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U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmark Q1 2018

NREL has been modeling U.S. photovoltaic PV system costs since 2009. The U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System CostBenchmark Q1 2018 report benchmarks costs of U.S. solar PV for residential commercial and utility-scale systems built in the first quarter of 2018…
NREL
energy
data
PV photovoltaic solar energy
LCOE
capital cost
2018
Submitted 03/15/2019 - 08:50 by Ran Fu

NREL Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility (VTIF): Rotating Shadowband Radiometer (RSR); Golden, Colorado (Data)

This measurement station at NREL's Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility (VTIF) monitors global horizontal, direct normal, and diffuse horizontal irradiance to define the amount of solar energy that hits this particular location. The solar measurement…
vtif
midc
solar
irradiance
meterological
data
measurement
instrumentation
solar calendar
wind rose
display
weather
outdoor
global
direct
diffuse
temperature
humidity
wind
pressure
precipitation
silicon
rotating
shadowband
pyranometer
radiometer
rsr
rsp
solar energy
wind energy
renewable energy
RE
vehicle
Testing
Golden
colorado
Submitted 12/17/2014 - 22:00 by Lustbader, J.

2019 Annual Technology Baseline ATB Cost and Performance Data for Electricity Generation Technologies

Starting in 2015 NREL has presented the Annual Technology Baseline ATB in an Excel workbook that contains detailed cost and performance data both current and projected for renewable and conventional technologies. The workbook includes a spreadsheet for…
NREL
energy
data
wind
PV
photovoltaic
concentrating solar power
geothermal
hydropower
battery energy storage
CAPEX
capital expenditures
overnight capital cost
cost and performance
capacity factor
operations and maintenance
OM
projection
renewable energy
RE
United States
levelized cost of energy
LCOE
Submitted 07/23/2019 - 21:45 by Laura Vimmerstedt

Manufacturing Thermal Energy Use in 2014

The first data set estimates thermal energy use (i.e., fuels combusted for process heating, boilers, and combined heat and power/cogeneration) by end use, temperature, county, and facility employment size class for all U.S. manufacturing industries in…
NREL
energy
data
manufacturing
boilers
process heat
temperature
thermal energy
CHP
cogeneration
Submitted 09/27/2019 - 08:01 by Colin McMillan

Oahu Solar Measurement Grid (1-Year Archive): 1-Second Solar Irradiance; Oahu, Hawaii (Data)

Seventeen measurement stations in the south western region of the island of Oahu collected data at 1-second intervals over the course of a year. The sensors are located in a 1-kilometer grid and the information then can be used to predict what PV…
midc
solar
irradiance
data
measurement
instrumentation
outdoor
global
silicon
PV
study
output
variability
cloud
ramp rate
grid
one second
solar energy
renewable energy
RE
Oahu
Hawaii
Clean Energy
photovoltaic
HCEI
Submitted 12/17/2014 - 22:00 by Sengupta, M.

Rooftop Photovoltaic Technical Potential in the United States

This data submission contains a workbook with data, and three sets of shapefiles that correspond to that data. Contact: Meghan Mooney, Meghan.Mooney@nrel.gov The workbook contains data that underlies the 2016 technical report Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic…
NREL
energy
data
rooftop
photovoltaic
PV
technical potential
Submitted 11/05/2019 - 15:20 by Meghan Mooney

2018 Industrial Energy Data Book

The Industrial Energy Data Book (IEDB) aggregates and synthesizes information on the trends in industrial energy use, energy prices, economic activity, and water use. The IEDB also estimates county-level industrial energy use and combustion energy use of…
NREL
energy
Industrial Energy Data Book
industry
agriculture
mining
construction
manufacturing
county
Submitted 11/14/2019 - 07:47 by Colin McMillan

Electrification Futures Study Load Profiles

This data set includes hourly load profiles developed for the Electrification Futures Study (EFS). The load profiles represent projected end-use electricity demand for various scenarios of electrification (Reference, Medium, High) and technology…
NREL
energy
data
electrification
buildings
transportation
industry
Electrification Futures Study
EFS
United States
end-use technologies
electrotechnologies
energy transitions
2050
load profile
Submitted 01/14/2020 - 17:02 by Paige Jadun

Electrification Futures Study Flexible Load Profiles

This data set includes hourly profiles for flexible load developed for the Electrification Futures Study (EFS). The load profiles represent projected end-use electricity demand that is assumed to be flexible (i.e., can be shifted throughout a day) for…
NREL
energy
data
electrification
buildings
transportation
industry
Electrification Futures Study
EFS
United States
end-use technologies
demand-side flexibility
load profile
Submitted 02/04/2020 - 11:42 by Paige Jadun

Solar irradiance data from Nevada Power's Clark Station, Las Vegas, Nevada

A partnership with the University of Nevada and U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to collect solar data to support future solar power generation in the United States. The measurement station monitors global…
midc
solar
irradiance
meterological
data
measurement
instrumentation
solar calendar
wind rose
display
weather
outdoor
global
direct
diffuse
temperature
humidity
wind
pressure
precipitation
thermopile
tracker
pyranometer
pyrheliometer
radiometer
renewable energy
RE
Nevada
Las Vegas
Clark Station
Submitted 12/17/2014 - 22:00 by Afshin Andreas