SolarAnywhere® Data

Precise, bankable solar irradiance data

SolarAnywhere is the most trusted, accurate & validated solar resource dataset available

  • Reduce risk in selecting project locations and secure the best financing terms
  • Model long-term energy production and financial performance with confidence
  • Access the right dataset for your project–Typical GHI year, 20+ year historical time-series or ground-tuned data
About SolarAnywhere® Solar Data Services



The most accurate and up-to-date satellite-derived solar resource data.

Validated & Trusted

Extensively validated and trusted by hundreds of enterprise-class customers with 2,000+ monthly downloads.

Data On Demand

Flexible delivery options include on-demand data and API access, with full records available (1998 – current day).


SolarAnywhere exceeds the standards of bankability.

Solar Data License Types


Ideal for obtaining an initial, high-level assessment of solar resource availability at a potential project site, and running energy simulations

The Typical Year subscription gives you instant access to trusted solar resource data, ideal for prospecting through project engineering.

  • Long-term average solar weather files from the most trusted source in the industry. Explore our validation methodology to learn how we calculate Typical Year
  • Standard resolution (10 km, hourly) everywhere we have coverage
  • Easy-to-use web portal including on-demand access for any number of users at your company


1 See SolarAnywhere Geographic Coverage Area for more details.
2 95% confidence interval annual MBE in North America. See SolarAnywhere Validation for more details.


SolarAnywhere Sites offers accurate and comprehensive solar data for your project—the most bankable data for PV project financing and asset management
  • Full historical time series; compare to measured data for resource assessment and performance analysis
  • Keep your analysis up to date—each site license includes 1 year of access to the latest data and an on-demand renewal option at reduced operational pricing
  • Improve accuracy in complex terrain with enhanced resolution (1 km, 15 min.) data
  • Characterize interannual variability with unlimited probability-of-exceedance SolarAnywhere PXX Data downloads
  • Refine loss estimates with snow, precipitation and particulate matter data
  • Evaluate how solar forecasts can improve dispatch algorithms and optimize your PV plant design to deliver firm power with hindcast data
  • Assess clipping losses and ramp rates with High-resolution Data with True Dynamics™ (TD), available as an on-demand upgrade (Continental U.S. only)


1 See SolarAnywhere Geographic Coverage Area for more details.
2 95% confidence interval annual MBE in North America. See SolarAnywhere Validation for more details.


Complete and current SolarAnywhere irradiance and weather data for select locations around the world at no cost
  • Use high-fidelity data at no cost for research, model development, training and more
  • Experience on-demand access to complete and current solar data, including enhanced-resolution typical-year and time-series data updated through the trailing day
  • Test the full range of data available for industry-leading solar resource assessment and asset management, including: probability of exceedance (PXX) data for weather risk assessment; precipitation and particulate matter data for modeling snow and soiling losses; and hindcast data to optimize plant operation for firm power delivery
  • Explore more than 30 global locations, each featuring a city landmark
  • Demo the SolarAnywhere web portal and download formats
  • Commercial use not supported


1 See SolarAnywhere Geographic Coverage Area for more details.
2 95% confidence interval annual MBE in North America. See SolarAnywhere Validation for more details.


SolarAnywhere® meteo data is bankable, user-friendly and able to scale with our business needs. SolarAnywhere solar resource information is widely trusted and forms a key part of our engineering process. Nexamp® has been very pleased with our partnership with Clean Power Research®.

Patrick C.
Vice President, Engineering, Nexamp

Since 2017, we’ve used SolarAnywhere® data from Clean Power Research to help develop our 5 GW portfolio. By leveraging the API, we’ve been able to develop internal site screening tools and automate many of our reporting and resource assessment processes.

Michael M.
Senior Director, Energy Assessment and Project Planning, National Grid Renewables

Clean Power Research has been a trusted resource for solar irradiance datasets for numerous years. We’ve found SolarAnywhere® Data to be technically rigorous and provide deeply independent site irradiance assessments.

Michael G.
VP Conventional and Emerging Technologies , Leidos

We trust SolarAnywhere® Data because it’s a comprehensively validated satellite-based resource data set. With SolarAnywhere Data, we can prospect for new sites to our heart’s content. Additionally, we never spend time waiting for critical solar data because SolarAnywhere delivers data, on-demand, in under five minutes.

Andrew O.
CTO, Renewable Energy Systems

Ground Tuning Studies

Combine your ground-based measurements with SolarAnywhere® irradiance data to reduce the uncertainty of your solar resource assessments and increase project profitability.

SolarAnywhere Ground-Tuning Studies use an advanced site-adaptation methodology to tune long-term solar resource data to your ground-based measurements.

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