cost

Best for
QUICK START

Professional
  • V3.2
    Fully documented and bankable
  • As launched
  • Typical year based on data
    1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2016
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
    Canada to 60-Degrees North
    Mexico
    Caribbean
    India
    Middle East
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • 5%, 8% and 13% for
    GHI, DNI and DIF respectively
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
    Temperature
    Wind speed
    Elevation
    Relative Humidity
    Clear Sky Irradiance
  • 25 sites / year
  • Web only
  • Web only
  • $5,000 / year
    ($200 / site)

Best
VALUE

Unlimited
  • V3.2
    Fully documented and bankable
  • As launched
  • Typical year based on data
    1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2016
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
    Canada to 60-Degrees North
    Mexico
    Caribbean
    India
    Middle East
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • 5%, 8% and 13% for
    GHI, DNI and DIF respectively
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
    Temperature
    Wind speed
    Elevation
    Relative Humidity
    Clear Sky Irradiance
    Snow Depth3
    Precipitation3
  • Unlimited
  • Web only or
    Web + API
  • Web and email
  • Web only: $9,850 / year
    ($98.50 / site4)
    API: Contact us
  •   Data Version
  •   Updates
  •   Time Period1
  •   Geography
  •   Spatial Resolution
  •   Temporal Resolution
  •   Uncertainty2
  •   Data Fields
  •   Access
  •   Access Point
  •   Support
  •   Price

Typical Year
Academic
  • V2.3 (NSRDB equivalent)
    Commercial use not supported
  • None
  • Typical year based on data
    1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2012
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • Not specified
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
  • Limited
    Commercial use not supported
  • Web only
  • Not available
  • No cost

  •   Data Version
  •   Updates
  •   Time Period1
  •   Geography
  •   Spatial Resolution
  •   Temporal Resolution
  •   Uncertainty2
  •   Data Fields
  •   Access
  •   Access Point
  •   Support
  •   Price

Best for
QUICK START

Typical Year
Professional
  • V3.2
    Fully documented and bankable
  • As launched
  • Typical year based on data
    1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2016
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
    Canada to 60-Degrees North
    Mexico
    Caribbean
    India
    Middle East
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • 5%, 8% and 13% for
    GHI, DNI and DIF respectively
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
    Temperature
    Wind speed
    Elevation
    Relative Humidity
    Clear Sky Irradiance
  • 25 sites / year
  • Web only
  • Web only
  • $5,000 / year
    ($200 / site)

  •   Data Version
  •   Updates
  •   Time Period1
  •   Geography
  •   Spatial Resolution
  •   Temporal Resolution
  •   Uncertainty2
  •   Data Fields
  •   Access
  •   Access Point
  •   Support
  •   Price

Best
VALUE

Typical Year
Unlimited
  • V3.2
    Fully documented and bankable
  • As launched
  • Typical year based on data
    1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2016
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
    Canada to 60-Degrees North
    Mexico
    Caribbean
    India
    Middle East
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • 5%, 8% and 13% for
    GHI, DNI and DIF respectively
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
    Temperature
    Wind speed
    Elevation
    Relative Humidity
    Clear Sky Irradiance
    Snow Depth3
    Precipitation3
  • Unlimited
  • Web only or
    Web + API
  • Web and email
  • Web only: $9,850 / year
    ($98.50 / site4)
    API: Contact us

SolarAnywhere Full Historical Time Series

When tens of millions of dollars are on the line, developers, owners, third-party engineers and financers trust SolarAnywhere.

Complex terrain? Coastal fog? Snow? We see it. SolarAnywhere 1km enhanced resolution data further reduces your project’s uncertainty by using the most accurate data co-located with your exact project location. Assess the variability of the solar resource, validate ground data, and analyze weather at hourly and sub-hourly time resolutions.

The data is also an ideal complement to ground resource assessment campaigns.

  •   Data Version
  •   Updates
  •   Time Period1
  •   Geography
  •   Spatial Resolution
  •   Temporal Resolution
  •   Uncertainty2
  •   Data Fields
  •   Access5
  •   Access Point
  •   Support
  •   Price6

Academic
  • V2.5
    Commercial use not supported
  • None
  • 1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2015
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • Not specified
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
  • Limited
    Commercial use not supported
  • Web only
  • Not available
  • No cost

Most
BANKABLE

Professional
  • V3.2
    Fully documented and bankable
  • As launched
  • 1/1/1998 through current hour
    Includes Typical Year data
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
    Canada to 60-Degrees North
    Mexico
    Caribbean
    India
    Middle East
  • 1 km
  • 1 hour and 30 minute standard
    Contact us about 1 minute data
  • 4.5%, 8% and 13% for
    GHI, DNI and DIF respectively
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
    Temperature
    Wind Speed
    Elevation
    Relative Humidity
    Clear Sky Irradiance
    Snow Depth
    Precipitation
    PXX (Probability of Exceedance)
  • 9 x 1 km tiles (3 x 3 km grid) for each site
  • Web and API
  • Web and email
  • 1+ site: $3,000 per site
    10+ sites: $2,400 per site
    50+ sites: $1,200 per site
  •   Data Version
  •   Updates
  •   Time Period1
  •   Geography
  •   Spatial Resolution
  •   Temporal Resolution
  •   Uncertainty2
  •   Data Fields
  •   Access5
  •   Access Point
  •   Support
  •   Price6

Time Series
Academic
  • V2.5
    Commercial use not supported
  • None
  • 1/1/1998
    through
    12/31/2015
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
  • 10 km
  • 1 hour
  • Not specified
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
  • Limited
    Commercial use not supported
  • Web only
  • Not available
  • No cost

  •   Data Version
  •   Updates
  •   Time Period1
  •   Geography
  •   Spatial Resolution
  •   Temporal Resolution
  •   Uncertainty2
  •   Data Fields
  •   Access5
  •   Access Point
  •   Support
  •   Price6

Most
BANKABLE

Time Series
Professional
  • V3.2
    Fully documented and bankable
  • As launched
  • 1/1/1998 through current hour
    Includes Typical Year data
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
    Canada to 60-Degrees North
    Mexico
    Caribbean
    India
    Middle East
  • 1 km
  • 1 hour and 30 minute standard
    Contact us about 1 minute data
  • 4.5%, 8% and 13% for
    GHI, DNI and DIF respectively
  • GHI, DNI, DIF
    Temperature
    Wind Speed
    Elevation
    Relative Humidity
    Clear Sky Irradiance
    Snow Depth
    Precipitation
    PXX (Probability of Exceedance)
  • 9 x 1 km tiles (3 x 3 km grid) for each site
  • Web and API
  • Web and email
  • 1+ site: $3,000 per site
    10+ sites: $2,400 per site
    50+ sites: $1,200 per site

Pricing Notes

1 North America. See SolarAnywhere Coverage Area for more details.
2 P95 confidence interval annual MBE in North America. See SolarAnywhere Validation for more details.
3 API only.
4 Price per site estimated for typical use of 100+ sites annually.
5 Each site remains available on data.solaranywhere.com for 1 year after payment in full and activation.
6 Volume discount requires commitment to purchase at least the number of sites in the volume tier annually.


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