How does Solargis data compare to NREL TMY3 data?

Modified on: Tue, 17 Jan, 2017 at 15:58

NREL TMY3 data are available for only specific locations. Whereas Solargis is a satellite-derived irradiance database with continuous availability at the spatial resolution of 250m x 250m. Solargis compares favorably against NREL TMY3 on several aspects including accuracy, resolution, and continuity.

Details of accuracy of SolarGIS data can be seen here:

Information on accuracy of NREL TMY3 data can be seen here:

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