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 Standard (10 km; 1-hour)
Enhanced (1 km; 1-hour, 30 or 15-minute)
High (1 km; 10, 5 or 1-minute)
Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) Irradiance in Watts/m2 on a surface normal to the sun Perez Model Standard (10 km; 1-hour)
Enhanced (1 km; 1-hour, 30 or 15-minute)
High (1 km; 10, 5 or 1-minute)
Diffuse Irradiance (DIF) Total irradiance in Watts/m2 that does not arrive on a direct path from the sun Geometric relationship Standard (10 km; 1-hour)
Enhanced (1 km; 1-hour, 30 or 15-minute)
High (1 km; 10, 5 or 1-minute)
Plane of Array Irradiance (POAI) Total irradiance in Watts/m2 modeled on the plane of the PV array Perez Transposition Model Standard (10 km; 1-hour)
Enhanced (1 km; 1-hour, 30 or 15-minute)
High (1 km; 10, 5 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 Standard (10 km; 1-hour)
Enhanced (1 km; 1-hour, 30 or 15-minute)
High (1 km; 10, 5 or 1-minute)
Simulated PV Energy Total energy output in kilowatt-hours of the PV system CPR Shading Models, PVFORM Model Standard (10 km; 1-hour)
Enhanced (1 km; 1-hour, 30 or 15-minute)
High (1 km; 10, 5 or 1-minute)

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