Publications

The following publications provide information about the NSRDB data sets.

  1. Habte, A.; Sengupta, M. ; Lopez, A. (2017) "Evaluation of the National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB): 1998-2015" NREL/TP-5D00-67722
  2. Sengupta, M.; Habte, A.; Gotseff, P.; Weekley, A.; Lopez, A.; Anderberg, M.; Molling, C.; Heidinger, A. (2014). "Physics-Based GOES Product for Use in NREL's National Solar Radiation Database: Preprint." 6 pp. NREL/CP-5D00-62776.
  3. Sengupta, M.; Habte, A.; Gotseff, P.; Weekley, A.; Lopez, A.; Molling, C.; Heidinger, A. (2014). "Physics-Based GOES Satellite Product for Use in NREL's National Solar Radiation Database: Preprint." 9 pp.; NREL/CP-5D00-62237.
  4. Habte, A.; Lopez, A.; Sengupta, M.; Wilcox, S. (2014). Temporal and Spatial Comparison of Gridded TMY, TDY, and TGY Data Sets. 30 pp. NREL/TP-5D00-60886.
  5. Wilcox, S. M. (2012). National Solar Radiation Database 1991-2010 Update: User's Manual. 479 pp. NREL/TP-5500-54824.
  6. George, R.; Wilcox, S.; Anderberg, M. (2008). "National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB) - 10 km Gridded Hourly Solar Database. Solar Resource Assessment Workshop(Presentation)." 38 pp. NREL/PR-550-44443.
  7. Myers, D. R. (2008). "Uncertainty for Satellite and Station Solar Data in the Updated NSRDB. Solar Resource Assessment Workshop (Presentation)." 31 pp. NREL/PR-550-44456.
  8. Stackhouse, P. W., Jr.; Zhang, T.; Chandler, W. S.; Whitlock, C. H.; Hoell, J. M.; Westberg, D. J.; Perez, R.; Wilcox, S. (2008). "Satellite Based Assessment of the NSRDB Site Irradiances and Time Series from NASA and SUNY/Albany Algorithms." Campbell-Howe, R., ed. Proceedings of the Solar 2008 Conference, May 3-8, 2008, San Diego, California (CD-ROM). Including Proceedings of 37th ASES Annual Conference, Proceedings of 33rd National Passive Solar Conference, and Proceedings of the 3rd Renewable Energy Policy and Marketing Conference. Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society (ASES). 6 pp. NREL/CP-520-46750.
  9. Stackhouse, Jr, P. W.; Zhang, T.; Chandler, W. S.; Whitlock, C. H.; Hoell, J. M.; Westberg, D. J.; Perez, R.; Wilcox, S. (2008). "Satellite Based Assessment of the NSRDB Site Irradiances and Time Series from NASA and SUNY/Albany Algorithms." Proceedings ASES Annual Meeting, San  Diego, California.
  10. Wilcox, S. (2007). National Solar Radiation Database 1991-2005 Update: User's Manual. 472 pp. NREL/TP-581-41364.
  11. Wilcox, S.; Anderberg, M.; George, R.; Marion, W.; Myers, D.; Renne, D.; Lott, N.; Whitehurst, T.; Beckman, W.; Gueymard, C.; Perez, R.; Stackhouse, P.; Vignola, F. (2007). "Completing Production of the Updated National Solar Radiation Database for the United States." Campbell-Howe, R., ed. Proceedings of the Solar 2007 Conference, July 8-12, 2007, Cleveland, Ohio (CD-ROM). Including Proceedings of 36th ASES Annual Conference, Proceedings of 32nd National Passive Solar Conference, and Proceedings of the 2nd Renewable Energy Policy and Marketing Conference. Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society (ASES). 8 pp. NREL/CP-581-41511.
  12. George, R.; Wilcox, S.; Anderberg, M.; Perez, R. (2007). "National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB) - 10 Km Gridded Hourly Solar Database." Campbell-Howe, R., ed. Proceedings of the Solar 2007 Conference, July 8-12, 2007, Cleveland, Ohio (CD-ROM). Including Proceedings of 36th ASES Annual Conference, Proceedings of 32nd National Passive Solar Conference, and Proceedings of the 2nd Renewable Energy Policy and Marketing Conference. Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society (ASES). 8 pp.; NREL/CP-581-41599.
