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Solar Resource Analysis Tool (SRAT)

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    Overview

    The Solar Resource Analysis Tool (SRAT) imports publicly avaiable .csv data from the National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB), perfroms a statistical analysis of the data, and produces publication quality plots showing monthly mean and annual mean trends.

     

    Instructions

    1. Find the station ID that most closely matches the location of the facility from the NSRDB. (http://rredc.nrel.gov/solar/old_data...ationsMeta.csv)
    2. Download approriate solar data from the NSRDB (ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/nsrdb-solar/)
    3. Unzip the both archives and extract the folder into the same directory as this file.
    4. Run Matlab code.
    5. When prompted enter the station ID.
    6. Images will be exported to the same directory as this file.

     

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