Supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative, the NSRDB is a widely used and relied-upon resource. The database is managed and updated using the latest methods of reserach by a specialized team of forecasters at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Data collection for the NSRDB is a collaborative effort. Contributors include:


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