  13. Perez, R.; Moore, K.; Wilcox, S.; Renne, D.; Zelenka, A. (2007). "Forecasting Solar Radiation - Preliminary Evaluation of an Approach Based upon the National Forecast Database." Solar Energy. Vol. 81(6); pp. 809-812. NREL/JA-581-41774.
  14. Wilcox, S. (2007). "1991-2005 National Solar Radiation Database. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)" (Fact Sheet). 2 pp. NREL/FS-581-41595.
  15. Wilcox, S.; Anderberg, M.; Beckman, W.; DeGaetano, A.; George, R.; Gueymard, C.; Marion, W.; Myers, D.; Perez, R.; Lott, N.; Renne, D.; Stackhouse, P.; Vignola, F. (2006). "Towards Production of an Updated National Solar Radiation Database." Campbell-Howe, R., ed. Proceedings of the Solar 2006 Conference, July 9-13, 2006, Denver, Colorado (CD-ROM). Including Proceedings of 35th ASES Annual Conference, Proceedings of 31st National Passive Solar Conference, Proceedings of the 1st Renewable Energy Policy and Marketing Conference, and Proceedings of the ASME 2006 International Solar Energy Conference. Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). 6 pp. NREL/CP-560-39597.
  16. Myers, D. R.; Wilcox, S.; Marion, W.; George, R.; Anderberg, M. (2005). "Broadband Model Performance for an Updated National Solar Radiation Database in the United States of America: Preprint." 9 pp. NREL/CP-560-37699.
  17. Myers, D. R.; Wilcox, S.; Marion, W.; George, R.; Anderberg, M. (2005). "Broadband Model Performance for an Updated National Solar Radiation Database in the United States of America." Goswami, D. Y.; Vijayaraghavan, S.; Campbell-Howe, R., eds. Proceedings of 2005 Solar World Congress: Bringing Water to the World, August 8-12, 2005, Orlando, Florida. Including Proceedings of 34th ASES Annual Conference and Proceedings of 30th National Passive Solar Conference. Washington, DC: International Solar Energy Society (ISES); Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society (ASES). 6 pp. NREL/CP-560-39701.
  18. Renne, D.; Wilcox, S.; Marion, B.; George, R.; Myers, D.; Stoffel, T.; Perez, R.; Stackhouse, Jr. P. (2003). "Progress on Updating the 1961-1990 National Solar Radiation Database." Campbell-Howe, R. ed. Proceedings of the Solar 2003 Conference Including Proceedings of 32nd ASES Annual Conference and Proceedings of 28th National Passive Solar Conference, June 21-26, 2003, Austin, Texas. Boulder, Colorado: American Solar Energy Society, Inc., (ASES) pp. 429-433. NREL/CP-710-34839.
  19. Renne, D.; Wilcox, S.; Marion, B.; George, R.; Myers, D.; Stoffel, T.; Perez, R.; Stackhouse, P. Jr. (2003). "Progress on Updating the 1961-1990 National Solar Radiation Database: Preprint." 8 pp. NREL/CP-560-33792.
  20. Maxwell, E. L. (1998). "METSTAT: The Solar Radiation Model Used in the Production of the National Solar Radiation Data Base (NSRDB)." Solar Energy. Vol. 62(4); pp. 263-279. NREL/TP-463-7905.
  21. Vignola, F. (1997). "Testing of the METSTAT Model." Campbell-Howe, R.; Wilkins-Crowder, B., eds. Proceedings of the 1997 American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference, April 25-30, 1997, Washington, D.C.. Boulder, CO: American Solar Energy Society. pp. 287-292. NREL/23312.
  22. Maxwell, E. L. (1994). "Lessons Learned from Developing METSTAT." Burley, S. M. et al., eds. Solar '94: Proceedings of the 1994 American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference, June 25-30, 1994, San Jose, California. Boulder, Colorado: American Solar Energy Society. pp. 427-432. NREL/TP-463-6440.