This page lists citations for the various NSRDB publications referenced elsewhere on this website.


Galen Maclaurin, Manajit Sengupta, Yu Xie, and Nicholas Gilroy. Development of a MODIS-derived surface albedo data set: an improved model input for processing the NSRDB. Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-67306, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, December 2016. doi:10.2172/1335471.


Manajit Sengupta, Aron Habte, Yu Xie, Grant Buster, Mike Bannister, Michael Rossol, Paul Edwards, Galen Maclaurin, Evan Rosenlieb, Jaemo Yang, Haiku Sky, and Billy Roberts. Recent improvements in the National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB). NREL/PO-5D00-83375, December 2022. URL:


Manajit Sengupta, Aron M Habte, Yu Xie, Michael N Rossol, and Grant Buster. Evolution of NREL's National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB). NREL/PO-5D00-74137, September 2019. URL:


National Renewable Energy Laboratory. 2022 National Solar Radiation Database webinar., November 2022.