Solar Resource Assessment (SRA) refers to the analysis of a prospective solar energy production site with the end goal being an accurate estimate of that facility’s annual energy production (AEP). As the designer, manufacturer, and provider of equipment used to conduct measurement campaigns in support of that goal, we at NRG often use the term “SRA” in reference to site-specific measurement. That is, the systematic collection of “ground truth” meteorological data for the purpose of lowering the uncertainty of the AEP estimate.
Contrary to a few short years ago, the routine collection of site-specific solar resource data has quickly become standard practice in the utility-scale solar PV industry, just as it is in wind. When properly installed and maintained, site-specific SRA campaigns provide an accurate context from which long-term satellite-derived irradiance data can be corrected.
Our SRA product portfolio offers a complete toolkit for the utility-scale photovoltaic project developer. From the sensors to the data logger to the tower they are mounted on, our products are designed to integrate seamlessly for easy installation and precise data collection. Measure the potential of your utility-scale solar PV project with the SRA System from NRG
Additionally, your solar project can benefit of our Soiling Measurement and All-Weather PVH kits featured products.