Measurement Data

The distributed PV monitoring datasets are available for free and can be used by anyone. We do ask that you provide your name and e-mail address prior to downloading the files.

How to use

First, review the PV system and data channel information. This document includes the properties of the systems that provided the data. It also maps the column names from the data files to the individual systems.

Next, download and extract the ZIP files containing the data using the links below. Each ZIP file contains one or more comma-separated value (CSV) files, which can be easily imported into most analysis software.

PV system and data channel information

1-second resolution data (from June 2012)

1-, 15-, and 60-minute resolution data (from June 2012)