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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 horizontal, direct normal, and diffuse horizontal irradiance to define the amount of solar energy that hits this particular location. The solar measurement instrumentation is also accompanied by meteorological monitoring equipment to provide scientists with a complete picture of the solar power possibilities.
- Originated 04/19/2016 by National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

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 NameSizeTypeResource Description
 Solar radiation monitoring of Nevada Power's Clark StationwebsiteDatasets available including "Live" graphical display, updated every 60 minutes. (No longer available) "Live" data and plots, updated every 60 minutes. (No longer available) Daily plots and raw data files, are available from March 27, 2006 to March 3, 2015. Solar Calendars, are available from March 2006 to March 2015. Wind roses (monthly, seasonal, & yearly) are available from April 2006 to February 2015. Pictures of instrumentation and collectors at NPCS site. DOI 10.7799/1052547
 BibliographywebsiteResource bibliography on SciTech Connect DOI 10.7799/1052547


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•  DEC  • 18 2014

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Cite this dataset:

Stoffel, T.; Andreas, A. (2014): Solar irradiance data from Nevada Power's Clark Station, Las Vegas, Nevada. National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

About this dataset

id 12
DOI 10.7799/1052547
status Publicly accessible
last updated soon

DOE Project

GO28308 Unknown

Research Areas

  • Energy Analysis
  • Solar Power

Additional Subjects

  • Instrumentation
  • Knowledge Management

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