Fields

Data Fields

Clean Power Research produces complete SolarAnywhere® datasets that support many solar, agricultural and weather applications. The following meteorological fields are available:

Data Field Description Source Resolution
Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) Total irradiance in Watts/m2 on a horizontal surface Perez Model 10 km, 1-hour, 1 km, 30-minute or 1-minute
Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) Irradiance in Watts/m2 on a surface normal to the sun Perez Model 10 km, 1-hour, 1 km, 30-minute or 1-minute
Diffuse Irradiance (DIF) Total irradiance in Watts/m2 that does not arrive on a direct path from the sun Geometric relationship 10 km, 1-hour, 1 km, 30-minute or 1-minute
Plane of Array Irradiance (POAI) Total irradiance in Watts/m2 modeled on the plane of the PV array Perez Transposition Model 10 km, 1-hour, 1 km, 30-minute or 1-minute
Wind Speed m/s wind speed at 10-meter height Numerical Weather Model 5 km, 3-hourly
Ambient Temperature Degrees C ambient air temperature at 2-meter height Numerical Weather Model 5 km, 3-hourly
Snow Depth Millimeters of compacted snow depth on the ground Combination model 3 km, Daily
Solid and Liquid Precipitation Kilograms per square meter of solid or liquid precipitation Combination model 3 km, Daily
Simulated PV Power Total power output in kilowatts of the PV system CPR Shading Models, PVFORM Model Spatial resolution dependent on PV system size.
Simulated PV Energy Total energy output in kilowatt-hours of the PV system CPR Shading Models, PVFORM Model Spatial resolution dependent on PV system size. Temporal resolution: 1 hour, 30-minutes or 1-minute.

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