WeatherSourceInformation


Contains information about the source of weather model used to generate the data response.  Also includes site information such as Latitude, Longitude and Elevation_Meters.

WeatherSiteName

The source of the solar model used to generate the irradiance-specific data fields in <WeatherDataPeriod>.

Possible values: A string value such as SolarAnywhere3_2.

Currently supported options include:

  • SolarAnywhere3_2: SolarAnywhere time-series version 3.2, available time range 1/1/1998 through 90-day forecast.
  • SolarAnywhere2_5: SolarAnywhere time-series version 2.5, available time range 1/1/1998 through 12/31/2016.
  • SolarAnywhereTGY2016: SolarAnywhere typical GHI year, based on version 3.2, eligible years 1998-2016.
  • SolarAnywhereTDY2016: SolarAnywhere typical DNI year, based on version 3.2, eligible years 1998-2016.
  • SolarAnywhereTGY2012: SolarAnywhere typical GHI year, based on version 2.3, eligible years 1998-2012 (NSRDB equivalent).
  • SolarAnywhereTDY2012: SolarAnywhere typical DNI year, based on version 2.3, eligible years 1998-2012 (NSRDB equivalent)

 

Latitude

The latitude of the <Site>, in decimal units.

Possible values: A decimal value such as 34.55.  Possible range: -60.00 to +60.00.

Longitude

The longtiude of the <Site>, in decimal units.

Possible values: A decimal value such as -116.75.  Possible range: -180.00 to +180.00.

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Elevation_Meters

Contains the distance above sea level of the <Site>. Units in meters.

Possible values: An integer such as 54.  Possible range: -413 to +8850.