Latest Database Release: USPVDB_V1_0_20231108
The latest release includes data on 3,699 large-scale solar photovoltaic facilities in operation across 47 states and Washington, D.C. through the end of 2021. The oldest facility in the data set began operation in 1986.
This site holds the codebooks, memos and other information about the most recent USPVDB data release. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information. To be added to the USPVDB mailing list to receive information about upcoming releases etc, please go here.
Year of Publication
A paper providing detailed descriptions of the methodology used to assemble this dataset can be found here: Fujita, K.S., Ancona, Z..H., Kramer, L.A., Diffendorfer, J.E., Straka, M., Gautreau, T.E., Robson, D., Hoen, B. and Garrity, C.P., Georectified polygon database of ground-mounted large-scale solar photovoltaic sites in the United States. Scientific Data (2023) (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-023-02644-8)
A brief overview of this study can be found here.
A webinar describing the data sources and the data viewer was recorded on Nov 16, 2023, and can be viewed here.