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Title: The National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB): A Brief Overview

Abstract

This poster presents a high-level overview of the National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB). The NSRDB uses the physics-based model (PSM), which was developed using: adapted PATMOS-X model for cloud identification and properties, REST-2 model for clear-sky conditions, and NREL's Fast All-sky Radiation Model for Solar Applications (FARMS) for cloudy-sky Global Horizontal Irradiance (GHI) solar irradiance calculations.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
OSTI Identifier:
1395826
Report Number(s):
NREL/PO-5D00-68916
DOE Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at Solar Power International, 10-13 September 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; National Solar Radiation Database; NSRDB; Modern Era-Retrospective Analysis; MERRA; cloud identification; Global Horizontal Irradiance; solar irradiance

Citation Formats

Habte, Aron M, Sengupta, Manajit, and Lopez, Anthony. The National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB): A Brief Overview. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Habte, Aron M, Sengupta, Manajit, & Lopez, Anthony. The National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB): A Brief Overview. United States.
Habte, Aron M, Sengupta, Manajit, and Lopez, Anthony. Mon . "The National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB): A Brief Overview". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1395826.
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year = {Mon Sep 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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